What sets Jess apart is her genuine passion for her subject. For the past five years she’s been on a journey to discover the heart and soul of beer, always learning and always questioning. This makes her fascinating to read.

Pete Brown, award winning writer & author


  Jessica Mason is a professional journalist to her finger tips. She is a brilliant communicator, has a fine eye for a news story and often breaks stories that other journalists have missed or are slow to report about. She is a great motivator and brings out the best from people she works with. Most importantly, she knows the drinks industry well and is to able to cover all its aspects.”

Roger Protz, world leading and award winning beer writer, historian, lecturer and taster. Author of over 20 books & editor of over 20 editions of the CAMRA Good Beer Guide


  Jessica Mason is a stellar champion for the drinks, pub, bar and
hospitality industries – not just in her writing, but in her advocacy in social media, and in person. I have worked with Jessica in several areas – in her roles as a commissioning editor, events producer, and in championing and spearheading the brilliant initiative Try January. Jessica is one the most hard working people I know. She has a broad knowledge of alcoholic drinks and her writing and conversation are full of passion and a call to arms for the industry she loves.”

Jane Peyton, award winning writer, beer sommelier and founder of the School of Booze.


  Jess is a talented individual with a clear passion for food and drink and hospitality that is undeniable in her writing. That, combined with her values and sense of justice and fairness demonstrate how articulate, astute and creative she is at writing.”

Christian Townsley, Founder & owner of North Bar Ltd


  Jess is an A-list drinks journalist. Her passion and knowledge about all areas of the industry is as impressive as her networking and contacts. She has an in depth knowledge of beer and brewing, which has made her one of the most respected commentators in the sector. “

John Humphreys Communications Manager Shepherd Neame Ltd


  Jess is both effective and informative. Her ability to cut to the chase helps with the news side of things, while her feature and supplement work shows that the broader picture is always there. While always remaining objective, her commitment to the importance of the drinks industry is second-to-none. I’m looking forward to continuing to work with her.”

Susanna Forbes, award winning drinks writer and founder of DrinkBritain.com


  Jess is one of my favourite beer writers, she manages to combine an incisive understanding of the beer world along with an exceptionally readable approach. She’s also manages to bring this sense of inclusion and knowledge to her role as one of my judges in the World Beer Awards.”

Adrian Tierney-Jones, award winning journalist and chairman of judges for the World Beer Awards