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Contact BeerAdvocate (BA)

We'd love to hear from you or help if you need assistance. See our FAQs below too.

General: [email protected]

Contact Jason & Todd (Alström Brothers) with your questions or feedback.

Advertise: [email protected]

Browser our media kit and drop us a note if you're interested in advertising with us.

Editorial: [email protected]

Have pitch for BA mag, or want to send feedback about a current story or issue?

Orders: [email protected]

Have a question regarding an order placed directly with us? Drop us a note with your order/subscription info. We recommend reading our BeerAdvocate magazine FAQs too. Note: We can't help with orders placed with Eventbrite or Google Play.

Beer Samples for Review:

We only accept samples directly from licensed brewers, distributors or importers. Please contact us based on your location for shipping details.

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Frequently Asked Questions (General)


Do you have an app?
Yes. It's been in beta testing since March 2013. For updates see our Announcements forum.

Do you have a public application programming interface (API)?
Not at this time.

Can I get your data for my project?
We don't provide or sell our data.

Are you hiring?
Not at this time.

Where do I send press releases?
Send them to: [email protected]. Please note that we only accept text-based submissions that are properly formatted.

How do I claim our page?
We currently don't the ability to claim a page in order to edit content and view statistics, but we're working on it.

Ratings


Can I use your ratings?
Yes, so long as credit is given to the source; BeerAdvocate.

What's the "BROS" score?
From 1996 to 2000 the only ratings and reviews on the site were from BeerAdvocate founders and brothers Jason & Todd Alström. It's a nod to those early days and provides some comparison to BeerAdvocate Overall Score.

Adding & Reporting


How do I add an Event?
Log into your BA account, click Events > Add Event. It'll appear once it's approved. You may also edit your listing.

How do I add a Place?
Log into your BA account, click Places > Add Place. It'll appear once it's approved.

How do I report a change for a Beer or Place?
Log into your BA account, find the Beer or Place > Update. We'll review and take action as needed.

How do I report a problem with a user or review?
Please send us a direct link to the user or review, along with a reason. If the problem is with a forum post, please use the "report" link located within the post. We'll review and take action as needed.

Account Help


I can't log in / remember my password.
You can ask for a password reminder when you login. Ensure that your username/email and password is correctly entered.

I'd like to change my username.
You can email us with your existing and desired username, however, we can't promise that the change will be made.

I can't post.
Your posting privileges have most likely been temporarily suspended and will return after a period of time. If you're trying to post in the trading forums, you need to have been a member for at least 30 days.

My content was removed.
Please read our Terms of Service.

I've been banned.
We can't assist you once your account has been banned.