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Guild Member Profile

Ray Bailey

  • Full member
  • writer
  • blogger
  • South West
  • pop-cult
  • social-med
  • historical

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

Co-author of the award-winning book Brew Britannia: the strange rebirth of British beer.

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

With my partner, Jessica, I write about the history and culture of beer and pubs in books (one out, another due in 2017), articles, and on our long-running blog at

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

The opportunity to influence the direction and quality of beer writing and blogging in the UK.