Brazil and South/Central Americas Ambassador

Douglas Merlo

Doug is an international beer judge and the founder of the World Beer Expedition. Previously he lived in Europe for eight years, where he became a Mixologist and Beer Sommelier and worked in the field. He was a professor at several beer education institutions, including the School of Beer and Malt, Science of Beer, Brau Akademie, Brazilian Beer Institute, SENAI, and SENAC. In 2018, he became the third Brazilian to receive one of the highest beer honours in the world – he was appointed a “Cavaleiro da Cerveja Belga” (Knight of Belgian Beer) by the Belgian Brewers Association.

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