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Guild Member Profile

Mike Hampshire

IT Manager
  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • CAMRA

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Passion – Beer is my passion, I love writing and talking about it. I am driven to continue learning about beer and I want to share my own experiences to help others.

Straight forward – Being a Yorkshire-man, I’m a straight forward guy and I want to share my experiences in a straight forward way.

Honesty – I want to be honest about how beer and beer-related experiences make me feel, to help people on their own beer journey.

Positive – I will always aim to focus on the positive, beer is something to be celebrated and enjoyed!

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

The opportunity to share my knowledge and love for beer with others, which is intended to help them on their own beer journey.

Pieces of work by Mike:

  • Is this the best pub in Leeds?

    This article was published on my blog and by some local Leeds-based media. In this piece, I share my experiences of the Fleece Inn, in Pudsey.

  • Cardigan Arms, Kirkstall

    This article was published on my blog recently and distributed to local Leeds media for publishing. Long overdue some love and attention, in 2017 the Cardigan Arms was bought by Kirkstall Brewery. The Cardigan Arms has been transformed into a must visit Leeds pub.