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Guild Member Profile

Adrian Tierney-Jones

Journalist, author, speaker
  • journalist
  • editor
  • event-spking
  • beer-judge
  • South West
  • World Beer Awards judge
  • International beer judge
  • bhs

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).

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.

What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?

Like minded conviviality and lashings of good beer.