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The Craft Beer Twitter Top 100

Matt | 18 Sep 2018

Who to follow...

These are the folks leading the craft beer conversation on Twitter in the UK.
They are all tweeting in a personal capacity, rather than from a business account.
You can see them all in one place on Twitter here.


Who?
Adrian Tierney-Jones
What?
Beer writer and journalist. Editor of Original Gravity Magazine.
Where?
@ATJBeer


Who?
Alexandra Sewell
What?
Works for BottleShop. Founder of Black Malt Bottle Share Club.
Where?
@wehavealex


Who?
Alison Capper
What?
Hop grower championing and campaigning for British hops.
Where?
@BritishHops


Who?
Andy Parker
What?
Founder and Head Brewer at Elusive Brewing.
Where?
@tabamatu 


Who?
Anthony Gladman
What?
Beer writer
Where?
@agladman


Who?
Becky Pettman
What?
Runs Leeds Beer Bulletin, co-founder of Helles Belles and event organiser at Hops & Tots
Where?
@beckyboogaloo


Who?
Beer O’Clock Show
What?
UK’s leading beer podcast
Where?
@BeerOClockShow


Who?
Brad Cummings
What?
Founder and MD at Tiny Rebel. Running for CAMRA National Executive.
Where?
@TinyRebelBrad


Who?
Brennan and Chrystal Woollands
What?
Blogging, vlogging, homebrewing and hosting taproom takeovers.
Where?
@A_Crafty_Couple


Who?
Carl Marshall
What?
Works at Twisted Barrel Ale
Where?
@ThaBearded1


Who?
Catherine Webber
What?
Contributor to @midlandsbeerbc and founder of @BrumBeerBabs
Where?
@cathw1901


Who?
Csaba Babak
What?
Beer business consultant. Author of Beer Means Business.
Where?
@csabababak


Who?
Charlie Gorham
What?
Marketing & PR for Charles Faram hop merchants.
Where?
@FaramCHARLIE


Who?
Charlotte Cook
What?
Lead Brewer at Trumans Beers
Where?
@ilikeotters


Who?
Chris Elston
What?
Beer and travel writer.
Where?
@elstonsbeerblog


Who?
Chris Hall
What?
Beer Writer and Communications Manager for Bottleshop Wholesale
Where?
@ChrisHallBeer


Who?
Chris Mair
What?
Founder of New Wave Distribution
Where?
@NewWaveFella


Who?
Chris Martin
What?
Reviews technology for the day job. Blogs about beer by night.
Where?
@MrCJMartin


Who?
Claire Bullen
What?
Writer for Good Beer Hunting and A Hedonist’s Guide.
Where?
@ClaireMBullen


Who?
Colin Stronge
What?
Production Manager at Northern Monk Brew Co. in Leeds
Where?
@ColinStronge 


Who?
Connor Murphy
What?
Beer blogger. Founder of Manchester Beer Week
Where?
@likethemurphys 


Who?
Craft Beer Channel (Jonny Garrett and Brad Evans)
What?
YouTube channel dedicated to good beer
Where?
@BeerChannel 


Who?
Daisy Turnell
What?
Runs Craft Beer Newcastle blog and works in marketing for Head of Steam bars.
Where?
@daisy_turnell


Who?
David Bishop
What?
Brilliant, witty doodles on all things beer.
Where?
@beerdoodles


Who?
Derek Bates
What?
Head Brewer at Duration Beer
Where?
@BatesBrewing


Who?
Des de Moor
What?
London-based beer writer and tour guide.
Where?
@desdemoor


Who?
Dominic Driscoll
What?
Brewer at Thornbridge Brewery
Where?
@ThornbridgeDom


Who?
Doreen Joy Barber
What?
Works at Cloudwater. Runs #LetsBeerPositive on Twitter.
Where?
@ourdoreen


Who?
Ed Razzall
What?
Brewer at Adnams
Where?
@edrazzall


Who?
Ellie Beoir
What?
On the road to certified cicerone and beer sommelier. Speaking up for feminism and ace beer.
Where?
@ellie_beoir


Who?
Emma Inch
What?
Beer writer/broadcaster. Producer/Presenter at Fermentation Radio.
Where?
@FermentRadio


