Adams, Mitchel

Mitchel Adams

Licensee of The The Bull, Highgate, a highly respected brewpub in North London serving a great range of ales brewed on-site and craft … [Read more...]

Aitchison, Gavin

Gavin Aitchison

Gavin is pub columnist and news editor for The Press in York. His column, Pints of View, runs in print and online every Saturday, and … [Read more...]

Alexander, Peter

Peter Alexander

Based in the Manchester and London, Peter is Chairman of CAMRA Rochdale, Oldham and Bury Branch, Editor of and writer for the branch’s … [Read more...]

Ambler, Paul

Paul Ambler

Brewing Consultant (retired Operations Director of The Black Sheep Brewery plc). Writes technical articles for brewing … [Read more...]

Appleby, Matt

Matt Appleby

Food and drink PR consultant who has represented regional brewers for more than 10 years. Managing Director of Golley Slater PR, Wales and … [Read more...]

Arnold, Andrew

Andrew Arnold

Andrew works as a copywriter and strategist in Copenhagen. He has 15 years’ experience writing for food and drink publications including … [Read more...]

Arnot, Chris


Chris is the author of Britain’s Lost Breweries and Beers, published by Aurum Press as a follow-up to Britain’s Lost Cricket Grounds (he … [Read more...]

Ashworth, Louise

Louise Ashworth

Freelance marketing and PR consultant. Spent ten years working at the Campaign for Real Ale, of which five years were as head of marketing. … [Read more...]

Atherton, Sophie

Sophie Atherton

Sophie put 25 years of beer-drinking experience to good use by becoming the first woman in the UK to be accredited as a Beer Sommelier. A … [Read more...]

Atkins, Ronald

Subjects are beer, breweries and pubs in general, with a particular interest in brewpubs and the new small breweries. Author of GEM Beer. … [Read more...]

Avery, Zak

Zak Avery

Since being named as BGBW Beer Writer of the Year 2008, Zak's writing career has taken an unexpected turn when he jointly purchased the … [Read more...]

Bailey, Dave

Dave Bailey

Owner of Hardknott Brewery. Authors an award-winning blog, Occasional trouble maker. Owner of too many opinions. … [Read more...]

Bailey, Paul


Paul Bailey is a Kent-based beer enthusiast. He has been an active member of CAMRA since the mid 1970's, and during this time has both … [Read more...]

Bailey, Ray Website: Twitter@boakandbailey … [Read more...]

Bairstow, Sally

Freelance journalist and PR. Specialises in food and drink in the on and off trade, focus on small businesses/entrepreneurs and the … [Read more...]

Barfoot, Martin

Freelance graphic designer and creative director of Brightsky Design. Specialising in advertising campaigns, book design, brand creation, … [Read more...]

Barlow, Alex

Alex Barlow

Alex is an independent brewing consultant and author of the award-winning ALL BEER Guide. A qualified Master Brewer, he is passionately … [Read more...]

Bartlett, Jerry

Jerry Bartlett

Freelance writer. Beer and food and whisky, with a particular interest for Scandinavia. BGBW Silver Tankard winner for Best Online … [Read more...]

Bateman, Jaclyn

Jaclyn Bateman

Marketing Director for Bateman's Brewery, Lincolnshire. 50 Broughton Road, Fulham, London, SW6 2LA. 01754 880317 (w) 020 7736 4297 … [Read more...]

Bates, Paul


London based filmmaker with a huge passion for the moving image.  Paul's work mainly focuses on documentaries and human stories.  He … [Read more...]

Baynton, Les

Author of five books of pub poetry sponsored by pubs/small brewers; also Poems and Pints for Shepherd Neame. Performs at pubs and beer … [Read more...]

Beaumont, Stephen

Stephen Beaumont hi-res, photo by Jay Brooks

Co-author of The World Atlas of Beer and multiple editions of The Pocket Beer Book (both with fellow Guild member Tim Webb) and author of … [Read more...]

Beckett, Fiona

Food and drink writer. Weekly columnist for the Guardian, co-author of An Appetite for Ale; likes cooking with and matching beer and … [Read more...]

Bentall, Steven

Beer O'Clock

Co-host of the Beer O'Clock Show podcast where we've been offering beer reviews, musings and banter since 2012. I have a tendancy to be a … [Read more...]

Berthelsen, Carsten


Author, broadcaster and professional beer writer for more than 25 years in Denmark. Author of eight books about the world’s favourite … [Read more...]

Betts, Bryan

Bryan is a freelance journalist and blogger, a part-time Viking, and a long-term lover of beer and beer history. He has written for various … [Read more...]

Blake, Jeremy

Now out of the brewing industry but maintaining links with Tom Wood Beers. Contributor to US-based beer website Areas of … [Read more...]

Boak, Jessica Website: Twitter@boakandbailey   … [Read more...]

Bowness, Neil

Neil Bowness

Partner at The Plain Creative Agency working with clients throughout the UK, in Europe and across the pond too. Clients include specialist … [Read more...]

Brace, Frances

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Director of Red Flame Communications – over 15 years’ experience in beer and pub industry including Head of Communications at Greene … [Read more...]

