Category / International Beer

  • 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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  • 3 June 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Top 5 facts about Corona Extra

    Think you know everything there is to know about Corona? Legendary Mexican beer brand Corona is a marketing juggernaut, a veritable sales behemoth and, let’s be honest, not the best beer to grace this green earth. However, it has its time and place – usually at Mexican restaurants alongside a spicy meal, or on a […]

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  • 25 May 2014 - Best Beer HQ

    Beer and breweries in Australia

    It should come as no surprise that Australia, the home of famous beer brand Foster’s, usually ranks well inside in the top 10 countries by beer consumption list. Recent figures show the average Australian consumes 96.95 litres of beer every year – not far off the average amount consumed per capita in Ireland but still […]

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  • It’s official: wheat beer Primator Weizenbier from the Czech Republic is the best beer in the world. That’s according to the World Beer Awards 2013, a prestigious annual competition that selects the very best internationally recognised beer styles – including lagers, stouts and specialty beers – from across Asia, America and Europe. The judging is […]

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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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