Jonny Garrett

First Beer Experiences – Jonny Garrett

As part of the series on first beer experiences I have been curating for Tryanuary, we’ve seen contributions from Daisy Turnell and Natalya Watson, among others. Now I’m extremely pleased to add the excellent Jonny Garrett to the list. Jonny is a writer and filmmaker. After an unsuccessful period of being a music journalist, and an even less successful stint …

Daisy Turnell

First Beer Experiences – Daisy Turnell

Daisy Turnell is the owner of Craft Beer Newcastle – a website dedicated to breweries, bars, bottle shops and events in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the North East region. She is also the Marketing Manager for The Head of Steam bars and Camerons Brewery’s Managed pub estate, having worked in the industry for 16 years. Currently studying to become a Beer Sommelier, …

Natalya Watson, Certified Cicerone®

First Beer Experiences – Natalya Watson

Throughout this month the Tryanuary team will be sharing stories about people’s first experiences with beer. Trying beer for the first time can be a daunting experience, and – let’s be honest – sometimes a difficult one. The bitterness found in beer can take some getting used to. But as you read the stories people have shared we hope you …

Sign up to BeerBods for Tryanuary and only pay half price!

You can’t go out every night during January. What if you want to take part in #tryanuary from your home? Well, here is some really great news for the beer curious wherever they may be, in South London or further away: BeerBods are offering a fantastic deal to anyone signing up for one of their subscription boxes during January. I’m a …

Tryanuary

12 Beers of Tryanuary

Here’s a proposal that I’ve been working on for #tryanuary that I think could be a lot of fun. We are encouraging local breweries to nominate one of their beers to feature in a selection of 12 South London Tryanuary beers. These could be new releases or special seasonal beers, or perhaps even something brewed especially for the campaign. Once we …

Tryanuary

Tryanuary 2018 in South London

Tryanuary is a UK wide campaign throughout January which aims to inspire people to seek out and try new beers. “Finding new beers in new places provides crucial revenue to an industry of independent businesses in an historically quiet month for trade.” I will be volunteering with the Tryanuary for their 2018 campaign as a local champion for South London. …