Bradshaw, Bill

Bill Bradshaw

I work as a professional photographer for whoever needs me and where-ever the work takes me. I specialise in creative editorial, PR, … [Read more...]

Brice, John

John Brice

Works for BBC World Service radio news, organises beer festivals and runs two pubs. Winner of 1996 Guild award for the audio history of … [Read more...]

Brouwer, Jos

Jos Brouwer

Member of the National Executive of PINT for 17 years, 1989-2006; member of the board of editors of PINT Nieuws 1987-1998, editor-in-chief … [Read more...]

Brown, Michael

News reporter cum booze writer for the Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Sunday Sun by day, editor of – a website covering North … [Read more...]

Brown, Pete

Pete Brown

Author, columnist, blogger, consultant, broadcaster and general mouth for hire.  Author of Man Walks Into a Pub, Three Sheets to the … [Read more...]

Burgess, Don

Don Burgess

Don has been at the mash tun of British micro brewing since 1990. He has been involved with the development of beers and the promotion of … [Read more...]

Buttrick, Paul

Paul Buttrick

Master brewer, previously Head Brewer at Boddingtons and Stella Artois Brewmaster. Currently freelance consulting through Beer Dimensions. … [Read more...]

Campbell, Colin


Colin Campbell was once a barman in Skye, but now drinks sensibly. His favourite beer is Beavertown's Black Betty, and his favourite pub is … [Read more...]

Campion, Charles

Charles has written about beer, other drinks, food and restaurants for over 20 years. He is a past winner of the Glenfiddich Restaurant … [Read more...]

Challis, Rodney

Writer on all aspects of beer production and consumption. 23 Ravensworth Road, Doncaster, Yorkshire DN1 2AS. 01302 323933 … [Read more...]

Charlwood, Mark

Twentysomething year old ‘Man of Kent’ turned Londoner. Beer blogger at, food lover, cook, award winning home … [Read more...]

Child, Phil


An occasional writer and photographic contributor to various publications, with an interest in the Beers, Breweries and Bars of the Dutch … [Read more...]

Clarke, Oz

Oz Clarke

Daily Telegraph and the BBC's Food and Drink. 34 Doria Road, London, SW6 … [Read more...]

Cole, Marverine

Marverine Cole

Marverine is a journalist, broadcaster and unashamed beer lover. On the broadcasting front, she’s a former anchor of World News and … [Read more...]

Cole, Melissa

Melissa Cole

Author, journalist, broadcaster and sommALEier Melissa Cole is living the beer dream. Not only does she write extensively about the … [Read more...]

Conen, John

John Conen

Author of "Bamberg and Franconia: Germany's Brewing Heartland"; specialises in the beers and breweries of this region. CAMRA member for over … [Read more...]

Copestick, Joanna

Joanna Copestick

Associate Publisher for Jacqui Small LLP specialising in food, drink and interior design. Former Head of Publications at CAMRA and Assistant … [Read more...]

Cornell, Martyn


Author, journalist, editor and blogger. Currently managing editor, Propel Info, the leading news and information service for the pub, bar, … [Read more...]

Coulson, Peter

Peter Coulson

Editor of Licensing Review and co-founder of the M&C Report, a bi-monthly analysis of the drinks industry. Legal Editor of the … [Read more...]

Cox, Denis

Consultant to Budweiser Budvar UK. 14 Willowhayne Avenue, East Preston, West Sussex BN16 1PE. 01903 859 511     07860 … [Read more...]

Crawley, Stephen

Stephen Crawley

Contributing writer on beer, brands and industry issues to trade publications and business journals. 22 Eglinton Crescent Edinburgh EH12 … [Read more...]

Cryne, Christine

Christine Cryne

Regular contributor to London Drinker magazine on beer and breweries. Occasional contributor to What’s Brewing. Chair of CAMRA’s London … [Read more...]

Cryne, John

John Cryne

Appointed Secretary to The London Brewers' Alliance in 2014. Executive member of the European Beer Consumers Union responsible for Finance. … [Read more...]

Curtis, Matthew


Matthew Curtis is a beer writer and speaker based in London and author of beer blog Total Ales. In 2014 he co-authored Craft Beer: The 100 … [Read more...]

Cuthbertson, James

James Cuthbertson

Working out of the Dark Star Brewery and does PR for CASK and Craft Beer Co as well as the West Sussex micro brewery. The Brewery, 22 … [Read more...]

Davies, Roger

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Writer, to be honest mostly about previous life in buses, writes regular columns in Bus & Coach Buyer and Classic Bus and has published … [Read more...]

Davis, Glynn

Glynn Davis

Business writer continuing to flog words to publications including The Financial Times, The Publican's Morning Advertiser, BEER magazine, … [Read more...]

de Moor, Des

Des de Moor

Author of The CAMRA Guide to London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars (2011), regular bottled beer reviewer and occasional feature writer for … [Read more...]

De Raedemaeker, Luc


Beer and Life: If you have to eat and drink anyway, you might as well enjoy it. This is an important rule of life that I learned at home. … [Read more...]

