They say…

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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Dach and Sons NW3

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Dach and Sons, NW3

London’s Best Beer, and Bars updates
North London:

(Purl)
68 Heath Street NW3 1DN
T 020 7433 8139 w www.dachandsons.com f DachSons tw DachandSons
Open 1200 (0900 Sat-Sun)-2300 (lockin upstairs till 0100 Fri-Sat). Children welcome downstairs.
Cask beer 2 (often local guests), Other beer 4 keg, 16+ bottles, Also Large range of US whiskies, cocktails.
Food Gourmet hot dogs, burgers & US diner food, Outdoor Roof terrace planned, Wifi.
Functions, occasional tastings.

Yet another illustration of how beer in London is breaking through its traditional market boundaries is provided by this fashionable bar and diner in the heart of well heeled Hampstead, part of a group that otherwise consists of select cocktail bars like Purl and the Worship Street Whistling Shop. The small, narrow space, converted in July 2012 from an Indian restaurant, is clean and contemporary, with tiled walls, benches and post-industrial lighting, and a New York subway destination blind on display to underline its transatlantic leanings.

Two changing cask beers are likely to come from Dark Star or London brewers ike Beavertown, Hackney or London Fields. Anchor, Erdinger and Cornwall’s Harbour brewery supply the keg taps, while Beavertown, Kernel and the more specialised Sharp’s beers rub shoulders on the bottle shelves with imports from Goose Island, Odell and Old Dominion. It’s a smallish but well chosen range that’s clearly well understood by friendly staff, even though the gobsmacking variety of small batch bourbons and other specialist whiskies on the shelf next to the bar overshadows it somewhat.

Underground Hampstead Cycling Links to Hampstead Heath paths Walking Links to Hampstead Heath paths, Belsize Walk

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