Pete Brown is a British author, journalist, broadcaster and consultant specialising in food and drink, especially the fun parts like beer, pubs, cider, bacon rolls and fish and chips. Across nine books, his broad, fresh approach takes in social history, cultural commentary, travel writing, personal discovery and natural history, and his words are always delivered with the warmth and wit you’d expect from a great night down the pub.
He writes for newspapers and magazines around the world and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme. He was named Beer Writer of the Year in 2009, 2012 and 2016, has won three Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards. He has been shortlisted twice for the Andre Simon Awards and is Chair of the British Guild of Beer Writers.