Dennis, Mike

Expertise: OFF-TRADE 46 Collingwood Place, Station Avenue, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 1LU. 0208 253 8705 (w) 01932 223908 (h) 07711 … [Read more...]

Difford, Simon

Simon Difford

Simon has been involved in the world of drinks for more than 20 years, and is a renowned and respected industry expert. He is best known as … [Read more...]

Dood, Paul

Paul is a homebrew fanatic, having worked in the industry for the past five years and he obsesses, experiments and writes about every … [Read more...]

Dorber, Mark


Creator of Beer Central aka The White Horse SW6, Owner Boudica Inns, a co-founder of the Beer Academy/lectures on beer styles and … [Read more...]

Dredge, Mark

Mark Dredge

Writer of the books Craft Beer World and Beer & Food. Won the New Media Writer of the Year in 2009 and 2010 and Beer and Food Writer of … [Read more...]

Dring, Joanna

Joanna Dring

Joanna has worked for a number of breweries, regionally, nationally and internationally. After a stint in Copenhagen, Joanna is now back in … [Read more...]

Driver, Adam

Adam Driver

Trained journalist with six years’ experience in the beer and pub world, working in PR for two giants of the cask ale sector, Greene King … [Read more...]

Eaton, Jeremy

Jeremy Eaton

Communications consultant to Marston’s PLC, including Marston’s Beer Company, Marston’s Pedigree, Marston’s Inns and Taverns … [Read more...]

Eley, Matt

Editor of monthly pub trade title Inapub and the website — weekly blogs on beer, pubs and the like can be found at … [Read more...]

Evans MBE, Ruth

Ruth Evans

Chief Executive of BFBi, a trade association representing the entire supply chain into the beverage and liquid foods industry, established … [Read more...]

Evans, Jeff

Jeff Evans

Professional beer writer for more than 25 years. Edits the website Editor of the Good Beer Guide 1991–98; author of … [Read more...]

Fält, Andreas


Andreas Fält has been working in the beer industry for 14 years and before that he was an avid home brewer. He was importing and … [Read more...]

Fergusson, Catharine


Editor and publisher of The OnTrade Preview, the unique guide to running a successful pub or bar, updated every year. The publication … [Read more...]

Fitzgerald, Fergus

Fergus Fitzgerald

Head Brewer at Adnams and writes for the Adnams blog at Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery, … [Read more...]

Fletcher, Mark

Mark Fletcher

Mark is editor of, a website and blog dedicated to providing accessible beer tasting and information for all beer … [Read more...]

Forbes, Susanna

Susanna Forbes

Freelance drinks writer and editor, Susanna looks after beer and cider news for Imbibe magazine. She writes for the trade in Imbibe and for … [Read more...]

Freer, Chris


Freelance journalist and partner in freerbutler limited, which supplies bespoke promotional and marketing material to brewing companies, … [Read more...]

Gale, Robert


Robert Gale is a photographer and pub reviewer who travels the world in search of the best pubs, brewpubs and breweries. You can view his … [Read more...]

Garrett, Ian

A member of CAMRA for over 30 years, volunteering at local and national festivals, both at GBBF and the NWAF. Had had a 16 year association … [Read more...]

Garrett, Jonny


Jonny is founder of Youtube's Craft Beer Channel, an online TV channel with nearly 20,000 subscribers. With his co-founder Brad Evans, he … [Read more...]

Gates, Brian

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Brian has had an extensive career in the drinks industry spanning some 35 years, and has worked in both the retail and wholesale side of the … [Read more...]

Gershon, Eddie

Eddie Gershon runs a media relations company specialising in the leisure and hospitality industry. He is a former journalist and spent two … [Read more...]

Glenn, William

Co-writer with Trish Parry of A Brief History of Beer, a touring theatrical production about the history of beer. 30 Mcglashon House … [Read more...]

Glover, Brian

Writer on beer for newspapers and magazines. Author of many books including The World Encyclopedia of Beer (1997). Specialist in brewing … [Read more...]

Gras, Rob

Professional photographer. Co-founder of PINT, the beer consumers' organisation, and for 14 years final editor of PINT-Nieuws. Pictures and … [Read more...]

Gray, Jezza

South West London based Jezza is a frequent beer traveller to Belgium and the US, and a long time contributor to the Good Beer Guide Belgium … [Read more...]

Gray, Jules


Writer about all things beer, cider and music affiliated both online and monthly in Sheffield independent publication Exposed Magazine under … [Read more...]

Griffiths, David

Freelance sub editor, writer, proof reader. Maker of Barmcake magazine. Blog: … [Read more...]

Grocock, Julian

Julian Grocock

First chief executive, since August 2007, of SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers. Previously with Tynemill (now Castle Rock Brewery) … [Read more...]

Hall, Alex


Craft beer journalist and event organiser specialising in British-style cask ale in America (regular cask columnist, Ale Street News;plus … [Read more...]

Hall, Chris


Chris Hall is a writer and blogger specialising in beer tasting, food and beer matching, pubs and the brewing industry. After working in … [Read more...]

