Editor of thebeertutor.co.uk, a new website that aims both to educate drinkers who want to know more about beer and to act as a point of reference and news channel for people whose glasses are already at least half full of knowledge. Writer on beer, brewing and pubs for newspapers and magazines. Joint founder and first national chairman of CAMRA. Creator and former editor of both the Good Beer Guide and What’s Brewing. Author of Beer Naturally, the first book about the brewing process aimed at drinkers. Former beer writer of the year for a series of articles in the Daily Mirror. Acted as a public relations consultant for breweries and brewing industry trade bodies for 30 years. Founder secretary of the British Guild of Beer Writers. Appointed MBE in 2009 for services to the Campaign for Real Ale and the brewing industry.
Based in Putney, south west London.