Who?
Emma Victory
What?
Beer writer and homebrewer
Where?
@femtobrewster


Who?
Fergus Fitzgerald
What?
Head Brewer at Adnams
Where?
@Solebear


Who?
Fiona Beckett
What?
Writes about wine and beer for the Guardian
Where?
@winematcher


Who?
Gareth Pettman
What?
Leeds-based beer blogger.
Where?
@barrelagedleeds


Who?
Glynn Davis
What?
Business Writer (with a focus on beer and pubs). Founder of Retail Insider and Beer Insider.
Where?
@GlynnDavis


Who?
Greg Mulholland
What?
Lib Dem politician and pub campaigner
Where?
@ThePubChampion


Who?
Hugh Thomas
What?
Freelance food and drink journalist.
Where?
@HughWrites


Who?
Jaega Wise
What?
Head Brewer at Wild Card Brewery.
Where?
@jaegawise


Who?
Jamie Hawksworth
What?
Owner of pubs, brewer and beer importer
Where?
@jamiepivovar


Who?
Jan Rogers
What?
Director at Marble Beers
Where?
@jan_marble


Who?
Jeff Evans
What?
Beer Writer. Author of ‘Good Bottled Beer Guide’
Where?
@InsideBeer


Who?
Jenn Merrick
What?
Founder of Earth Station Brewery
Where?
@livebeerjenn


Who?
James Beeson
What?
Freelance beer writer and Founder of Beeson On Beer
Where?
@jdbeeson16


Who?
James Watt
What?
Founder of BrewDog.
Where?
@BrewDogJames


Who?
Jamie Baker
What?
A South Coast based beer writer and photographer.
Where?
@SouthCoastBeers


Who?
Jane Peyton
What?
Founder of School of Booze and Beer Day Britain.
Where?
@SchoolofBooze


Who?
Jessica Boak and Ray Bailey
What?
Beer writers. Authors of ‘Brew Brittania’ and ‘20th Century Pub’
Where?
@BoakandBailey


Who?
Jessica Mason
What?
Drinks journalist and entrepreneur.
Where?
@drinksmaven


Who?
Jon
What?
London-based beer blogger, instagrammer and homebrewer
Where?
@beerinthesuburb


Who?
John Porter
What?
Beer, food and pubs writer and journo. PR guru and accredited Beer Sommelier.
Where?
@pieandapint


Who?
Jim Cullen
What?
Blogging on Northern beer scene and organiser of The Independent Salford Beer Festival.
Where?
@BeersManchester


Who?
Julie O’Grady
What?
Founder of & contributor @ladiesthatbeer
Where?
@julie_ogrady


Who?
Katie Taylor
What?
Beer writer
Where?
@ShinyBiscuit


Who?
Kaleigh Watterson
What?
Manchester-based journalist and beer blogger.
Where?
@kaleighpie


Who?
Lily Waite
What?
Artist, writer, beer blogger and assistant manager of a bottle shop in Kingston-upon-Thames.
Where?
@QueerBeerBrewCo


Who?
Lotte Peplow
What?
Brewers Association UK/Europe representative
Where?
@LottePeplow


Who?
Mark Briggs
What?
Beer writer with a focus on North-West England
Where?
@RealAleupNorth


Who?
Mark Dredge
What?
Beer, food and travel writer. Author of ‘Beer and Food’ and ‘Craft Beer World’
Where?
@markdredge


Who?
Mark Johnson
What?
Beer blogger
Where?
@MarkNJohnson


Who?
Martin Steward
What?
Beer blogger and homebrewer
Where?
@martinabbeyness


Who?
Matt Chinnery
What?
Beer blogger working at East London Brewing Co.
Where?
@HalfPintGent


Who?
Matt Curtis
What?
Beer Writer, Photographer & Podcaster. UK Editor of Good Beer Hunting.
Where?
@totalcurtis


Who?
Meghan Waites
What?
Events co-ordinator at Thornbridge Brewery
Where?
@ThornbridgeMeg


Who?
Melissa Cole
What?
Beer writer. Author of ‘Little Book of Craft Beer’.
Where?
@MelissaCole


Who?
Mike Hampshire
What?
Beer and travel blogger. UK Brewery Tours guide in Leeds.
Where?
@MikesTaproom


