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Roger Protz is a beer writer with an international following. He has written more than 20 books on the subject, including the best-selling <i>Ultimate Encyclopedia of Beer</i> and <i>300 Beers To Try Before You Die</i>. He edits the annual <i>Good Beer Guide,</i> published by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. He writes for the <i>Morning Advertiser</i>, <i>BEER</i> and <i>What's Brewing</i> in the UK, <i>All About Beer</i> in the United States and <i>Beer & Brewer</i> in Australia. He stages talks and beer tastings in a number of countries, including Friends of the Smithsonian in Washington DC and the World Beer Festival in Durham, North Carolina, at the Great British Beer Festival and the BBC Food Show in the UK, and Beer Expo in Melbourne, Australia. He judges at the Great American and Great British festivals and the Brussels Beer Challenge. His awards include Drink Writer of the Year (twice) in the Glenfiddich Awards and gold and silver awards from the British Guild of Beer Writers. He has been given lifetime achievement awards from the British Guild of Beer Writers and the Society of Independent Brewers. His website is