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


Pilsner Urquell: An old Czech fairy tale

A Pilsner Urquell dray begins the long trek to Johannesburg… Pic: Pilsner Urquell

I’m one of several writers who’ve complained in the past about the way in which the fanciful notions of marketing departments inform so much of the received wisdom on the history and heritage of brewing, and recently I’ve witnessed the process […]

Plzeňský Prazdroj kvasnicový

European Beer Bloggers Conference 2011, Top Tastings 2011

ABV: 4.4% Origin: Plzeň, Plzeňský kraj, Czech Republic Website:

Plzeňský Prazdroj's head brewer Václav Berka serves up his Kvasnicový at the European Beer Bloggers Conference, London, May 2011. Pic: Reuben Gray,

The second word in the name of this famous Bohemian brewery — […]