Who?
Miranda Hudson
What?
Building Duration Beer
Where?
@479hudson


Who?
Myles Lambert
What?
Blogging on the North-east beer scene and host of The Sippin Forecast.
Where?
@MylesLambert


Who?
Nathaniel Southwood
What?
Founder of Campaign for Excellent Lager
Where?
@NateDawg27


Who?
Nigel Barden
What?
Food and drink journalist/broadcaster. Resident beer expert on Simon Mayo’s Radio2 show.
Where?
@NigelBarden


Who?
Nick Dwyer
What?
Creative Director at Beavertown Brewery
Where?
@njcdwyer


Who?
Oli Haydon
What?
Award-winning beertubing channel.
Where?
@olihaydon


Who?
Patrick Thompson
What?
Head of Sales at Siren Craft Brew
Where?
@PJTBeer


Who?
Per Steinar Nielsen and Josh Smith
What?
London-based beer bloggers.
Where?
@TheEveningBrews


Who?
Pete Brown
What?
Author of Man Walks into a Pub, Miracle Brew and many brilliant other books.
Where?
@PeteBrownBeer


Who?
Peter Alexander
What?
Local CAMRA chairman
Where?
@Tandleman


Who?
Peter McKerry
What?
Beer blogger
Where?
@PeterMcKerry


Who?
Phil Lowry
What?
Hop Merchant at Simply Hops
Where?
@PhilLowry


Who?
Rachael Smith
What?
Beer blogger with a particular focus on Sussex
Where?
@lookatbrew


Who?
Rebecca Pate
What?
Marketing and Events Co-ordinator at Mason & Co in London. Also blogs about beer.
Where?
@rpate


Who?
Richard Taylor
What?
Beer writer with a focus on Scotland
Where?
@TheBeerCast


Who?
Rob Derbyshire
What?
Beer Youtuber.
Where?
@Hopzine


Who?
Roger Protz
What?
Beer writing legend. Editor of Good Beer Guide.
Where?
@RogerProtzBeer


Who?
Roy
What?
Tweeting and blogging on the Northern Ireland craft beer scene
Where?
@QuareSwally


Who?
Sarah Warman
What?
VP Brand Strategy at BrewDog. Beer presenter on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.
Where?
@sarahfwarman


Who?
Simon Girt
What?
Beer blogger and co-ordinator of Leeds Beer Week
Where?
@LeedsBeerWolf


Who?
Sophie Atherton
What?
Beer writer and journalist
Where?
@SophWrites


Who?
Soo, Sarah, Kate, Adam & Sean
What?
Five friends tweeting and blogging on their beery adventures.
Where?
@BeerMoreSocial


Who?
Steph Shuttleworth
What?
Works for craft beer marketing consultancy, Mash.
Where?
@MissMustardBlog


Who?
Susanna Forbes
What?
Cider producer and commentator on the drinks industry.
Where?
@DrinkBritain


Who?
Sophie De Ronde
What?
Head Brewer at one of the UK’s most exciting new breweries, Burnt Mill is Suffolk.
Where?
@BrewSophie


Who?
The Beer Podcast (Michael Lally and Nic Crilly-Hargrave)
What?
Two Australians in London interviewing with the most influential people in beer.
Where?
@TheBeerPodcast


Who?
Tim Anderson
What?
Beer fan. Masterchef winner. Founder of Nanban.
Where?
@ChefTimAnderson


Who?
Tim Hampson
What?
Editor of What’s Brewing and BEER Magazine.
Where?
@BeerHero


Who?
Tom Maya
What?
Marketing Manager at We Are Beer, the guys behind Bristol, Edinburgh & London Craft Beer Festival
Where?
@TomPaulMaya


Who?
Tom Stapley
What?
Founder of Craft Beer Hour.
Where?
@craftbeerhour


Who?
Will Hawkes
What?
Beer and travel journalist. Founder of Craft Beer London and London Beer City.
Where?
@will_hawkes


Who?
Will Longmate
What?
Works at Simply Hops. Semi amateur brewer and beer blogger.
Where?
@Longm8


Who?
Yvan Seth
What?
Owner of beer distribution company
Where?
@JollyGoodBeer


Who?
Zak Avery
What?
Owner of BeerRitz and Beer Paradise. Beer writer.
Where?
@ZakAvery


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This list was compiled by Matt Lane (@MattDNLane), Founder & CEO @BeerBods.