Freelance journalist whose work appears in the Daily Telegraph, All About Beer, Beer, Original Gravity, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Imbibe, Inapub and Brewing & Beverage Industries Business amongst many others.
Been writing books since 2002 and they include West Country Ales, Great British Pubs, Britain’s Beer Revolution (co-written with Roger Protz) and the history of the International Brewing Awards Brewing Champions; general editor of 1001 Beers To Try Before You Die and contributor to The Oxford Companion to Beer, World Beer and 1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die. Chair of Judges at the World Beer Awards and also on the jury at Brussels Beer Challenge, International Beer Challenge and Birra Dell’Anno.
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; silver award winner for Social Media and Travel in 2013. A couple of travel awards in the bag as well.