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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

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Heineken Italia Moretti La Rossa

Heineken Italia Moretti La Rossa

Top Tastings 2012

ABV: 7.2% Origin: Milano, Lombardia, Italy Website: birramoretti.com

Even before the current crop of craft brewers producing weird beers in designer bottles, Italy deserved at least a footnote in any survey of world brewing. Although more famous for its wines, there has long been a market […]

Weltenburger Kloster Asam Bock

Weltenburger Kloster Asam Bock

Beer sellers: Beers of Europe

ABV: 6.9% Origin: Kelheim, Bayern, Germany Website: www.weltenburger.de

The Low Countries aren’t the only part of the world where monks mix with mash tuns: the German-speaking countries too have their brewing brothers, or at least breweries located in working monastery premises. Weltenburger […]

Tröegs Troegenator Doublebock Beer

Great American Beer Festival 2010 Top Tastings 2010

ABV: 8.2% Origin: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA Website: http://www.troegs.com

Tröegs Troegenator Doublebock Beer

Most of the more celebrated American craft brews are warm fermented ales, but here’s an East Coast microbrewer making a very convincing fist of an original European extreme lager style, the Doppelbock. The name […]

Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus Bier

Originally published in What’s Brewing December 2004

Origin: Vorchdorf, Upper Austria ABV: 14 per cent Buy from Specialist suppliers

Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus Bier

Samichlaus, an ideal sipping beer for the festive season, used to be the world’s strongest regularly brewed beer, and still claims to be its strongest lager.

The name is Swiss German […]