Category Archives: Beer Tourism

Good beer in Lisbon (and where to find it)

There are ever fewer decent-sized European cities left untouched by the explosion of ‘good’ beer over the past couple of years. Specialist beer bars, nano-breweries, and ‘craft extensions’ of well established brands are the name of the game from Belfast … Continue reading

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BierCaB: Barcelona Beer Mecca

Spain isn’t exactly world renowned for its beer scene. But before my recent trip to Barcelona, I’d heard whispers that things were looking up (in the Catalan capital, at least). To be fair, these whispers weren’t too whispery at all…there’s … Continue reading

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Austin: Texan Beer Capital

“Austin ain’t Texas.” If I had a quid for every sod who has said this to me… But it’s true. Texas gets a bad rep from, well, nearly everyone who isn’t from Texas. Stereotypes abound, but none (or at least … Continue reading

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Taphouse Copenhagen

Let’s be honest, Copenhagen’s beer scene wasn’t exactly in dire straits before May of this year. Plenty of decent native breweries, world class beer bars, and a solid stream of high quality imports elevated the local scene to being amongst … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014

Holy Lord, those Danes know how to do a beer festival. Copenhagen Beer Celebration (or CBC to those who went and spent the entire time Twitter- spamming all the suckers poor sods who didn’t manage to get across for it) has just … Continue reading

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Cellarmaker Brewing Company

San Francisco’s beer-spoilt citizens aren’t often left wanting in the booze choice department. The city really has a flourishing beer scene, with good local brews on tap in a significant majority of bars, as well as boasting a dozen-or-more truly … Continue reading

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San Francisco Beering

California really is a beer Mecca. There’s no two ways about it, it just is. Put it this way, there’s nearly thrice the number of breweries in San Diego than there is in the whole of Ireland. Nuts. I recently … Continue reading

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