Smith, Annabel


Beer Sommelier, beer tasting presenter, writer, beer and food matching presenter and trainer. Annabel is an ex-publican turned training manager for the Cask Marque Trust. In 2015 she founded BeerBelle, a company specialising in developing and delivering bespoke beer related training courses and events for corporate and consumer clients. She was the first female Beer Inspector for the Cask Marque Trust with whom she spent 10 years. She was one of the first female Beer Sommeliers accredited by the Beer Academy and is a founder member of Dea Latis, the group set up to advocate the appeal of beer to women. She is also an IBD and BII accredited tutor. Annabel contributes articles and blogs to both trade and consumer press. She hosts tutored beer tastings throughout the UK for a diverse range of clients, and advises on matching food with beer for a number of organisations and companies. She is a regular guest on both radio and TV, and has been instrumental in creating a number of e-learning programmes designed to teach bar staff about beer.

Rock House Lodge, Westfield Road, Horbury, West Yorkshire, WF4 6EX.
07920 058500
Twitter: @caskannabel