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


Traditional Scottish Ales Lade Inn LadeBack

Beer sellers: Scottish Real Ale Shop

ABV: 4.5% Origin: Throsk, Stirling, Scotland Website:,

Traditional Scottish Ales Lade Inn LadeBack

In 2003, the owners of the delightful Lade Inn in the Trossachs near Callander decided to add to the pub’s attractions by opening a microbrewery in an outbuilding, developing a range of own […]

Bridge of Allan Brig o’Allan 80/- Ale (Stirling Brig)

Originally published in What’s Brewing October 2002

Origin: Bridge of Allan, Stirling, Scotland ABV: 4 per cent Buy from the brewery, tel 01786 834555,

Traditional Scottish Ales Brig o'Allan 80/- / Stirling Brig

Sadly, bottled beer drinkers haven’t done as well as their draught-quaffing counterparts in the current Scottish beer renaissance. The craft-brewed […]