Gabe Toth is a brewer, distiller, and journalist in northern Colorado. After a ten-year newspaper career, he moved into the craft beer world in 2010 at Santa Fe Brewing Co., subsequently moving between brewing and distilling and earning awards from the GABF, World Beer Cup, ADI and ACSA. He now oversees operations at The Family Jones production distillery. Toth is a current contributor to Artisan Spirit, Distiller, and The New Brewer magazines. He holds degrees in communications and sociology and brewing and distilling certifications from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD). He has been applying his fermentation knowledge to home-fermented food and drink since 2005.