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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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Books you must read before you dry

Adrian Tierney-Jones, ed, 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

Discerning beer drinkers turning to the bookstore for advice on what to try next currently face an unprecedented choice, with beer writers and publishers queueing up to provide definitive lists of international beers. 3 May sees the British publication of doorstop-sized tome 1001 […]

St Christoffel Christoffel Bok

A shortened version of this piece appears in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die (May 2010).

ABV: 6.5% Origin: Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands Website: www.christoffelbier.nl First brewed: 2005 Serving temperature: 8-10°C

Christoffel Bok reclame

Dutch autumn bokbier must be one of the most underpublicized beer styles outside its home country: world […]

Vapeur Saison de Pipaix

A shortened version of this piece appears in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die (May 2010).

ABV: 6% Origin: Pipaix, Hainaut, Wallonie Website: www.vapeur.com First brewed: 1785 Serving temperature: 8-10°C

Vapeur Saison de Pipaix

“Born in 1785 with the brewery”, says the publicity for this idiosyncratic speciality, though in truth […]

Slaghmuylder Witkap Pater Dubbel

A shortened version of this piece appears in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die (May 2010).

ABV: 7% Origin: Ninove, Oost Vlaanderen Website: www.witkap.be First brewed: 1929 Serving temperature: 8-10°C

The Witkap beers are the oldest surviving examples of the abbey beer style, predating more famous brands like Leffe and Grimbergen […]

Achouffe N'Ice Chouffe

ABV: 10% Origin: Achouffe, Luxembourg, Wallonie Website: www.achouffe.be

Achouffe N'Ice Chouffe

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

A full review of this beer is featured in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, published May 2010 by Cassell Illustrated.

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Hertog Jan Grand Prestige

ABV: 10% Origin: Arcen, Limburg, Netherlands Website: www.hertogjan.nl

Hertog Jan Grand Prestige

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

A full review of this beer is featured in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, published May 2010 by Cassell Illustrated.

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Duvel-Moortgat Maredsous Brune 8°

ABV: 8% Origin: Breendonk-Puurs, Vlaams-Brabant, Vlaanderen Website: www.duvel.be

Duvel-Moortgat Maredsous Brune

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

This beer was previously known as Maredsous 8°.

A full review of this beer is featured in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, published May 2010 by […]

La Rulles Blonde

ABV: 7% Origin: Rulles, Luxembourg, Wallonie Website: www.larulles.be

La Rulles Blonde

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

A full review of this beer is featured in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, published May 2010 by Cassell Illustrated.

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Du Bocq Gauloise Blonde

ABV: 6.3% Origin: Purnode, Namur, Wallonie Website: www.bocq.be

Du Bocq Gauloise Blonde

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

A full review of this beer is featured in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, published May 2010 by Cassell Illustrated.

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Rabourdin Bière de Brie Ambrée

ABV: 7.5% Origin: Courpalay, Seine-et-Marne, France Website: www.biere-de-brie.com

Rabourdin Bière de Brie Ambrée

1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die

Beer sellers: Cave à bulles. An alternative version of this piece appears in the book 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die.

Rarely can beer claim a goût de terroir of […]