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Guild Member Profile

James Beeson

Food and Drink writer / Journalist
  • South East

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James is an award-winning freelance journalist who specialises in writing about food and drink. He is currently seeking new opportunities in the New Zealand beer scene, having worked as a reporter for industry title The Morning Advertiser. He runs his own website, Beeson on Beer, and also writes on a freelance basis for a number of publications including Ferment Magazine, Belgian Beer & Food Magazine and The Brewers Journal.

Pieces of work by James:

  • How Catalonia's Rural Brewers Have Embraced Mixed Fermentation

    A travel feature for Beeson on Beer, in which James explores the rural beer scene of Catalonia, learning how its brewers have embraced the arts of barrel ageing and mixed fermentation.

  • In Interview | Mark Tranter, Burning Sky

    Burning Sky has become something of a byword for quality when it comes to mixed fermentation, wood aged saisons. But there is also so much more to the Sussex brewery than those excellent beers. James Beeson sat down with Burning Sky owner Mark Tranter recently to discuss some of its very exciting plans for 2017, and beyond. Published by The Brewers Journal in January 2017.

  • Roger Protz: CAMRA must embrace craft keg beer

    Interview with Roger Protz for The Morning Advertiser. Published in September 2017.

  • Camden Town Brewery Launches Inaugural TV Advertising Campaign

    UK sightlines piece for Good Beer Hunting. Published in September 2017.