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Guild Member Profile

Alex Barlow

  • journalist
  • Midlands

Alex is a qualified Master Brewer, experienced beer and food presenter and author of the ALL BEER Guide, winner of four International awards. He is founder and head brewer at Sentinel Brewing Co. in Sheffield and also the Beer Academy’s Director of Learning and chief sommelier examiner. He has recently upgraded course training materials for Foundation, Advanced and How to Judge Beer courses and launched the introductory Beer Steward online qualification, aimed at beer and bar trade employees. Alex presents in an involving manner, backed by his extensive beer knowledge. Passionate about beer and food matching, he has written on the subject for several publications. He regularly hosts beer and food tasting events for public, industry professionals and corporate groups at His ALL BEER Experience is a uniquely interactive educational guide to beer styles and flavours while is an innovative website improving beer flavour discovery and choice for consumers and trade. 178 Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4SQ M: +44 77 83 55 53 35 E: W: