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Des de Moor
Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
Accredited Beer Sommelier
Writer of "Probably the best book about beer in London" - Londonist
"A necessity if you're a beer geek travelling to London town" - Beer Advocate
"A joy to read" - Roger Protz
"Very authoritative" - Tim Webb.
"One of the top beer writers in the UK" - Mark Dredge.
"A beer guru" - Popbitch.
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Keegan Mother’s Milk

Beer sellers: Bierkraft

ABV: 6% (not officially declared) Origin: Kingston, New York, USA Website: www.keeganales.com

Keegan Mother's Milk

Located in a building from the early 1800s in the former capital of New York state, the Keegan Ales plant previously enjoyed a life as the Woodstock brewery. This closed in 2001 and was simply abandoned […]

Southern Tier hoppe imperial extra pale ale

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version appeared on facebook, January 2009. Beer sellers: Bierkraft

ABV: 10% Origin: Lakewood, New York, USA Website: www.southerntierbrewing.com

Southern Tier hoppe extra pale ale

‘Southern Tier’ is the informal geographical term for the southwest counties of New York state, and was also the name chosen by Phineas DeMink […]

Southampton Cuvée des fleurs

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version was published on facebook January 2009. Beer sellers: Bierkraft

ABV: 7.7% Origin: Southampton, New York, USA Website: www.southamptonbrewery.com

Southampton Cuvée des Fleurs

The Southampton Publick House, Don and Charlie Sullivan’s acclaimed brewpub in the town of the same name at the eastern end of Long Island, has […]

Ithaca Excelsior! Ten

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version appeared on facebook January 2009.

ABV: 9.9% Origin: Ithaca, New York, United States of America Website: www.ithacabeer.com

Ithaca Beer Co Celebrating 10 Years

According to the bottle, “too many malts to list” and “an excess of American hops” went into this rather special beer, which I bought bottle […]

Brooklyn Local 1

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version was first published on facebook January 2009.

ABV: 9% Origin: New York City, New York, USA Website: www.brooklynbrewery.com

Brooklyn Local 1

Celebrity brewer Garrett Oliver of the influential Brooklyn brewery has excelled himself with this stylishly bottled and bottle conditioned premium treat, and New Yorkers should think themselves […]

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Bières sans frontières, Great British Beer Festival 2007. For more selections see previous post.

ABV: 10.6% Origin: Brooklyn, New York, USA Website: www.brooklynbrewery.com

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

The Brooklyn brewery, with its world famous and well travelled head brewer Garrett Oliver, needs little introduction — originally established to revive the pre-Prohibition style of quality […]