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James Beeson

Food and Drink writer / Journalist
  • South East

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James is a journalist who specialises in writing about food and drink, and the Guild’s Young Beer Writer of the Year 2017. He is currently working as a reporter for The Morning Advertiser, having graduated with distinction in his Masters in Newspaper Journalism at City, University of London. He runs his own website, Beeson on Beer, and also writes on a freelance basis for a number of publications including The Independent, Good Beer Hunting, Ferment Magazine, Belgian Beer & Food Magazine and The Brewers Journal.

Pieces of work by James:

  • The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

    An issue feature for Beeson on Beer, in which James examines the challenges facing Britain’s pubs in the 21st Century. Published in March 2017.

  • 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.