Everything You Need to Know About Beer

Boasting a culture and heritage at least as rich and varied as wine or spirits, beer is no longer seen as merely a crude intoxicant knocked back on a Friday night to help blot out the everyday. It has become not only something you drink, but something you taste, appreciate, cook with, brew yourself and celebrate! In the absence of a single UK beer information resource, BeerExpert has been brewed up by a team of aficionados with the aim of aiding navigation through the heady waters of the beer world.

Organic Beer

Some scoff that it’s fashionable eco-badge distinguishing respectable people from Stella-sluggers, but as the fastest growing category of the specialist drinks market, organic beer is more than just a lifestyle choice. Why Drink Organic Beer? The present obsession with all things organic can get a little wearing. What isn’t organic …

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Beer from Asia

Although the Asian beer market is not well known for its amazing quality, it is growing at a phenomenal rate. Not only is the market growing in terms of beer consumption, but the quality and range of beers is increasing as well. You might be surprised just how many good …

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Australasia

Most people associate Australasian beer with commercial lagers such as Foster’s and Castlemaine XXXX, but there is so much more on offer in both Australia and New Zealand. Both areas have nearly two hundred years of brewing tradition, ever since European settlers arrived. This influence of various European cultures combined …

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The Best Beers In The Americas

Despite the rampant commercialisation of beer in the USA, the Americas as a whole have some amazing beers on offer. Although the Anheuser Busch and Budweiser might dominate the world market, there is far more to American beer. Although without a distinguished history of brewing compared to Europe, North and …

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African Beers

Although not regarded as one of the finest beer producers in the world, there are still many types of African beer on offer. Although not widely available in Europe, many of these beers are actually quite good. Indigenous local tribes originally produced beers in Africa, but there are now many …

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Eastern Europe

Eastern European beer has an excellent tradition, but it is overshadowed by the pedigree of Czech Beer and the quality of Eastern European spirits and liquor. However, the beers throughout the Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia are all of a good standard. They generally combine elements of Czech, German …

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Southern Europe

Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece are best known for the amazing wines and spirits they produce. However, they also produce some good beers that are extremely drinkable, especially for the climate. Although not the greatest beer drinking countries in the world, they definitely have more to offer than most people …

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German Beer

From Oktoberfest to the Reinheitsgebot, Germans are extremely serious and passionate about their beer. This dedication to the art of beer production has made Germany into one of the foremost beer countries of the world, accounting for around 10% of the world market volume. There are around 1200 breweries in …

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France

Although France is better known for its wine and food products, it also has some really good beer. Although the beer industry went through a massive decline during the first part of the 20th Century, over the last thirty years or so it has come to life again, and many …

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Beer from the Czech Republic

Beers from the Czech Republic are some of the best beers in the world, and are produced with real love and care. Any country that can pass a law regarding the purity of its brewing must really love their beers. In fact, the Czechs consume more beer per person than …

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