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


From the cellar: Swale Whitstable Oyster Stout / Schelde Oesterstout

Whitstable oysters.

ABV: 4.5% / 8.5% Origin: Newham, Kent, England / Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands Website: / Date: 9 October 2000

Two more reviews from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). This was my first attempt at a comparative tasting, but to fit the OBBD format […]

Whitstable Pilsner (Bohemian Lager)

First published in BEER September 2007.

ABV: 4.9 per cent Origin: Grafty Green, Kent Website

Whitstable Pilsner

Whitstable, on the North Kent coast overlooking the lowest reaches of the Thames estuary, is synonymous with oyster fishing, and, since oyster eating is an activity where even fanatical oenophiles might consider beer when food matching, […]