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Des de Moor
Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
Accredited Beer Sommelier
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"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


Traquair House Traquair 2010

ABV: 10% Origin: Innerleithen, Scottish Borders Website:

Traquair 2010

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 […]

Traquair House Ale 1000th Brew 2001

Top Tastings 2009

ABV: 10% Origin: Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, Scotland Website:

Traquair House by James McIntosh Patrick, National Galleries of Scotland

Traquair House is the oldest inhabited stately home in Scotland and a new wave craft brewer ahead of its time. In 1965, several years before the launch of CAMRA, the rediscovery of […]

Traquair House Ale and Jacobite Ale

Originally published in BEER January 2006

ABV: 7.2 and 8 per cent Origin: Traquair, Scottish Borders, Scotland Buy from: Specialists Website:

Traquair House Ale and Jacobite Ale

Scotland also offers a few filtered bottled beers of note: for example, Williams Brothers Heather Ale range, which includes the unhopped Alba Ale; the wood-matured Innis […]