Tastings School - Beer Journeys

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Beer Journeys

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.

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

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

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

Beer nirvana of the Midwest
Chicago is a beer lover's paradise. Mark Peters gives us a whistle stop tour of some of the city's best bars.

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

Birra! Birra! Birra!
Adrian Tierney-Jones takes a beer lover's tour of Milan, a great base to explore Italy's burgeoning beer scene.

California soul
Ben McFarland visits the beer hot spots of sunny San Diego

Drinking cerveja in the sun
Joe Strange goes beer hunting in Lisbon, which isn't as difficult as you might think.

From Burns to Welsh in an evening
Alastair Gilmour takes his place in one of the most unusual pub visits he has ever undertaken

Geordie gems
Jeff Pickthall explores the great city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, looking for the best beer hot spots in the North East.

If you're gong to San Francisco
There's more to this Californian city than meets the eye. Jeff Pickthall reports on a thriving beer culture

In Dublin, fair city
Dublin is established as a beer drinkers' paradise. But now the money's rolling in and the city's being transformed, where can you still get a decent pint? Andrew Marshall reports

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

Leader Leeds
Yorkshires unofficial capital city is the place for historic pubs, great nightlife and world class beer. Richard Jones went for a stroll

Little big city
Laurent Mousson watches beer worlds collide (gently) in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

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

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

Prowling around Prague
City breaks for the beer enthusiast have never been easier, and you couldn't do better than Prague. But where's the best place to find a good beer? Lubomír Sedlák reports

Still cock of the North
Manchester might have lost its 'cream' in the form of Boddingtons Brewery, but the self styled 'Capital of the North' remains a prime destination for beer lovers writes Richard Jones.

The heart of Europe
Charles D Cook discovers the beers and bars of the Belgian capital

The Philadelphia story
Jack Curtin spends a day discovering the beers and bars of this Pennsylvania city

Toronto the good
Canada is a major player in the beer revolution that is sweeping North America. Robert Hughey seeks out the beer venues in its largest city.

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

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