Master Brewer

Sentinel MD and Head Brewer, Alex Barlow, became the youngest ever Master Brewer when he qualified in 1991. Since then he has worked for Bass, Staropramen and run his own consultancy business helping found or develop numerous breweries in the UK and abroad including Purity, Marble, Little Beer, GaraGuzu and Helmsley.

Alex is passionate about sharing and developing beer knowledge and education. He wrote and published the ALL BEER Guide in 2008, which won of 4 International Awards and is available from our shop. He is also Director of Learning at The Beer Academy, for whom we are delighted to host the beer awareness and education courses that can lead all the way to a Beer Sommelier qualification.