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Guild Member Profile

Des De Moor

Writer
  • Trainer / educator
  • Events and public speaking
  • Writer
  • London
  • Beer Academy How to Judge Beer
  • Beer Academy Foundation
  • Beer Academy Advanced
  • Beer judging experience eg CAMRA/SIBA competitions
  • Beer Academy Beer Sommelier
  • CAMRA
  • Food matching
  • Music
  • Travel and tourism
  • Historical interest

What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?

Author of The CAMRA Guide to London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars, the indispensable guide to London’s flourishing beer scene.

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Beer writer and reviewer since 2002, UK compiler for Pocket Beer Book, regular contributor to BEER, contributor to Beer Advocate, londonist.com, Time Out etc, tutored tasting host (including BBC Good Food, Ludlow Food Festival, Borough Market, Great British Beer Festival), experienced international beer judge (including World Beer Cup, GABF, Brussels Beer Challenge, Champion Beer of Britain), beer and brewery walk and tour leader (London Brewery Tours, London Beer City), public speaker and presenter, trainer, consultant, beer menu and tasting notes compiler.

What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?

Contact with other beer writers, feeling part of a beer writing and appreciation community.