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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


Sambrook’s Junction, Powerhouse Porter and Pale Ale

London Beer Tastings 2011 Junction was featured in a piece on bottle conditioned beers from London in BEER August 2011. Read more about London bottle conditioned beers.

ABV: 4.5%, 4.7% (5% in bottle) and 4.2% Origin: Battersea, London SW11, England Website:

Sambrook's Junction

The departure of Young’s from London in 2006 helped […]

Agullons Bruno Pale Ale

Top Tastings 2008. A longer version was first published on facebook January 2009. Beer Sellers: Cerveteca

ABV: 4.5% Origin: Mediona, Barcelona, Catalunya Website:

Ales Agullons

I tasted this unpasteurised on draught at the Cerveteca in Barcelona. It’s from a tiny farmhouse brewery that at the time of tasting was very new but had […]

Goose Island Honker’s Ale

First published in BEER July 2006 as part of a page about beers from the USA available in the UK. See previous post for more beers from the USA.

ABV: 4.3 per cent Origin: Chicago, Illinois, USA Website:

Goose Island Honker's Ale

When marketing man John Hall opened his Goose Island brewpub in […]