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Guild Member Profile

Adrian Tierney-Jones

Journalist, author, speaker
  • Author
  • Beer judge
  • Editor
  • Event speaking
  • Journalist
  • South West
  • International Beer Judge
  • world beer awards 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). 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.