Unfiltered Media Group, LLC is a next-generation media business exploring ways to build relationships with passionate audiences in growth markets. We’re channel-agnostic, reaching demographically diverse consumers through print, digital, and social media, building media brands and products that resonate with today’s audiences, delivered through every relevant platform. From print and digital magazines and books to online learning courses and videos, as well as apps, retreats, festivals, and more, Unfiltered Media Group LLC is aggressively redefining what “media company” means in today’s evolving landscape.


Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine

The magazine for those who make and drink great beer. Inside each issue of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine® you'll find:

  • Practical advice from the best craft beer writers
  • Dozens of beer reviews with comprehensive tasting notes
  • Exclusive interviews and advice from world-class brewers
  • In-depth coverage of brewing trends that matter to you
  • Tips for getting the most out of your homebrew
  • Comprehensive features on beer styles, ingredients, and techniques

And much, much more.


The best online resource for those who make and drink great beer. Updated daily with web-only content, beer reviews, recipes, and so much more.


Brewing Education

Experience the world's best online learning resource for homebrewers. You get:

  • Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Videos, quizzes and interactive content designed for a proven learning experience
  • Unlimited access. Take your courses at your time and pace


Our events bring a unique experience to customers through impossible to find beer, the best brewers, and the industry knowledge to host what beer lovers are looking for.

Brewers Retreat
premium brewing experiences

Brewers Retreat

Enjoy the premium brewing experience in the United States, with a small group od passionate brewing enthusiasts.

Attendees will brew with some of the best commercial brewers in the world:

  • Matt Brynildson, Master Brewer at Firestone Walker
  • Tomme Arthur, Director of Brewery Opertations at The Lost Abbey
  • Steven Pauwels, Master Brewer at Boulevard Brewing
  • Andy Parker, Master Brewer at Avery Brewing
  • John Mallett, Director of Operations at Bell's Brewery, Inc.
  • And more on the event site!
Brewery Workshop
premium brewing experiences

Brewery Workshop

The Brewery Workshop helps brewery entrepreneurs build and grow great businesses.

There are only 50 spots available for these rare opportunities for new and in-planning breweries to spend multiple days with the best minds in brewing. Move beyond the guesswork and spend three days in Fort Collins, Colorado, connecting with the experts who have built successful breweries. By learning from the experiences of brewers and owners who have been there before, you’ll save yourself the money and time lost in missteps. At this workshop, we'll navigate the ins and outs of establishing and growing a brewery through hands-on seminars and interactive technical brewery tours where you’ll have the opportunity to engage directly with the pros and your peers. You’ll gain the skills to improve the efficiency of your brewery, create invaluable connections with others in the industry, and accomplish in days what usually would take months.

Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival
Big Events

Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival

Bringing together the best beer, breweries, and people to the Harley-Davidson Museum on October 23 & 24.

Some of the breweries include:

  • Avery Brewing Company
  • Jester King Brewery
  • The Bruery
  • Perennial Artisan Ales
Minnesota Craft Beer Festival
big events

Minnesota Craft Beer Festival

The Minnesota Craft Beer Festival will feature limited-release beers, world-class breweries, unlimited pours, and live music (Erik Berry from Trampled by Turtles) in Minneapolis-St. Paul on April 23, 2016.

In its premiere year, the Minnesota Craft Beer Festival will provide a four hour tasting session at the Minneapolis Convention Center, where more than 80 breweries will participate in pouring some of their best brew. Each brewery has been asked to bring a taproom-only beer and/or a rare limited-release option.

about us

Unfiltered Media Group, LLC, was founded in 2013 by a group of publishing professionals with decades of experience in the enthusiast and how-to media markets. We are committed to building multi-channel, multi-platform media for passionate audiences.

Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer

John Bolton

John is Unfiltered Media Group, LLC’s key operator and drives everything from high-level strategy to ground-level execution in sales, ecommerce, marketing, audience development, social media, distribution and fulfillment, finance, and more. His media experience spans 15 years and ranges from cofounder of a small independent publisher to SVP/Group Publisher for a $40M+ division of a $250M media conglomerate.

Cofounder & Chief Content Officer

Jamie Bogner

Jamie’s focus is on content and product, developing big picture vision while simultaneously serving as Editorial and Creative Director for Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®, working with creative contributors (writers, editors, photographers, illustrators, videographers) across media. He’s served in roles as diverse as Art Director, Editorial Director, VP of Content, and VP/Group Publisher for a variety of media companies, and is equally at home evaluating P&L’s or designing magazine pages.

Chief Executive Officer

John Bolton

Chief Content Officer

Jamie Bogner

Chief Operations Officer

Haydn Strauss

Production and Managing Editor

Trish Faubion

Customer Service Manager

Sally Murray

Customer Service

Diana Theriault

Director of Sales

Mary KinCannon

Sales Manager

Alex Johnson

Retail Sales Manager

Rachel Szado


Libby Murphy


Sarah Strauss

Editorial Consigliere

Steve Koenig


Unfiltered is looking for dedicated beer & media lovers. For all positions, please apply with your cover letter and resume to See positions below.

We do not have any open positions at this time

Contact us

  • 888-875-8708
  • Fort Collins, Colorado