Matthew Curtis is an award-winning writer and photographer based in Manchester, England. His work has been published in BEER, Ferment and Good Beer Hunting. Originally from Lincolnshire, he spent 15 years in London, where he discovered his enthusiasm for all things beer. In 2019 he launched his own magazine Pellicle, with long-time friend and brewer, Jonny Hamilton. He is the author of An Opinionated Guide to London Pubs, published in 2021. He is as deeply enamoured with a glass of fresh West Coast IPA as he is with a good pint of Bitter.