Books: West Country Ales, Pubs for Families, Real Ale Record Book, The Big Book of Beer and Great British Pubs; general editor of 1001 Beers To Try Before You Die and contributor to The Oxford Companion to Beer. Chief European Judge of the World Beer Awards.
Expert taster and talker on the world of beer. Winner of the 2007 Budweiser Budvar John White Travel Bursary and silver award winner in the Guild’s Award for National Journalism 2006, 2008 and 2010; gold award winner in 2011. Also winner of the Press Prize at the Czech Tourism Awards 2012.
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