We are delighted to welcome back Jeff Evans as this year's Chairman. Jeff is an award-winning, internationally published beer writer and is seen as a leading authority on bottle-conditioned ales. He has edited eight editions of CAMRA's best-selling Good Beer Guide and written eight editions of CAMRA's Good Bottled Beer Guide. His other books include So You Want to Be a Beer Expert? and CAMRA's Beer Knowledge.
Jeff writes regularly for numerous magazines and newspapers including Drinks Retailing, and has been voted Beer Writer of the Year.
As Chairman, Jeff acts as a conduit to the other judges. He will oversee the judging days, set out the tasting guidelines and offer an expert insight into the beers that have entered. Jeff will, of course, also chair the Super Jury judging panel.
Accompanying Jeff will be a range of expert judges including former brewers, beer buyers, independent beer retailers, writers and broadcasters.