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78The market leader. It's still a pleasant and well-balanced drink but it seems a touch thinner than before. The drop in ABV from 5% to 4.9% in the past year may have had some bearing on this.

Hoegaarden Grand Cru Editors Choice - Winner

Hoegaarden Grand Cru
80A hazy yellow ‘triple', laced with coriander and bitter orange peel. Unlike the increasingly ubiquitous Hoegaarden itself, this big brother is not a wheat beer. Now a touch weaker than a year ago (w...

Wonderful wheat
Ben McFarland looks at wheat beers in all their forms, and how to pair them with different dishes.

All aboard the beer tram
Jeff Evans climbs aboard the Kusttram for a beer journey along the beautiful Belgian coast.

Beers from the Pioneer Valley
George Lenker takes us on a beer tour of Western Massachusetts.

Everything you need to know about... fruit
In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston looks at the role fruit can play in the production of quality beers from around the world

Everything you need to know about cereals
In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston considers grains other than barley that can be used in beer

Belgium - The Belgian Selection
Belgium produces the most varied collection of beers in the world; Roger Protz reveals what the beer lover will find there

Belgium - Beer country
Charles D cook explores Belgium, the ultimate destination for any beer fan.

Japan: Big in Japan
Matthew Knott gets to grips with the beer scene in Japan.