Milena Perrine

Chris and Milena Perrine
Business: Craft Beering

Chris and Milena Perrine are a husband-and-wife team who are passionate about great food, craft beer, and travel.


Chris is an executive chef with over 20 years of culinary experience and is an avid home brewer.

Milena is a former finance professional (commercial lending and private equity) and an entrepreneur.

Together they own the lifestyle blog Craft Beering, where they share their ideas and experiences for a life centered around the enjoyment of craft beer.

They publish their original cooking with beer recipes, craft beer cocktails, food and beer pairings and recipes, information on beer styles and tasting, and more.

Chris and Milena are also the creators of the first-ever comprehensive line of hops seasonings and hops-infused salts.

They are recipe contributors to the American Homebrewers Association,, and multiple recipe sharing sites, including The Spruce Eats.


Chris is an ITT Tech graduate and Milena has a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master of business administration degree. Both are working toward obtaining the Certified Cicerone certification.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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