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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


Marble/Emelisse Earl Grey IPA

European Beer Bloggers Conference 2012 Top Tastings 2012

ABV: 6.8% Origin: Manchester, England Website:

Marble/Emelisse Earl Grey IPA. Pic: The Ormskirk Baron,

A serious looking 750ml bottle from Manchester’s marvellous Marble brewery can usually be relied upon to contain something at least interesting, but they’ve excelled themselves with Marble Earl Grey […]

Marble Old Manchester Ale

Top Tastings 2011

ABV: 7.3% Origin: Manchester, England Website:,

Fuller's head brewer John Keeling with Marble Old Manchester. "Old and from Manchester." Pic: Fuller's

Collaboration beers are especially popular among the new generation of craft brewers, often across national boundaries, and have produced some fascinating results. But here’s one that crosses the […]

Marble Decadence and Special

ABV: 8.7% and 10.7% Origin: Manchester, England Website:

An extended review of a beer featured as a strong and special beer on the bottled beer review page in the November 2010 issue of BEER magazine, sent free every quarter to CAMRA members, who can also view it online. The magazine is additionally available in […]

Marble Chocolate Marble

National Winter Ales Festival 2010 Top Tastings 2010

ABV: 5.5% Origin: Manchester, England Website:

Marble Arch, Manchester M4

The Grade II-listed Marble Arch in Ancoats, on the Rochdale Road just north of Manchester’s city centre ring road, would be an essential stop for anyone with an interest in historic pubs, with its polished […]