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Guild Member Profile

Susanna Forbes

cider producer
  • Full member
  • marketing, sales, events, tasting room front of house
  • Midlands
  • how-to-judge-beer
  • beer-academy-found
  • beer-academy-adv
  • beer-judging-exp
  • intl-beer-challenge-judge
  • camra
  • national-union-of-journalists
  • food-matching
  • cider
  • on-trade
  • off-trade
  • travel-tourism
  • drinks tourism
  • events

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

I am one half Little Pomona Orchard & Cidery; author Cider Insider; co-founder Cider Women group, winner 2021 CAMRA Pomona award. Experienced drinks journalist and editor, also drinks tourism and food matching specialist; beer & cider judge.

former director of the BGBW

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

With an inside-out knowledge of cider from both a producer point of view and a writer, I can offer knowledge, insight and context to anyone wanting to delve into this fascinating world. Also taste, flavour, culture… plus food matching opportunities and immersive events.

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

The chance to meet, exchange ideas and learn from others in the Guild, plus the opportunity to find out more about the dynamic worlds of beer and cider!