Beer Directory

F Bar

50B The Ashok
New Delhi

Telephone: +91 11 2611 1119

A light in the Black country (West Midlands)
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

Ales from the riverbank
John Westlake embarks on a beer journey in Belgrade.

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

Black Magic
Roger Protz travels to St James's Gate Brewery in Dublin to celebrate the iconic brand's 250th birthday.

Czech Republic: It's Czech, mate
The beers of the Czech Republic have long been revered but in recent years they have become widely available, too. Are they still as good? Ben McFarland reports

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

Everything you need to know about... malt
In the latest in his series on the ingredients of beer Nigel Huddleston looks at the role of malted barley

Everything you need to know about... water
In the latest in our series Michael Jackson investigates the role of water and how important a quality sourse is to the overall taste of beer

Everything you need to know about... yeast
In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston looks at the role yeast plays

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

Germany - I'll have a bitter, bitte
Alright , so it might not be a German beer but we just love puns. Sally Toms gets to grips with some of the true beer styles of Germany

Germany - Read Alt about it (Altbiers)
Altbiers are the dark, top-fermented ales popular in Düsseldorf and the Rhineland, as Adrian Tierney-Jones reports

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.

Good honest values
On the face of it family brewer Batemans might seem to be a traditional small time regional brewer, but it's anything but. Innovation, good business practice and an emphasis on fun are all part of the...

London calling
Andrew Catchpole looks at the beers and breweries of Greater London, Middlesex and Surrey

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...

Och aye the brew (Scotland)
Scotland has undergone a beer revolution in the last decade. Ben McFarland looks at what is on offer

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

Scotland's biggest little brewery
Ben McFarland visits Harviestoun, a brewery at the forefront of craft brewing in Scotland.

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

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

The final course
Ben Mcfarland British beer writer and regular BOTW columnist Ben McFarland has written extensively about beer's culinary kinship with food. Six things you shouldn't do at the dinner table: 1) Pick ...

The Hairy Bikers
Dave Myers and Si King are the Hairy Bikers: two-wheeled, globe-trotting, beer-loving chefs from North East England. Jeff Pickthall spoke to them

Treasures of the north west
In this issue Dominic Roskrow looks at the family brewers of Manchester as well as Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside

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

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

Wychwood branches out
Marston's is eating up outstanding British regional breweries faster than Beers of the World can visit them. But could this guarantee the future of some of England's best premium ales? Dominic Roskrow...

Beers of the World Issue 25

Published July 2009.

Beers of the World Issue 24
Japan - Het Anker - Chicago - The Ashes - Spain & Italy - Harviestoun and much more....

Published May 2009.

Beers of the World Issue 23
Primator - 7 Page Cider Special - Batemans - Morrissey & Richard Fox - Scotland & much, much more....

Published March 2009.

Beers of the World Issue 22
Belgium - Sports Calendar - Russian River - South West England - White Shield - Wood-aged beers and much more....

Published January 2009.

Beers of the World Issue 19
The Best Beers in the World - 60 Winners - Hall and Woodhouse - Czech Republic - Trappist - Ireland : Breweries and beer - Serbia / Belgrade - Cider - Letters - Food and much more....

Published July 2008.

Beers of the World Issue 18
Football Euro Championships - The Netherlands - Beer is good for you - Brooklyn brewery - Tastings - Beer Styles - Beer and Food - North West England....and more.

Published June 2008.

Beers of the World Issue 14
The brewers of Oz - Heineken behind the scenes - Brussels Beer Guide - Chinese Food - Experimental Brews - Wheat Beers - Thwaites - Michael Jackson tribute - Beer Styles.

Published October 2007.

Beers of the World Issue 12
Tastiest ales in South West England - Veltins Brewery - Beers of the USA - Glassware - 12 Page Cider Special - London Pub Walk - Hairy Bikers - Great British Beer Festival - Hogs Back.

Published May 2007.

Beers of the World Issue 11
Cricket world cup - German beer styles - Greene King - Dogifsh Head - East Midlands - Dark Lagers and New Releases tastings - Raymond Blanc - Coopers Brewery.

Published March 2007.

Beers of the World Issue 10
Belgium home of distinctive beers - Budweiser Budvar - Czech brewery - Hook Norton - How to setup a microbrewery - Central England - Extreme beers - Paris - India Pale Ale.

Published January 2007.

Beers of the World Issue 9
Shepherd Neame - Scotland regional guide - Anchor Brewing - La Rulles - Ales of the Rhineland - Strong American beers - San Francisco - Family brewers.

Published November 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 7
Japanese beers and breweries - Englands Black Country - Switzerland's Locher Brewery - Carlsberg - Luxury Beers - Dublin - Tasting Baltic beers - Cains Brewery.

Published July 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 6
Beer and barbecue - American Greats - Greater London - Tasting Dutch beers - Pilsner Urquell - Burton on Trent.

Published May 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 5
Germany - The perfect match - Prince of Wales - Wheat beer tastings - South and West Yorkshire - Bieres de Garde.

Published March 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 4
Young at heart - In at the finish - England's South East - Our man in Kiev - Beer and Food - Czech beer tastings.

Published January 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 3
An American trilogy - North West England - Belgian styles - Two Fat Cats - City days out in Munich and Leeds - Winter warmer tastings.

Published January 2006.

Beers of the World Issue 2
Ireland - Trappist beers - South West England - The Fat Duck - Freedom Brewery - Cobra.

Published November 2005.

Beers of the World Issue 1
Taste the difference - Czech Republic - Beer fit for heroes - The Pride of London - Tastings : Weissbier, stouts, dozens of new releases - Fields of Gold..

Published August 2005.

Where to Buy - Mail Order
Where to Buy - Beer Shops