Jane Peyton is a drinks communicator and educator, award-winning writer, pub expert, events producer, public speaker, and avid beer drinker. She is the founder of the School of Booze – a drinks consultancy and corporate events production company.
Jane was Britain's first Beer Sommelier of the Year. She is the instigator and driving force of Beer Day Britain, the UK’s annual national beer day (15 June) for which she co-wrote ‘Cheers to Beer’ – the anthem for beer. She was Imbibe Drinks Educator of the Year 2016.
Jane is the author of eight non-fiction books including Beer o’ Clock and Drink: A Tippler’s Miscellany. She is regularly heard on radio and TV commentating on alcoholic drinks and is a drinks judge in BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.
Jane’s preferred pastime is sitting in a pub drinking beer with friends. When asked what her favourite beer is she usually answers: ‘May I choose three? Porter, India Pale Ale, and oak aged Imperial Russian Stout.’