St. Louis Post-Dispatch food critic and beer columnist Evan Benn will give his take on craft beer and covering beer as a journalist at Mudhook Brewing Co. on Dec. 9.

Benn, who is a former York Dispatch freelance reporter and a York native, will also talk about how York and St. Louis compare with each other and other craft beer towns and about Mudhook and the beer it produces during the York Jewish Community Center event.

Mudhook will have beer and food for sale, according to a news release.

The event is part of the JCC's Second Sunday Series, this one entitled Hoppy Hanukkah. It will be held at Mudhook, 34 N. Cherry Ln., in York City at 1 p.m. on Dec. 9.

Benn is the author of "Brew in the Lou" and a Hip Hop Brew app and is also the online beer columnist for

Registration is $7 at the door. Advance registration, which ends Friday, is $5 and is due at the York JCC, 2000 Hollywood Dr.