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Des de Moor
Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
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Des de Moor


Texels Bock

Top Tastings 2011

ABV: 7% Origin: Ouderschild, Texel (Noord-Holland), Netherlands Website:

Texels Bock

With my slightly sweet beer tooth, I’ve got a soft spot for the Dutch interpretation of bo(c)kbier, which has become an institution in its own right in the Netherlands, a seasonal focus for drinkers and a rallying point for the […]

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: 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 […]

SNAB/Proef Ezelenbok

First published in BEER December 2005

Origin: Lochristi, East Flanders, Belgium ABV: 7.5 per cent

Dutch autumn bokbier must be one of the most underpublicised beer styles outside its home country: world beer surveys often don’t mention it all, or treat it as a footnote to German Bock. Yet it’s really a style in its […]