Stephen Beaumont is an international figure in the beer world and has authored, coauthored, or contributed to a dozen books, including the pioneering A Taste for Beer
(Storey Books) and The Beerbistro Cookbook
(Key Porter Books), the latter based on the beer-focused cuisine of the Toronto restaurant he cofounded. He is also a prolific journalist and has written hundreds of articles and columns for publications as diverse as the International Herald Tribune
and Whisky Advocate
. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Tim Webb is a renowned beer writer in Europe and North America who focuses on Belgian and international craft brewing. He's compiled eight editions of Good Beer Guide Belgium and cowrote 100 Belgian Beers to Try Before You Die (both CAMRA Books) and LambicLand (Cogan and Mater Ltd). Webb writes for Beer Advocate Magazine in the US and is managing editor of his own niche publishing company. He lives near Cambridge, England.