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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


Durham Evensong

First published in BEER September 2006 as part of a page marking the publication of the latest Good Bottled Beer Guide. For more beers featured on this page, see previous post.

ABV: 5 per cent Origin: Bowburn, Durham, England Website:

Durham Evensong

A particularly welcome (and, in my view, long overdue) innovation in […]

Durham Bede’s Chalice

ABV: 9% Origin: Bowburn, Durham, England Website:

A shorter version was originally published in BEER November 2008. For more smoky beers see previous post.

Durham Brewery

Also amber (like St Austell Admiral’s Ale — see previous post) but considerably stronger is Durham Bede’s Chalice (9 per cent) one of several fine strong ales […]

Durham Temptation (Imperial Stouts Part 3)

Originally published in BEER December 2003.

NOTE This review forms part of what was originally published as a single longer article. See previous posts for an introduction to Imperial stouts and some other reviews. See the next post to continue reading about further Imperial stouts. See all parts of this article:

Origin: […]