66Uninspiring, characterless beer lacking freshness. The canned version.
Coors Worthington's White Shield
85Very well balanced and always interesting, this 19th century survivor of the original IPA boom is all too easy to drink for its strength. Credit to Coors for investing in this erstwhile badly-abused b...
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Perfect Partners (Cheese & Beer)
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A salt on the senses (Beer & Seafood)
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In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston looks at the role yeast plays
USA - Welcome to the house of fun (The New Belgium Beer Company)
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. At Colorado brewers The New Belgium Beer Company they 're looking to Europe with a big smile on their faces. Ben McFarland reports
The Netherlands - Dutch courage
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USA: American Beauties
During the last few decades the USA has experienced a beer revolution. Gary Monterosso reports
Western Europe - Beer from wine country
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USA: The American revolution
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England's West Midlands has long been a beer heartland, built on its industrial past. Roger Protz looks at what is on offer these days
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Pete Brown visits Marston's Brewery in Burton upon Trent home of the legendary Burton Unions.
Worthy of praise
Pete Brown visits the Worthington White Shield Brewery to explore the history of one of Burton's most legendary beers.