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A celebration of Beer Writers…with one glaring omission!

The 2011 winners of the British Guild of Beer Writers Awards were announced last night (1 December) at a spectacular ceremony at London’s Park Plaza Riverbank hotel. The great and the good of the beer world including journalists, brewers and pub operators saw the very best beer writing and broadcasting recognised in the annual awards. And an extremely big ‘congratulations’ to our very own Dea Latis member, Marverine Cole who was awarded the Adnams Award for Best Writing in Regional Media. We were a little perplexed however….the 23 tables followed a theme – all of them named after famous beer drinkers. But, not one was named after a woman! So beer fans – our challenge: can we come up with 23 famous beer drinking ladies?  Who knows, let’s try and get the tables named after the fairer sex at the 2012 awards! Post your comments below, on our Facebook page or tweet us @DeaLatis.  The full list of winners: Brewer of the Year 2011 – Evin O’Riordain, Kernel Brewery Budweiser Budvar John White Travel Bursary …