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A taste of Danish
For any beer aficionado, a visit to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark is a must. Andrew Marshall reports

Achel Trappists
Roger Protz turns his attention to Achel brewery and the ‘famous five' Belgian Trappist breweries

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

Bottles Vs Cans
The packaging of beer has become a rather controversial subject in recent years. Daniel Cooper looks at the differences between bottles and cans, and whether this makes any difference to the flavour o...

Czech Republic - Innovation, not imitation
Jeff Evans visits the home of Primátor beer in the Czech Republic and discovers an established brewery throwing out some very exciting new beers

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... yeast
In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston looks at the role yeast plays

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

Germany - Bier culture
Andy Neil reveals all about the beer styles and culture of one of the world's greatest brewing nations.

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...

In London town
Ted Bruning picks out a few pubs in the Borough

Ireland: Stout to the top
Ireland's beer consumption has been dominated by stout in general and Guinness in particular. But as the country changes through new wealth, are its drinking patterns changing too?

New York, New York,
Intrepid beer hunter Zak Avery explores the city so good they named it twice.

North West: Still very much a family affair
The North-West of England is still a healthy area for quality beer. Andrew Catchpole picks out the best buys

Out and about in the heart of Belgium
Ben McFarland hits the road in rural Belgium in search of the perfect pint

Paradise city
Zak Avery leads us on a beer tour of Copenhagen, Denmark's capital city.

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

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

The oils have it
We all know hops give beer its unique flavour, but how exactly? Daniel Cooper explains.

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

Worthy of praise
Pete Brown visits the Worthington White Shield Brewery to explore the history of one of Burton's most legendary beers.

Beers of the World Issue 25

Published July 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 21
Grolsch - Copenhagen - World Cider Awards - Germany - The Beer Calendar and much more....

Published November 1999.

Beers of the World Issue 20
Belgian Beer Festivals - Lambic & gueuze - Weihenstephan - Baltic Beers - Sam Smith's and much more....

Published September 2008.

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 16
New York Beer Guide - Belgium Beers - North East England - Ringwood Brewery - Zatec Brewery - Truth about sugar - Beer Styles ESB - Coopers and Barrel making.

Published January 2008.

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 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 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 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.

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