Hall, Simon

Head of Publishing, CAMRA Books | Campaign for Real Ale. CAMRA Books is the world's leading publisher of beer and pub books. They published … [Read more...]

Hamilton, Andy

Andy with a beer

Forager, home brewer, author, journalist and broadcaster Andy Hamilton is the author of the best selling brew (and forage) your own book … [Read more...]

Hampson, Tim

Tim Hampson

Author 101 Beer Days Out, London's Best Pubs, London Riverside Pubs, London's Best Bars, The Beer Book, published by Dorling Kindersley. … [Read more...]

Hardman, Michael

Michael Hardman

Writer on beer, brewing and pubs for newspapers and magazines. Joint founder and first national chairman of CAMRA. Creator and former editor … [Read more...]

Hardy, Phil

Phil has been writing about beer and all things beer related on his blog Beersay ( since 2010. He started the blog … [Read more...]

Harlow, Lisa

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Freelance writer, PR advisor for Marston’s, Brewers Select, Pub is the Hub and member of Dea Latis. Chestnut Cottage, Silver Lane, … [Read more...]

Harries, Cath


Photographer for pub guides/websites/brewing promotions and events. Cath has photographed a number of books including London's Best Pubs and … [Read more...]

Haydon, Peter

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Author and freelance journalist. Author of The English Pub: A History, reprinted as An Inebriated History of Britain.. Former editor of the … [Read more...]

Heap, Craig

Craig Heap is a freelance beer writer based in the dark heart of Cardiff, Wales, where he writes about beer, breweries and homebrewing. … [Read more...]

Heffernan, Maureen

Managing Director, Leisure PR & Communications Ltd, a specialist agency in the Licensed Leisure sector. Currently working with national … [Read more...]

Hegarty, Paul

Paul Hegarty

Public Affairs and Communication consultant working with a special interest in promoting the responsible enjoyment of beer. Formerly Head of … [Read more...]

Hein, John

Journalist. Publisher of Scots Gay Magazine. 78 Montgomery Street, Edinburgh, EH7 5JA 0131 539 0666 (w) 0131 557 0412 (h) 0131 539 2999 … [Read more...]

Henry, Mark

Author of brand and beer education campaigns in Europe and the Americas for a number of brewers & their customers. Writer, … [Read more...]

Hill, Sam

Sam writes the food blog with his wife and Guild member, Claire Hill. The blog covers all aspects of food and drink … [Read more...]

Hobman, Steve


Public relations consultant and freelance writer, specialising in independent producers of cask ale. PR consultant to Moorhouse's Brewery. … [Read more...]

Holl, John

John Holl is the editor of All About Beer Magazine, and the author of the American Craft Beer Cookbook. An award winning journalist, he has … [Read more...]

Holt, Tim

Editor of Brewery History, the journal of the Brewery History Society. The publication’s prime aim is to promote historical research into … [Read more...]

Hood, Richard

Graphic designer, writer and photographer. Co-director of the homebrew/gardening website 3 Bathite … [Read more...]

Hook, Alastair

Alastair Hook

Master brewer and owner of the the Meantime Brewing Company. Specialist brewer of Continental style beers. Former editor of The Grist and … [Read more...]

Hooper-Immins, Michel

Freelance specialist food and drink journalist with 40 years of experience in many related fields. Based in Weymouth, Michel writes and … [Read more...]

Hough, Gillian

National Winter Ales Festival Organiser and former National Executive Member of CAMRA (The Campaign for Real Ale).  Regional Champion Beer … [Read more...]

Howitt, Andrew

Freelance journalist who has worked in Brazil for many years and is well informed on the traditional and emerging craft brewing sector in … [Read more...]

Huddleston, Nigel


Regular contributor on beer to Off-Licence News, The Morning Advertiser, the late Beers of the World, the Grocer, Harpers; rolling news … [Read more...]

Hughes, David

Features regularly in the Independent Imbiber, plus writes articles in regional and local papers and occasional articles for magazines in … [Read more...]

Humphreys, John


Communications Manager at Shepherd Neame. Shepherd Neame Ltd, The Faversham Brewery, 17 Court Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AX. 01795 … [Read more...]

Humphreys, Robert

Robert Humphreys

Advisor to the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group at Westminster and its sister group, the British Pub and Beer Group in the European … [Read more...]

Jackson, Simon J

Simon Jackson

Executive Director of the IBD. Is also a qualified brewer and spent 26 years with Scottish & Newcastle in both brewing and sales. As … [Read more...]

Jenkins, Simon

Simon Jenkins

Simon's weekly pub and beer column Taverner has been running since 1991 – and he is an occasional contributor to the On Trade Preview and … [Read more...]

Jørgensen, Gustav


Gustav has been writing about beer since 1997 in the food and drink magazine, Red & White and several other Norwegian newspaper and … [Read more...]

Kearney, Breandán


Breandán Kearney is an accredited beer sommelier through the Institute of Brewing & Distilling UK Beer Academy as well as a certified … [Read more...]

