They say…

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


Orkney Dark Island Reserve

Beer sellers: Scottish Real Ale Shop Top Tastings 2009 (bottled 2007), Top Tastings 2011 (draught 2010)

ABV: 10% Origin: Quoyloo, Orkney, Scotland Website:

Orkney Dark Island Reserve

One of Britain’s northernmost breweries and one of Scotland’s strong collection of distinctive micros, Orkney was founded in a derelict schoolhouse by an Englishman in […]