• 29 July 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Top 10 facts about Guinness

    Guinness is one of the most famous beer brands in the world, a legendary Irish icon brewed in nearly 60 countries around the world and enjoyed in countless more. But how much do you actually know about Guinness? Try these interesting factoids on for size… 1. It was named after Arthur Guinness Guinness was founded […]

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  • 22 July 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Beer and breweries in New Zealand

    In spite of its reputation as a world-class purveyor of wine, New Zealand is in actual fact largely a nation of beer lovers. Beer accounts for more than 60% of total alcohol sales and, at around 75.5 litres of beer consumed per person per year, New Zealand ranks 21st in the world in terms of […]

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  • How authentic is that foreign beer you’re drinking? Does it even matter? While once upon a time it was a given that when you order a fancy foreign beer in the pub you would be getting the real deal – an imported beer with more air miles than you have – nowadays that beer mightn’t […]

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  • 15 July 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Beer spotlight: Heineken

    Is Heineken the most famous beer in the world? You’d certainly be hard-pressed to find another beer that spends as much on marketing. There’s Heineken Cup rugby, the Champions League is brought to you by Heineken, there’s a tennis tournament in New Zealand, a music festival in Poland, and even James Bond now orders a […]

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  • 10 July 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    How to store beer like a pro

    5 simple tips for storing beer in a cellar or fridge… Whether you’re an amateur home brewer or you’re looking to start your own beer cellar, it’s important that you know how to store your beer correctly. After all, beer is a precious commodity and you don’t want to risk ruining it. Follow these 5 […]

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