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Guild Member Profile

Natalya Watson

Beer Sommelier
  • Full member
  • Author, podcaster, educator
  • London
  • Advanced Cicerone, Beer Sommelier, IBD General Certificate in Brewing
  • Advanced Cicerone, Beer Sommelier
  • science
  • education
  • beer-styles
  • beer-travel
  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Beer Education

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

Beer Sommelier | Author | Podcaster | Educator

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Natalya Watson is a Beer Sommelier and Advanced Cicerone® passionate about sharing her knowledge of beer with others by hosting brilliant beer tastings for all kinds of audiences.  She regularly teaches at the Beer & Cider Academy, judges at beer competitions, and produces and hosts the podcast Beer with Nat. Her debut book, Beer: Taste the Evolution in 50 Styles, is now available.

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

Tapping into the insight and inspiration from fellow members.

Pieces of work by Natalya:

  • 'Beer: Taste the Evolution in 50 Styles' Book

    Natalya’s debut book, Beer: Taste the Evolution in 50 Styles, is a taster’s guide through the history of beer. With five centuries’ worth of information, stories, and fun facts to discover and 50 beers to taste, it breathes new life into the exploration of one of the world’s oldest and most enduring drinks.

  • 'Beer with Nat' Podcast

    On every episode of ‘Beer with Nat’, Natalya shares a beer and a chat with people who work in the beer industry, discussing their work, what brought them to beer, and what they love about the beer world. Listen in on iTunes, Spotify, and more.

  • 'Watson's Corner' Blog

    Welcome to Watson’s Corner, a place for craft beer stories & conversation.

    Beer is so much more than just what’s in your glass. It’s more than its style or the numbers on the label.

    Craft beer is made by passionate people with stories to share. It combines art, science, business and branding. It encourages experimentationpushes boundaries and makes a statement.

    These are the stories we’ll discover & discuss in Watson’s Corner.