The Top 10 Beer ranking was last updated 19/10/2016.
With more than twenty books under his belt, including ‘Three hundred Beers to Try Before You Die,’ Roger Protz is a certified beer expert. Roger uses his blog Protz On Beer as a platform to talk about what he is most passionate about – beer. Up to date with the all the latest stories, Roger reports on the most recent beer news and conducts interviews with leading figures in the beer industry.
CAMRGB was founded by Simon Williams who decided to set up the blog in 2011 to vent his frustration with a particular British beer campaign for it’s none acceptance of modern brewing styles and techniques. Five years later, CAMRGB has taken on a life of its own and now has several hundred members with a strong web presence. Having established the very popular hashtag #CAMRGB, the blog is a hub for everyone who believes that good beer and good breweries should be celebrated and supported regardless of their size, shape, or dispense method.
BOAK & BAILEY’S BEER BLOG was founded in 2007, and features the best in tastings, pub reports and beer commentary. Writing under the names Jessica Boak and Ray Bailey, the authors of BOAK & BAILEY’S BEER BLOG profess to be geeks when it comes to beer and pubs. Readers of this award-winning blog can catch up with all the latest news in the beer industry, as well as access top-quality commentary about beer culture.
STONCH’S BEER BLOG is one of Britain’s leading beer blogs. Covering beer and pubs in the UK and beyond, the blog features commentary on a variety of topics from beer ratings and pub openings to broader topics such as art and culture.
Tandleman’s Beer Blog is authored by a veteran beer lover, beer writer and beer reviewer. Having travelled to places like Amsterdam and Munich, this blog will tell you about the best pubs serving the most exquisite beer in the UK and beyond. The blog also contains reviews of beer-related books, as well as the author’s travels across the UK in search of the best pubs.
Founded in 2008 this blog is authored by Ed, who describes himself as an obsessive beer nerd. On his blog Ed chats about everything from his visits to beer conferences to attending The Brewery History Society meetings.
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This beer blog has carved out a niche for itself covering mainly Huddersfield. The blog provides news and views of beer and the breweries that produce it, the pubs and clubs that sell it, and the festivals that promote it.
Paul’s Beer and Travel Blog is authored by a Kent-based beer enthusiast and an active member of CAMRA since the 1970’s. Founded in 2006, Paul’s blog has established itself as a leader within its field. As the author of two guides to Kent’s pubs, where he is based, Paul uses his broad knowledge to talk about his most favourite pubs in Kent, all the way to Mallersdorf in Germany.
Authored by Sean Liquorish, THE NORTHERN BEER BLOG acts as a definitive guide to the best beer in Manchester. Providing regular updates, Sean keeps his readers informed of his travels to different pubs across the North and further afield, visits to beer festivals, and his thoughts on pub culture.
Unlike most of the blogs on this ranking, a FemAle View on Beer is authored by a woman, Sophie Atherton, a freelance journalist. After leaving her job, Sophie decided to set up A FemAle View on Beer as she wanted to specialise in beer writing. During this transition Sophie became the first woman in the UK to be accredited as a Beer Sommelier. Putting her knowledge to use Sophie uses her blog to talk about beer tastings and attending beer festivals.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these baking blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.