Kemp, Martin

Specialist in British and imported bottled beers. British brewery and pub history, small and regional breweries, past and present, beer mat … [Read more...]

Kins, Carl

Writes for Zytholoog (Belgium), Fermento Birra (Italy) and ad-hoc for various US magazines including Ale Street News and Beer … [Read more...]

Kopp, Sylvia

Sylvia Kopp is a German beer expert and writer situated in Berlin. She holds a diploma as beer sommelier from Doemens Academy, Munich, and … [Read more...]

Kruzycki, Paul


Managing Director of independent online retailer Ales By Mail – now the UK’s most successful brewery fulfilment operation. Detailed … [Read more...]

Lamond, Steve

Steve Lamond

Based in Northern Ireland blogging about the state of beer and pubs in that part of the world and further afield. Has a degree in chemistry … [Read more...]

Linley, Leigh

Leigh Linley

Leigh has been writing about beer since 2007 via his popular blog, The Good Stuff. Covering beer and food pairing, pub history, beer culture … [Read more...]

Litten, David

Active CAMRA member who attempts to provide interesting pieces about beer related events and other matters to Yorkshire CAMRA magazines. … [Read more...]

Loe, Iain

Iain Loe

Former research manager for the Campaign for Real Ale. Interests include financial and industrial UK brewery news, EU legislation, foreign … [Read more...]

Loevlund, Bjoern-Frode


Professional beerwriter since 1997. Has established and written weekly beer columns in two Norwegian newspapers. Currently writing the … [Read more...]

Love, Nick

Nick Love

Freelance writer, available for hire! Current beer and pubs columnist for the digital magazine YorkMix. Writes not only about local pubs and … [Read more...]

Lowry, Phil

Writes CAMRA's Homebrew column in Beer magazine. Makes, sells and helps others with beer. Founder of London Brewers' Alliance. Teacher, … [Read more...]

Lynch, Jo


Senior Account Manager with leading industry Marketing and PR agency Elliotts Agency, working predominantly with the Independent Family … [Read more...]

Maestrelli, Maurizio


Food, wine but mostly a beer journalist. Winner of ‘Best article on Italian Craft Beer’ first edition 2007. Writer for Gambero Rosso, Il … [Read more...]

Marchbanks, Christopher

Journeyman brewer and brewing technologist. Author of technical brewing articles/reports in brewing trade magazines, brewing journals and … [Read more...]

Mason, Jessica

Jessica Mason is features editor of The Publican’s Morning Advertiser and loves nothing more than enjoying good beer in decent … [Read more...]

Mason, Justin

I am a freelance writer based in Essex, just outside of London and the author of the Get Beer. Drink Beer. beer blog, which I started early … [Read more...]

Massey, Bob

Freelance writer and regular contributor to and also the founder and host of which seeks to … [Read more...]

Mazzeo, Jacopo


Jacopo is an Italian beer sommelier, international judge, and free-lance writer based in Southampton, Hampshire. He currently writes for the … [Read more...]

McCrorie, James

Private brewer (homebrewer). Founder of the Craft Brewing Association, the UK homebrewing organisation. Member of Durden Park Beer Circle. … [Read more...]

McFarland, Ben

Ben McFarland

Ben McFarland has been named British Guild of Beer Writers’ Beer Writer of the Year on three separate occasions – the first time as the … [Read more...]

McGinn, Siobhan

Tour guide and writer on Belgian Beer. Co-author of LambicLand (2004 & 2010), Around London in 80 Beers (2008) and Around Bruges in 80 … [Read more...]

McLean, Allan

Vice-chair of Scottish Brewing Archive Association (SBAA). A director of community interest company Brewing Heritage Scotland. Editor of the … [Read more...]

Michaluk, Gerald

Gerald is a trustee of SIBA and the Managing Director of the Arran Brewery.  Tweets on Beer and promotes the Arran Brewery.  Gerald is an … [Read more...]

Middleton, Christopher

Freelance for the past two decades, writing mainly for Daily and Sunday Telegraph. Member of Guild of Food Writers, enthusiastic consumer of … [Read more...]

Middleton, Robert

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Author of The Tea Leaf Paradox, a book describing his journey around sixty Scottish breweries in an old VW campervan called Brian. This … [Read more...]

Miller, Jo

Jo is a veteran in both Craft Beer Sales and Marketing and the London Pub scene. Jo has trained thousands of bar staff and sales people to … [Read more...]

Miller, Marcin

PR consultant for Harviestoun Brewery. Quercus Communications Ltd, Manor Farm Barns, Fox Rd, Framingham Pigot, Norwich NR14 … [Read more...]

Mitchell, Graeme

Craft lager brewer and evangelist. Mitchell Krause Brewing, The Tractor Shed, Calva Brow, Workington, Cumbria CA14 1DB. 01900 … [Read more...]

Morrice, Richard

A good all rounder with over 30 years experience of the licensed trade and a love of beer Richard has masses of experience. He set up the … [Read more...]

Mousson, Laurent

Laurent Mousson

Vice-chair from 2003 to 2011 of EBCU, the European Beer Consumers Union. Contributor to various French-language beer-related publications … [Read more...]

