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Vale Black Swan Dark Mild

Vale Black Swan Dark Mild
75A beer from rural Buckinghamshire that bottles very well for its modest strength. Lots of flavour for its ABV.

Top of the chocs (Beer & Chocolate)
Ben McFarland gets all gooey at a beer and chocolate tasting

In hop heaven
Ben McFarland asks a panel of experts for their food pairings with the eminently hoppy India pale ales

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

Truly madly Munich
Relaxing with a few beers – oh, and maybe a chicken – is part of the Bavarian way of life for men and women, young and old. Andrew Burnyeat reports

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

Going against the grain
If you're a coeliac or have a gluten intolerance, then you have to avoid cereals like wheat and barley. But what happens if you're a beer lover? Daniel Cooper reports.

A fishy tale
Daniel Cooper finds out about the use of isinglass finings in brewing.

Why homebrew?
Brought to you by Beers of the World and the Craft Brewing Association ww.craftbrewing.org.uk 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

Germany - All around the world
Planning a trip to the World Cup? Richard Jones provides a guide as to what to drink and eat

Australia - The brewers of Oz
For years we've been told that Australians wouldn't give a XXX

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

Czech Republic - Thank you for the pilsner
The Czech Republic gave the world its most popular beer style. Alastair Gilmour sends his thanks

East Anglia: Full of Eastern promise
East Anglia has emerged from the shadow of one large brewer and is producing some of Britain's most exciting beers. Andrew Burnyeat reports

South West: Beer booming in Hardy country
The South West of England is associated with cider production but it has a thriving brewery industry too. Adrian Tierney-Jones acts as tour guide

Hampshire, Kent and Sussex: In the garden of England
Andrew Catchpole looks at the brewers of Hampshire, Sussex and Kent

The pride of Yorkshire
Yorkshire is one of Britain's finest beer regions. We have extensively covered North Yorkshire in past issues. Here Barrie Pepper goes West and South

Where the heart is (Central England)
Dominic Roskrow sees what's brewing in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire

Putting the ales into Wales
Jeff Evans discovers the beers and breweries of Wales

Treasures of the North East
There's a lot of very good beer produced between Berwick upon Tweed and Middlesbrough, writes Alastair Gilmour.

Breweries
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Northern exposure
Prosaic images of England's north west – rain, flat caps, black pudding, Vimto, hot-pot, meat-and-potato pies – are easy to bring to mind but are evidence of lazy thinking. Exploration of the nort...

God's own country
It covers 6,000 square miles, but does its beer measure up? Alastair Gilmour sets off for Yorkshire.

Norfolk's big hitter
Norfolk brewery Woodforde's is a long-surviving and much-respected boutique brewery now selling nearly four million pints a year. Dominic Roskrow looks at what has made it so successful.

World Cider Awards :: 08 :: Winners
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