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Guild Member Profile

Stephen Beaumont

Writer
  • journalist
  • writer
  • teacher
  • event-spking
  • columnist
  • Canada
  • Beer judging experience eg CAMRA/SIBA competitions
  • Brewers Association
  • North American Guild of beer Writers
  • Food matching
  • Recipe development
  • Spirits
  • On-trade
  • Social media
  • Travel and tourism

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

Co-author of The World Atlas of Beer, second edition (2016) and the upcoming Pocket Beer Book, third edition (2017). Author of The Beer & Food Companion (2015).

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Co-author of two editions of The World Atlas of Beer – second edition published in 2016 – and author of The Beer & Food Companion, as well as author or co-author of eight other books and contributor to over a dozen more, Stephen Beaumont has been covering beer internationally for over a quarter century from his base in Toronto, Canada. He contributes regularly to a number of publications, including the US-based magazines Whisky Advocate and the Celebrator, U.K. outlets just-drinks.com and Brewing & Beverage Industries Business, and the Canadian magazines Food & Drink and Taps. He travels widely, not only researching beer and breweries around the world, but also hosting beer dinners and tastings, judging in international competitions and speaking to audiences from two dozen to two thousand. He has also been known to pontificate on the merits of various whiskies, whiskeys and other spirits.