• New Zealand craft brewers Yeastie Boys have announced the release of a series of “wine beers” made in collaboration with Australian wine makers Some Young Punks. In what’s described by the Wellington-based brewery as a world first, the new “Spoonbender” series of craft beers use botrytis viognier in an innovative brewing process that sees wine […]

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  • 19 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Beer and breweries in Japan

    We’ve all heard of world-famous Japanese companies like Sony, Toyota, Nintendo and Mitsubishi. No doubt you could prattle off a great big list of Japanese brands – but what about Japanese beers? Well, let’s take a look at the beers and breweries in Japan, as well as the history of beer in Japan and its […]

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  • 17 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    News: US craft beer sales climb 20%

    Craft beer sales in the United States of America have surged by 20% to an estimated $14.3 billion in 2013, according to the Brewers Association. Craft beer’s share of the total US beer market climbed to more than 14% last year, as craft brewers produced nearly 8% more beer than the year before. That is […]

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  • 12 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Dunedin Craft Beer Expo 2014

    Tickets are now available for the Dunedin Craft Beer Expo at the Dunedin Train Station on 20 September 2014. The Dunedin Craft Beer Expo – not to be confused with the Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival, which is set to take place in October – celebrates the best beer from Otago and the rest of […]

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  • 10 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    The best beer names in the world

    Everyone has an opinion about what the best beer in the world is – but what about the best beer name? Your mates at Best Beer HQ have taken the liberty of scouring the internet and the bottle shop, looking for the most outrageous, the funniest and the cleverest beer names in the world. What […]

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