Jane Peyton was awarded a Lifetime Achievement In Beer Award from Britain’s MPs & Peers in the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group at the annual awards dinner July 10th 2018.
According to Mike Wood, MP, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group the Lifetime Achievement is award is for people in the industry who have done something remarkable over and above the day job. Jane won for instigating and establishing Beer Day Britain (the UK’s national beer day) and for her non-stop advocacy for beer.
The photo shows Jane with Mike Wood MP.
Jane Peyton was accredited by the Beer & Cider Academy as Britain’s first Pommelier (Cider Sommelier) on September 25th 2018. The Pommelier accreditation consists of sitting and passing a series of courses and exams, being able to blind taste and identify different styles of cider and perry, ability to identify and describe production faults in cider and perry, compiling a cider & food gustation menu, and displaying on-going advocacy for cider. Gabe Cook, the Ciderologist conceived, wrote, teaches and accredits the Pommelier scheme.
The i Newspaper reported the news on page three of the publication (see below).
On March 15th 2016 Jane Peyton hosted a Guinness World Record attempt for the World’s Largest Group of People in a Tutored Beer Tasting. This took place in London, UK at the Publican’s Awards Dinner when Jane led 1,236 people in a tutored beer tasting and together they broke the world record. Details here
Save the Date! June 15th is Beer Day Britain – national beer day. The idea of Beer Day Britain is for people to drink beer, ideally in the pub, and celebrate the national drink. Join in the National Cheers to Beer at 7pm and help us trend on Twitter with the hashtag #CheersToBeer.
Jane Peyton is the instigator and project manager of Beer Day Britain. For more information click here.