Moyle, Nick


Director of, a small design agency with a number of booze-rated clients. Co-director … [Read more...]

Muggleton, David

Professional academic and lecturer with interests in pub, beer and brewery history. Editor of CAMRA magazine Sussex Drinker. Chairs local … [Read more...]

Murphy, Connor

Connor is a Manchester-based freelance beer writer and author of the Beer Battered blog. He specialises in Manchester beer, bars and … [Read more...]

Neilson, Daniel

Daniel is a journalist, magazine editor and publisher of Original Gravity %, the first free independent craft beer publication. He’s also … [Read more...]

Nelson, Larry

Larry Nelson

Editor and publisher of Brewers’ Guardian, the international brewing industry magazine; and from late-2005 editor and publisher of The … [Read more...]

Newman, Rebecca

Landlady of Bricklayer’s Arms for the past six years, where there are 12 handpulls on the bar plus real cider and perry served. Also … [Read more...]

Nolan, Nathan


Based in London this Canadian presenter, blogger and filmmaker’s passion for beer can be traced back to a solo cycling trip around Norfolk … [Read more...]

Norbury, Darren

Editor of British beer news website since 2004 and regular beer writer in Cornwall Today magazine and the West Briton, … [Read more...]

Norwood, Leigh

Leigh Norwood

  Owner of Favourite Beers — an independent specialist beer and cider shop in Cheltenham — voted Independent Beer Retailer of … [Read more...]

Nowak, Fran

Freelance beer, food and pub photographer. Work published in What’s Brewing and Beer Magazine, Morning Advertiser, Pub Chef; photography … [Read more...]

Nowak, Susan

Freelance beer and food writer specialising in pub food and cooking with beer, including origination of recipes and menus for beer meals, … [Read more...]

Nunn, Benjamin

Rapidly gaining respect and notoriety in equal measure as the food and drink blogger Ben Viveur, Benjamin Nunn is a former BBC writer who … [Read more...]

Nunn, Tony

Aka Maximus Bibendus, writer of 'Beer Matters' column for the Ringing World, the weekly journal for church bell ringers (beer being a … [Read more...]

Nunny, Paul

Paul Nunny

Chief Executive of Cask Marque, formed to improve the quality of cask ale and to promote its values. Contributor to a wide range of journals … [Read more...]

O’Rourke, Timothy

Technical Editor of the Brewers’ Guardian. A freelance writer and educator committed to enhancing the consumer’s enjoyment of beer. … [Read more...]

Ong, Su-Lin

Independent PR, media relations, events and writing. Clients include beer retailers, beer events, beer brands, bars and restaurants. 020 … [Read more...]

Oppenheim, Kate

Editor of BII BUSINESS, the magazine for members of the licensed hospitality sector's professional institute, the BII. Director of KO-Media … [Read more...]

Owen, John

In-house archivist and historian at Shepherd Neame. His book The Shepherds of Shepherd Neame 1737-1875 was published in 2012. He has … [Read more...]

Owen, Kimberley

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PR account director at Vital Marketing, looking primarily after Marston’s PLC- including: Marston’s Beer Company (including Wychwood’s … [Read more...]

Packham, Claire

Claire is a qualified chemist and librarian and writes for the blog in her spare time. Hungerlust covers all aspects of … [Read more...]

Parker, Samuel


Sam is a cask beer drinking, good pub liking, blogger, writer and beer journalist. Sam writes beer/pub and comment articles for various … [Read more...]

Parry, Trish

Co-writer with William Glenn of A Brief History of Beer, a touring theatrical production about the history of beer. 30 Mcglashon House … [Read more...]

Pattinson, Ron

Writes extensively on the history of beer in Britain and in Europe, with particular emphasis on London, Scotland and Germany. He is the … [Read more...]

Payne, Glenn

Glenn Payne

Beer buyer at Safeway from 1997 to 2004. Sales and Marketing Director at Meantime Brewing 2005 & 2006,share holder. Proprietor of … [Read more...]

Peacocke, Helen

Helen Peacocke

Food, beer and pub writer for The Oxford Times, The Oxford Mail, Witney Gazette and Herald series for 20 years. Now working freelance. … [Read more...]

Pearson, Claire-Michelle

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Editorial officer at the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Contributor to What’s Brewing and BEER Magazine. Edits CAMRA’s Campaigner … [Read more...]

Pejica, Steven

IT consultant specialising in website promotion. Steven runs the website where you can find UK brewery and beer listings, … [Read more...]

Pepper, Barrie

Barrie Pepper

Semi-retired freelance journalist and author (19 books). Member of Guild since 1990 and its Chairman from 1991-1998. Winner of six Guild … [Read more...]

Perrett, Michelle


Michelle is a freelance journalist with 14 years experience working for a range of publications including the Publican’s Morning … [Read more...]

Peyton, Jane


Beer sommelier, beer tasting presenter, beer and food matching presenter, radio and TV guest, events producer and host through her corporate … [Read more...]

