Beer Producing Countries

Beer producing regions and countries

Beer is brewed in almost every country of the world, and if we have tasted it then it will appear under its country of production.


Brasserie de Saverne  Kasteel Cru

Brasserie de Saverne Kasteel Cru
78An interesting, very pale lager fermented with a Champagne yeast. Spritzy and refreshing but may have more appeal for wine drinkers than beer fans.

Castelain Ch'ti Blonde

Castelain Ch'ti Blonde
68A blonde French beer that is a touch too thick in the finish.

Kronenbourg  Blanc

Kronenbourg Blanc
68The white bottle is a triumph of style over substance. It says absolutely nothing about the beer, which itself is a bit of an enigma. This tastes has none and tastes very artificial. Beer lovers will...

Les Brasseurs De Gayant Gayanttequieros

Les Brasseurs De Gayant Gayanttequieros
60This French beer, spiked with tequila, has a Jekyll and Hyde personality: one moment it is sugary sweet, the next uncompromisingly bitter. More of an alcopop than a serious beer.

Les Brasseurs De Gayant La Biere du Demon

Les Brasseurs De Gayant La Biere du Demon
72A strong-tasting, golden beer that has plenty of punch but doesn't really deliver in character. The palate dries rather quickly, preventing a true roundness of flavour.

Les Brasseurs De Gayant La Goudale

Les Brasseurs De Gayant La Goudale
78On this evidence, an enjoyable but not particularly complex beer. It's basically sweet and then gets more bitter, but my earlier tastings of this strong, golden French ale have shown up more of an app...

Tesco Finest French Wheat Beer

Tesco Finest French Wheat Beer
78A quaffable, interesting take on the blanche/witbier style, served in a large corked bottle that opens with a healthy pop.

Perfect Partners (Cheese & Beer)
Cheese is far more compatible with beer than wine, so why don't we serve the two together more? Ben McFarland goes on a road test

Capital combinations (London)
Where in London can you eat good food and drink great beer at the same time? Ben McFarland found out

Set in stone
Ben McFarland attends a beer dinner organised by Stone Brewing, a San Diego microbrewery making some big beers

Pale and Interesting
Our panel of experts give you their take on what to munch with pale ale.

Parisian style
Adrian Tierney-Jones scouts out the best beers and the best bars in the French capital

a beer romp in wine country
Matt Kirkegaard embarks on a Sideways-style beer romp in Western Australia, an area more commly associated with wines.

Walking the South Downs way
Daniel Neilson goes in search of rural England and some splendid ales on the south coast.

A necessary evil?
Daniel Cooper looks at the controversial subject of pasteuration in beer

Why homebrew?
Brought to you by Beers of the World and the Craft Brewing Association Ever fancied making your own beer but don't really know how? Over the coming issues, experienced home brew...

Belgium - Drink in styles
More and more people are taking the Eurostar train to Belgium to sample its beers at first hand. So how do you make sense of its many styles? Lewis Eckett reports

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

The Netherlands - Refreshing the parts other beers cannot reach
Roger Protz goes behind the scenes at the gigantic Heineken brewery in Amsterdam

Western Europe - Beer from wine country
Although better associated with grape than grain, the nations of France, Spain, Italy and Portugal still have much to offer the beer lover. Richard Jones reports

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

Germany - A very stately brewery
Roger Protz visits German brewery Weihenstephan, the oldest brewery in the world.

The heart of Hampshire (Ringwood)
This year is a crucial one for Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire, marking the start of a new era. Dominic Roskrow reports

Scotland's new national drink
The opportunity to drink a few beers in Scotland has Alastair Gilmour on a ‘high'.