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Guild Member Profile


Steve Wilkinson

Fellow of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, Retired Brewmaster.
  • Full member
  • South East
  • MSc.Malting and Brewing Science, Approved Training Scheme Incorporated Brewers Guild, Diploma Master Brewer IBD, Fellow IBD
  • Institute of Brewing and Distilling.
  • Brewmaster, Brewing Industry "Veteran" (according to press reports) now retired.

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

Not so much a beer writer (yet!) but a retired Master Brewer who has written articles about his experiences making and managing beer businesses around the world to share the learning.
A retired Fellow of the  Institute of Brewing and Distilling, I am still active with the Southern section committee of the IBD, and recognise the fundamental importance of beer writers and bloggers in the marketing mix for all beers, breweries, customers and consumers of great beer.

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

After training and working all of my life in the brewing industry initially as a brewer, then managing breweries , beer brands and brewing companies, I can offer practical experience and share knowledge from brewing businesses internationally.

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

Sharing a life of passion for beer.

Pieces of work by Steve:

  • Theres a Change Brewing

    A personal perspective review of changes in the brewing industry during my career….. change is the only constant!