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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.
Des de Moor


Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier

Top Tastings 2010

ABV: 5.8% Origin: Farmville, North Carolina, USA Website:

The Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier (black lager)

Only a philosopher could think to call a brewery Duck-Rabbit, after the ambiguous drawing seen as either a duck or a rabbit discussed in Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophische Untersuchungen (Philosophical Investigations, 1953). And sure enough founder Paul Philippon […]

Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout 2009

Great American Beer Festival 2010

ABV: 9.75% Origin: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA Website:

Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout

If this beer is anything to go by, craft brewing in the US has gone south with a vengeance. A small production brewpub with a penchant for cask ale and a nifty line in bold […]