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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


Kernel Brewery SE16

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Southeast London: Other locations – Bermondsey

Kernel Brewery, London SE16

Brewpup, bar (Kernel) 11 Dockley Road Industrial Estate SE16 3SF T 0775 7552636 w f kernel.brewery tw kernelbrewery Open 0900-1500 Sat (closed other days). Children welcome. Cask beer None, Other beer 3 keg, 6-8 bottles (Kernel). […]

Kernel Imperial Brown Stout London 1856

Top Tastings 2011

ABV: 10.1% Origin: London SE1, England Website:

The Kernel Brewery

Beers from the Kernel, surely London’s second world class brewery, loomed large in my drinking in 2011. I admit I was a bit late in catching up on them – my first encounter was in January when I visited the […]

Redemption Trinity and Redemption/Kernel Number One Strong Dark Mild

London Beer Tastings 2011

ABV: 3% and 6.1% Origin: Tottenham, London N17, England Website:

Redemption Trinity

Redemption, launched early in 2010, now seems like something of a veteran among the new wave of London brewers. Impressive from the start, it’s rapidly settled down into a consistently performing and reliable source of decent beer, […]

Kernel India Pale Ale Black, India Pale Ale and Pale Ale

London Beer Tastings 2011. For more background on the brewery, see previous post.

ABV: 6.8%, 7.1% and 5.5% Origin: Bermondsey, London SE1, England Website:

Kernel Pale Ale

Besides its old fashioned dark beers, Kernel brews contemporary beers fresh with the flavours of new world hops. These too are of exceptional quality, matching […]

Kernel Export Stout London 1890 and London Porter

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

ABV: 7.8% and 5.6% Origin: Bermondsey, London SE1, England Website:

Evin O'Riordan of The Kernel brewery, London SE1

Evin O’Riordan, founder and head brewer at […]