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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


Heller Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen

Bières sans frontières, Great British Beer Festival 2007. For more selections see previous post.

ABV: 5.1% Origin: Bamberg, Franken/Bayern, Germany Website:

Brauerei Heller: Wirtshaus zum "Schlenkerla" in Bamberg. Photo: Asio otus, Wikimedia commons.

Heller-Trum Schlenkerla is the most prominent of the two breweries in the classic Franconian brewing city of Bamberg specialising in […]

Heller Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen

ABV: 5.2% Origin: Bamberg, Franken (Bayern), Germany Website:

A shorter version was originally published in BEER November 2008.

Heller Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen

Global warming may have turned late autumn into a balmy season that fools trees into staying up past their bedtime, but according to my childhood programming the cold begins in […]