• 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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  • 5 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Best beer spotlight: Pilsner Urquell

    If you haven’t heard of Pilsner Urquell, shame on you – Pilsner Urquell was the world’s first pilsner and it’s a damn fine beer to boot (or to drink). First produced in 1842 in the Czech town of Pilsen (hence the name), Pilsner Urquell, or Plzeňský Prazdroj as its known locally, is a bottom-fermented beer […]

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