• According to the Brewers Association, the top 50 craft beer brewing companies in the United States of America (based on 2013 beer sales volume) are: 1. Boston Beer Co. (Boston) 2. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (Chico, Calif.) 3. New Belgium Brewing Co. (Fort Collins, Colo.) 4. Gambrinus (San Antonio) 5. Lagunitas Brewing Co. (Petaluma, Calif.) […]

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  • 28 April 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    International beer spotlight: Beerlao

    Is Beerlao the best beer in Southeast Asia? It could be. You’d certainly be hard-pressed to find a backpacker who doesn’t like the classic Laotian lager – produced by the Lao Brewery Company of Vientiane and sold in 330ml and 640ml bottles and 330ml cans. Made with locally grown jasmine rice and brewed with hops and […]

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  • 25 April 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    2014 World Beer Cup winners

    The largest ever World Beer Cup came to a close this month with brewers from five continents and 58 different countries coming together to duke it out for beer supremacy. More than 4,750 beers from 1,403 different breweries were entered this year’s “Olympics of Beer Competition” in Denver, Colorado, where an elite panel of 219 […]

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  • 22 April 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    The best beer quotes

    Love beer? You’re in good company! Just as the title says, this is a collection of some of the best quotes about beer from some of the best and brightest minds the world has ever known, with the odd idiot thrown in for good measure (Arnold Schwarzenegger being one obvious example). “He was a wise […]

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  • A worrying trend for breweries in The Great White North is seeing more Canadians opting for a glass of wine instead of a pint of beer. Wine and hard liquor sales in Canada grew by 4.9% and 2.9% respectively in the fiscal year ending 31 March 2014, according to the latest Statistics Canada report on […]

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