Philliskirk, George


Director of the Beer Academy. Writer for trade and technical brewing publications. Lecturer and conference speaker on technical issues and … [Read more...]

Pickthall, Jeff


Friend and counsel to pubs and breweries across the land. Creator of‘Microbar’ specialist beer bar. Ex-beer seller with Utobeer. … [Read more...]

Pollard, Chris

Poulin Bruges

Full time organiser of Podge’s Belgian Beer Tours, driving people to drink since 1994. Offers a varied programme of guided beer tours in … [Read more...]

Ponsonby, Rupert

Rupert Ponsonby

Hop lover, barley farmer, joint founder of the Beer Academy — — winner of a 2006 President’s award from the … [Read more...]

Porter, John

John Porter

Freelance food and drink writer, contributing news and features to B2B titles including Inapub, Imbibe, The Grocer, Eat Out and The Host. … [Read more...]

Porter, Philip

Founder of the, author of 30 books on motor cars and motor racing. Based in Worcs and Chelsea. Hilltop Farm, … [Read more...]

Preston, David


A former marketing big cheese for a large multinational brewery and with over 20 years working on beer brands — selling them, building … [Read more...]

Protz, Roger

139 Charmouth Road, St. Albans, AL1 4SG. Website: … [Read more...]

Quain, David

DEQ web

Professor of Brewing at the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD) at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.  Chair of the … [Read more...]

Radisis, Nicola


Nicola is the founder and main editor of, where he writes reviews on Greek beers His articles have also been hosted in … [Read more...]

Rail, Evan

Evan Rail

The author of Good Beer Guide Prague and the Czech Republic (CAMRA Books), Evan Rail writes frequently about beer and travel for the New … [Read more...]

Razzall, Ed


I mess around in a pub, offering the best of British, American, German and Belgian beers. I occasionally ramble on about things related to … [Read more...]

Read, John

John Read

Interested in beer, brewing and what makes it a social drink. Blogger at, more likely to be found on twitter … [Read more...]

Reuchlin, Henri

Author of Van Brood tot Brood, exploring the connection between art and beer. Columnist and editor of the magazine Bier! Occasional … [Read more...]

Roberts, Glyn


Former manager of the multi-award winning beer bar, The Rake; now Operations Manager for Utobeer and a Director at Tap East. As well as … [Read more...]

Robinson, Frances

Frances Robinson is a freelance journalist who spent the last four years on the staff of the Wall Street Journal in Brussels, where she … [Read more...]

Rosenmeier, Jeff

Jeff Rosenmeir

Jeff is Founder and Chief Zymurgist at Lovibonds Brewery. He has contributed technical and beer travel articles to Brewers Contact (Craft … [Read more...]

Routledge, Chris

Freelance writer, editor and academic, author of Cains: The Story of Liverpool in a Pint (Liverpool University Press, 2008), a history of … [Read more...]

Russell, Simon

Formerly ran PR for Constellation/Matthew Clark now runs Inside Media, a PR agency that supports several drinks organisations, businesses … [Read more...]

Sadler, Nigel


Director/owner Learn2Brew Ltd (craft brewing school). SIBA/CAMRA Award winning brewer. Beer Academy accredited Beer Sommelier. Former Vice … [Read more...]

Sandham, Tom

Tom Sandham

Tom Sandham, 36, has been a drinks writer for almost 13 years and picked up a number of awards along the way. A frequent contributor to all … [Read more...]

Seidl, Conrad

Conrad Seidl

Author of several books on beer styles, brewery-related travels, drinking cultures and brewing history. Conrad Seidl's Bierkatechismus was … [Read more...]

Selby, Sharona

Freelance proofreader, copy editor and technical writer, Sharona is a recent entrant to the UK beer blogging scene. She has contributed to … [Read more...]

Shaffer, Gill

Gill Shafferlowres

Was for over five years head of public relations for Fullers. Set up Mint Communications in 2002 specialising in a broad range of drinks and … [Read more...]

Sharples MA, Steve

Freelance Industrial Photographer and writer. Currently writing a book about the pubs, alehouses and breweries of Amblecote and their … [Read more...]

Sherman, David

Journalist and beer tasting presenter. Interests: pub preservation; brewery buy-outs; mild, stout and porter; descriptive and analytical … [Read more...]

Shiel, Ros

Ros Shiel

. Director of ShielPorter Communications, a PR consultancy specialising in the drinks and hospitality sectors. Clients include: TCG, … [Read more...]

Simmons, Bill

Bill Simmons has spent 30 years working with quality brewers such as Samuel Smith, Bateman’s, Caledonian and Fullers.  He has been … [Read more...]

Skelton, Tim

Freelance writer and editor. Specialist in beers of Benelux, with particular emphasis on the Netherlands. Author of Beer in the Netherlands … [Read more...]

Smith, Annabel


Annabel is the National Account and Training Manager at Cask Marque, the industry body formed to improve the quality of cask ale nationwide. … [Read more...]

Smith, Kelly

Freelance feature writer and copywriter, experienced in both print and digital media. Has written for the trade press (Morning Advertiser, … [Read more...]

