Brian Yorston

Training Manager

Brian has been a working brewer for over 40 years, producing beer for large complex organisations and start-up microbreweries.

He graduated with honours in Brewing and Biochemistry at Heriot-Watt University and is a life member of the Institute of Brewing. He also has an MBA from Durham University Business School. Brian is well known and respected within the brewing community.

He was Head Brewer at Wadworth and Daniel Thwaites where, alongside brewing duties, he project managed their move to a new site. His beers have won many medals over the years, and he was particularly proud to win gold medals consecutively at the prestigious International Beer Challenge in 2017 and 2019.

A native of the northeast of England, Brian takes great pleasure in passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of brewers.

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