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Markus Raupach

International Beer Judge, Journalist, Author, and Beer Sommelier
  • Full member
  • Founder and Owner of German Beer Academy
  • Germany
  • Study of German and History at Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, work for many national media in Germany
  • doemens-biersommelier
  • World Beer Awards judge
  • International beer judge
  • World Beer Cup judge
  • European Beer Star judge
  • camra
  • bhs
  • mbaa
  • ebcu
  • Gesellschaft für die Geschichte des Brauwesens
  • food-matching
  • spirits
  • cheese
  • travel-tourism
  • history-of-beer
  • beer-styles
  • coffee
  • drinkstourism
  • Managingalcohol-relatedhealthproblems
  • Beer Education
  • Beer

What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?

Being an original Bamberg citizen i can guide you through all the Franconian beer history, but i also studied the faszinating background of all the world’s beer and beer styles.

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Just ask 😉 Being an original Bamberg citizen i can guide you through all the Franconian beer history, but i have also studied the faszinating background of all the world’s beer and beer styles. In addition i am a photographer, so i can deliver images for your publication, too. My publications so far cover the actual and historic beer scene of Germany (in particular Franconia, Berlin, Saxonia, Thuringia and Bavaria), Belgium, UK and USA – and also the world’s history of beer.

What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?

The perfect network for beer knowledge!

Pieces of work by Markus:

  • Bier: Geschichte und Genuss

    A book about the history of beer and mankind from ist beginning in the stone age to the craft beer revolution.

  • Bier aus Bayern - Bavarian Beer Guide

    Book and website about all bavarian breweries. Was amongst top 200 books on amazon.de.

  • Bierhauptstadt Berlin - Berlin Beer Guide

    Bilingual (german and english) book about the Berlin breweries.

  • Other books from Markus Raupach

    See the complete list of publications.