Pete Brown used to advertise beer for a living before he realized that writing about it was even more fun, and came "
" with even more free beer. He contributes to various newspapers, magazines and beer trade press titles, writes the annual report on Britains cask ale market, sings beers praises on TV and radio, and runs an influential blog. In 2009, Pete was awarded the Michael Jackson Gold Tankard Award and named Beer Writer of the Year by the British Guild of Beer Writers. "
" (No, not that Michael Jackson, the other one.)
"I was eight months into writing a book about the history of a pub. And I had my laptop stolen – from a pub."