Guild Member Profile
- Beer judge
- Event speaking
- South West
- International Beer Judge
- world beer awards judge
What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?
Award-winning freelance journalist/author/speaker on beer, pubs, food and travel: Daily Telegraph, Beer, Original Gravity (also editor), Daily Star, Imbibe, Sunday Times Travel Magazine and various others. Beer Writer of the Year 2017. Written quite a few books, with The Seven Moods of Craft Beer a particular favourite. Edited 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die. Does talks and occasional consultancy/press releases, but happiest on assignment and in front of laptop (or audience). Former Secretary of the British Guild of Beer Writers from 2005-2016.
What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?
Experience as a journalist and editor plus 20 years immersed in covering beer, pubs and breweries — hanging out with brewers, observing and listening, travelling alone and asking questions and continually learning, as well as experience as the Guild’s Secretary from 2005-2016.
What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?
Like minded conviviality and lashings of good beer.