20th September 2017
Welcome to the Beer Academy
Annabel Smith, Leeds, England<br>Accredited: 10th July 2012

Annabel Smith, Leeds, England
Accredited: 10th July 2012

Annabel has been the training manager and National Account Manager for Cask Marque (www.cask.marque.co.uk) for 8 years.

Annabel recently hosted a Stout Tasting on ITV's This Morning to watch it now click here

The organisation aims to evaluate, improve and recognise the quality of cask ale in the on trade. Her passion is training people about beer: how to handle and serve cask ale, how to encourage people to choose beer as a drink of choice, and delivering information about beer which dispels some of the myths about the product. She is a fully qualified beer inspector at Cask Marque and has her taste buds tested by the BRI Campden annually.

In addition to her day job with Cask Marque, Annabel is a writer and regular contributor to beer journals and beer manuals and is a member of the British Guild of Beer writers. She is a founder member of Dea Latis, the independent, industry-wide forum for everyone involved in trying to make beer a more appealing drink for women. www.dealatisuk.wordpress.com. She also organises and hosts beer and food events for brewers, retailers and corporate clients throughout the UK. Annabel is incredibly proud of her Beer Sommelier status and can be contacted at annabel@cask-marque.co.uk.

The Beer Academy Ltd is registered in England No 06277078 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Institute of Brewing & Distilling registered in England No. 01217770, a company limited by guarantee.The Institute of Brewing & Distilling is an Educational Charity registered in England No 269830 and in Scotland NoSCO39405. All content is copyright of the IBD.

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