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Des de Moor
Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
Accredited Beer Sommelier
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"A necessity if you're a beer geek travelling to London town" - Beer Advocate
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"Very authoritative" - Tim Webb.
"One of the top beer writers in the UK" - Mark Dredge.
"A beer guru" - Popbitch.
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Breconshire Winter Beacon

This beer featured in BEER May 2011 as part of a piece on the influence of different malts on beer flavour. To read about other beers featured see Hopshackle Historic Porter.

ABV: 5.3% Origin: Aberhonddu, Powys, Cymru Website:

Breconshire Winter Beacon

The qualities of speciality malts aren’t limited to darker beers and can […]

Breconshire Ysprid y Ddraig

Rake Welsh Beer Festival February 2010 Top Tastings 2010

ABV: 6.5% Origin: Aberhonddu, Powys, Cymru Website:

Breconshire Ysprid y Ddraig

Breconshire Brewery under the leadership of brewer Justin “Buster” Grant has become one of the best breweries in Wales, mixing innovation with consistency and a sense of tradition and place. Buster is adept […]

Breconshire Brecknock Best and Red Dragon

Originally published in BEER March 2006. Beer sellers: Meadow Farm Shop

ABV 4.5 and 4.7 per cent Origin Brecon, Powys, Wales Buy from specialist shops, brewery (tel 01874 623731) Website

Breconshire Red Dragon

With St David’s Day imminent as this issue hits the shelves, this month’s column finds a welcome in the hillside […]