Spalding, Norman

Contributor to numerous CAMRA newsletters over the years, but currently writing for Pints West. Sunnydene, Parfitts Hill, Bristol BS5 … [Read more...]

Sprake, Pip

Pip is co-founder of the beer blog It Comes In Pints?, launched in August 2013. The blog covers events and and beer interest stories, with a … [Read more...]

Stainer, Tom

Editor of Campaign for Real Ale's What's Brewing newspaper and BEER Magazine. CAMRA, 230 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire Al1 … [Read more...]

Stange, Joe

Freelance writer and editor contributing to various magazines and newspapers. Co-author of CAMRA's Good Beer Guide Belgium, 7th edition, … [Read more...]

Stroobandt, Marc

Marc Stroobandt

Beer Associate Marc Stroobandt’s mission as Master Beer Sommelier is to bring beer appreciation and food & beer education to the trade … [Read more...]

Tapscott, Andrew

PR manager for Box Steam Brewery. Box Steam Brewery, Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6RU. 01225 782700/07760 … [Read more...]

Tarn, Nigel

Nigel Tarn

Freelance journalist and fulltime drinks marketeer, having worked for global giants, microbreweries and distilleries. Specialising in … [Read more...]

Taylor, Richard


Richard is the editor of the BeerCast — an Edinburgh-based blog covering all things beery in Scotland (and beyond). Since 2007 the … [Read more...]

Thomas, Keith

Technical writer for trade and popular press, including The Brewer International, Zymurgy, international publications, CAMRA publications … [Read more...]

Thomas, Steve

Expert on the German brewing scene and the author of the groundbreaking Good Beer Guide Germany (CAMRA … [Read more...]

Thornton, Guy

Journalist, translator, writer and broadcaster. Articles on beer (and food & wine) for several Dutch and Belgian papers and magazines. … [Read more...]

Tierney-Jones, Adrian

Adrian Tierney-Jones

Freelance journalist whose work appears in the Daily Telegraph, All About Beer, Beer, Original Gravity, Sunday Times Travel … [Read more...]

Tomlinson, Dale

Dale in Bruges

Freelance graphic designer specialising in publication design/typography: books, magazines, brochures, newsletters etc; also logos, … [Read more...]

Travis, Paul

Retailing of beer books on all aspects of beer, brewing and pubs via Beer-Inn Print and distribution of magazine for the beer/brewery … [Read more...]

Turner, Peter

Freelance food and drink writer Peter Turner has been working professionally for over five years reviewing everything from the finest … [Read more...]

Tye, Kathryn

Communications executive at Shepherd Neame. Shepherd Neame Ltd., The Faversham Brewery, 17 Court Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7AX. 01795 … [Read more...]

Tyson, Jonny

Writing about beer since 2006, having had articles published in Alive Magazine (Canada) as well as running a beer blog since 2009. Is an … [Read more...]

Wadlow, Lisa

Lisa 561

Accredited Beer Sommelier Lisa blogs and tweets about all things beer as The Hopflower. Particularly enthusiastic about beer as an … [Read more...]

Wald, Georgina

Former Publican journalist, since worked in communications for the BII, Fuller’s and Domino’s Pizza. Returned to Fuller’s and her … [Read more...]

Walker, Neil

Based in St Albans, just outside London, Neil is National Press Manager for CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. A long time beer lover, he … [Read more...]

Warhurst, Roger

Contributor to London Drinker since 1979. From 1982 a regular column (Capital Pubcheck) on topical happenings on the London pub scene, … [Read more...]

Webb, Tim

Tim Webb

Independent chronicler of the beer revolution, 1977 to date.  Author (with Stephen Beaumont) of The World Atlas of Beer (Octopus-Mitchell … [Read more...]

Wellington, Steve

Steve Wellington

Head Brewer of the White Shield Brewery of Burton upon Trent with an interest in microbreweries, brewing history and deceased brands. … [Read more...]

Westlake, John

Freelance beer and travel writer and former winner of both the Budweiser Budvar Travel Bursary and the Guild Judges' Award for Excellence, … [Read more...]

Wilcox, Phil

Brewing correspondent for Brewer’s Contact. Having progressed from home brewing in the kitchen to garden shed and now to successful … [Read more...]

Williams, Simon


Beer Blogger and founder of The Campaign For Really Good Beer. Organiser of Twissups, Graphic Designer and Leftist Bigmouth. Maker of … [Read more...]

Williams, Steve

Steve Williams

CAMRA Regional Director for Greater London (2004-2009). Contributor to various CAMRA and local publications. Judge at Great American Beer … [Read more...]

Willock, Rob

Rob Willock is group editor of The Publican’s Morning Advertiser, the pub trade’s weekly newspaper, and M&C Report, a daily … [Read more...]

Wouters, Philippe

Editor of the newspaper Bières Et Plaisirs, the largest French publication about beer in the world, Philippe Wouters is a renowned beer … [Read more...]

Yates, Simon


Assistant head brewer at Banks’s Brewery of Marston’s Beer Company. Entered the industry in 1975 at the late lamented Davenport’s … [Read more...]