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Guild Member Profile

Don Burgess

  • journalist
  • South West

Don has been at the mash tun of British micro brewing since 1990. He has been involved with the development of beers and the promotion of new beers on paper and in the glass for much of his time in the industry, winning awards from Camra, the Q awards, and the National Hop Association. As well as being an award winning brewer, Don is also a passionate about quality food and has enthusiastically worked on a local, national, and international basis to bring his insight and enthusiasm for British quality beers to a greater audience, while insisting that there is still plenty out there to learn about beer and food — and taking every “educational” opportunity that comes his way. Don is presently Technical Director of SIBA. Help Me Through the World, Boxbush Road, Coleford, Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucester GL16 8DN. 07768 296 360