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13th December 2019


A warm welcome to the following new members of the Guild. We now number over 250 writers, bloggers, broadcasters, photographers, publishers, PRs, marketeers, trainers, tour guides and others in the world of beer and pubs.  If you know anyone who you think would be interested in joining the Guild, please direct them to Membership Secretary Annabel Smith ( or to our online application form.


Joining as Full members are:

Lucy Cousins: volunteer editor of Norfolk Nips CAMRA magazine.

Gerard Molenaar: beer lover for over 40 years. Former home brewer. Experienced journalist writing for 2 Dutch trade magazines (packaging). Since 2013 also a beer writer for Dutch hospitality magazine Entree. Organiser of annual  Entree  ‘Huisbier’ competition: tasting brews exclusively brewed for hotels, pubs and restaurants. Also blogging (in Dutch).

Andreas Krennmair: software developer, blogger and self-published author with an interest in home-brewing and historic beers, in particular old German styles.

Graham Paine: long standing contributor to and editor of the award winning Pint Sides, the Coventry and District CAMRA magazine. Also beer sourcer for the acclaimed Coventry Beer Festival for many years and beer traveller. A frequent visitor to Belgium, the Netherlands and when able to his favourite beer destination – San Francisco.

We also welcome two Associate members:

Jamie Percival: Beer Sommelier specialising in training, consultancy and writing. My work in hospitality and brewery sales for Sambrook’s Brewery and Siren Craft Brew were amazing steps to have taken, and now I want to inspire, educate and advance both industries.

Jess Curnock Cook: PR account manager for Leisure PR