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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


Japanese beer tasting, White Horse, London SW6, June 2011

JCBA: Japan Craft Beer Association

I don’t pretend to be a great expert on Japanese beer — I’ve not yet had the opportunity to visit Japan and have encountered imported products only rarely. So I was delighted to be invited in early June to a Japanese beer tasting and food matching event at the […]

Kinshachi Nagoya Akamiso Lager

Kinshachi Nagoya Akamiso Lager

Japanese beer tasting, White Horse, London SW6, June 2011; Top Tastings 2011

ABV: 6% Origin: Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan Website:

Based in Japan’s third biggest city, Nagoya, Kinshachi was established in 1996 as the Landbeer brewery, though points to an earlier local tradition of brewing in the 1880s. Its […]

Ise Kadoya Yuzu Ale

Japanese beer tasting, White Horse London SW6, June 2011

ABV: 5% Origin: Ise, Kansai, Japan Website:

Ise Kadoya Yuzu Ale

Ise Kadoya began in 1997 as a brewpub and restaurant at Ise, in Mie prefecture on the island of Honshū, a city best known as the location of the Shinto religion’s most important […]