Pete Brown is a British writer who specialises in making people thirsty. He is the author of eight books, and wrote the annual Cask Report for its first nine years. He writes numerous articles in the drinks trade press and consumer press. He appears regularly on TV and radio, and has judged the BBC Food and Farming Awards and the Great Taste Awards. He's a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers, and was named Beer Writer of the Year in 2009, 2012 and 2016.