Peter Haydon

A love of pubs prompted Peter to give up a career in explosives to become a beer historian. A five year stint running the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) resulted in the success of the Society's long-running campaign for Progressive Beer Duty, and, job done, Peter left to join Meantime Brewing in 2002. Having done just about every job in the brewery Peter saw an opportunity to get more hands on when his local brewery was left minus a brewer, and in January 2011 he resumed his self-employed status brewing at the Florence in Herne Hill, South London.