Dennis Malcolm Byron aka Ale Sharpton is an award-winning journalist, photographer and editor who has worked with various publications for the past 15 years. Originally from New York and a Cornell University alumnus, he freelances for Beer Connoisseur Magazine, Jezebel Magazine, Upscale, JET Magazine, Uptown, Men's Book, Where Magazine, Complex, and numerous other publications and websites. He specializes in celebrity profiles and lifestyle features highlighting travel destinations, automobiles, dining, product reviews, sports, and numerous other topics.
Under his Ale Sharpton alias, Dennis is a world renowned beer writer, photographer, consultant, and speaker, has an award-winning website, www.alesharpton.com, and hosts his own beer show on the Web, Cruisin’ For A Brewsin’. Touring breweries; reviewing beer; interviewing beer aficionados and brewmasters; and covering beer festivals domestically and abroad, Ale is on a mission to teach and spread the love of what he terms “the world’s greatest beverage.” Successfully and affectively, he is garnering support from a growing list of fans worldwide who enjoy his candid, down-to-earth, “hipster” approach to the world of ales and lagers. Along with his show and scribe duties, Ale also hosts festivals, beer dinners, art shows and events throughout the country.
Dennis is also an entrepreneur who recently launched the creative agency AllWays Open Creative Solutions. Look for their major impact by the mid-2013 mark.
Although he loves being a globetrotter, Dennis aka Ale proudly claims Atlanta, Ga. his home.
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