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  • 12 Mountfield Park, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2DF
  • 0787 232 8011
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Paul Bailey

Blogger
  • South East
  • Beer Academy Foundation
  • Beer judging experience eg CAMRA/SIBA competitions
  • CAMRA
  • Current affairs
  • Off-trade
  • Travel and tourism
  • Historical interest

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Over 40 years experience of enjoying beer, not just in the UK but all over the world. An experienced home-brewer who has visited over 40 breweries, both in the UK as well as in Europe.

Experience of cellar-work, working at beer festivals and running my own specialist off-licence.

Active member of CAMRA since the mid-1970’s. Former branch newsletter and magazine editor. Beer buyer and festival organiser (in conjunction with others).

Have been writing my own beer and travel blog since 2008, publishing on average, 10 posts a month.

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

The social side of the Guild.  Getting to meet like-minded people, united by a common interest in beer and all things related. 

 The functions and socials which the Guild arranges, which are now being supplemented by educational events. The latter help writers develop their skills an provide assistance and guidelines for getting their work published.