Friday, 26 November 2010

'500 Beers' Does Its Business

I'm delighted to report that last night I hoisted the category winner's tankard in the National Journalism category at the awards dinner for the British Guild of Beer Writers. It now has a slick of dried up Adnam's Tally Ho in the bottom, as a few of us stayed up drinking beer until the hotel threw us out.

Congratulations are due to the other category winners, particularly Simon Jenkins who, after winning the regional journalism category, was also named beer writer of the year.

I'll try to write a fuller report soon, but frankly, I need a big greasy breakfast like you wouldn't believe.


  1. NIce one! -surely an excuse to close the shop for a week and go on a tour of Britain's best pubs!!!

  2. Warmest, sincerest and most heart-felt congratulations Zak. But remember, success is a journey not a destination.

  3. Thanks everyone!

    Stuart - you're right, of course, but every now and again it's nice to stop and admire the view.

  4. belated congrats fella. Much deserved. Will try and make it along next year and boost the Leeds contingent!

  5. Congrats Zak.

    I know that greasy breakfast feeling only too well. :P


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