Will Hawkes has been a journalist since 2001, with work published in the Independent, The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and other publications. He was the British beer writer of the year in 2013 and was nominated for Fortnum and Mason drinks writer of the year in 2018. Here’s some of his work (and if that’s not enough, there’s more here):
From 2014, Hawkes ran London Beer City, a week-long celebration of the capital’s beer culture that took in 100+ events at bars and pubs around town. He was also the author of Craft Beer London, an app and book that came out in 2012 and subsequently played a crucial role in the growth of craft beer in this city. He has written another book, Liquid Education: Beer. Hawkes is also a copywriter, having worked for everyone from Uber to Fuller’s Brewery.