Stephen Beaumont

Stephen BeaumontA professional beer writer for 27 years, Stephen Beaumont is the author or co-author of a dozen books on beer, including the new, recently released third edition of The Pocket Beer Book, and 2016’s fully-revised and updated second edition of The World Atlas of Beer, both co-written with Tim Webb. Stephen’s latest solo book is The Beer & Food Companion, which was published to much critical and commercial acclaim in October of 2015.

Stephen has also contributed to several other books and written innumerable features, articles and columns for publications as varied at The Globe and Mail and Playboy, Fine Cooking and Whisky Advocate. When not writing, he travels the world extensively, tracking down new breweries and hosting beer dinners and tastings from São Paulo, Brazil, to Helsinki, Finland, and Beijing, China, to Seattle, Washington. Visit