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 Brewery in Birmingham, then joined the (then) Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries in 1984. Author of the Single Hop series of blogs and a long standing member of CAMRA, serving as a judge at numerous festivals including GBBF 2011. Passionate about great beer of all persuasions and nations, but especially cask and Belgian ales. Not to mention hops.

Banks’ Brewery, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4JT.
01902 329595