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Beer Tour Count down #6 – A Little Taste of Heaven

6. Orval at the Orval Abbey, Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium There are five breweries in Belgium run by Trappist monks. Orval is my favorite, because it offers the most bitter, highly hopped of the Trappist beers. (Belgian beers tend to be lightly … Continue reading

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Beer Tour Count down #7 – A Trip to the Dark Ages

After a quick trip to Pennsylvania for some Yuengling and a detour to Atlantic City for other adult past time fun, I’m back to relay another of The Beer Traveler’s top adventures to you. Enjoy! 7. Lager at the Weihenstephan … Continue reading

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Life should taste as good as bacon – Beer Count down #8

8. Rauchbier at the Schlenkerla Tavern, Bamberg, Germany The Bavarian city of Bamberg is the epicenter of the German brewing world. It’s the home of about a dozen breweries, most several hundred years old. Bamberg breweries also produce a couple … Continue reading

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Count down #9 – Breakfast of Champions!

9. Beer for breakfast in the Viktualienmarkt, Munich Given one place to eat and drink for the rest of my life, Bavaria would be the clear winner. When Americans think of stereoypical German icons – big steins of beer, pretzels, lederhosen, Oktoberfest – they’re really … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things… #10

Alright folks, we made it to the top 10 beer experiences. This time The Beer Traveler ended up in Salzburg, Austria. 10. Lager at the Augustiner Kloster Mülln, Salzburg, Austria Salzburg is best known to Americans as the site of … Continue reading

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All-Time Beer Tour Count down #11

11. House lager at the Brasserie de L’Isle Saint-Louis, Paris Paris is so beautiful it’s hard to believe the French built it. It really is everything it’s cracked up to be: an epic city of beautiful architecture and grand monuments, … Continue reading

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All-Time Beer Tour Count down #Zwölf (12)!

12. Hofbrauhaus Lager atop Hitler’s Eagles Nest, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria Believe it or not, Hitler’s Eagles Nest, his Bavarian Alpine mountain retreat built by the Nazi Party, has been turned into a Hofbrauhaus beer hall. You can sit where Hitler once … Continue reading

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All-Time Beer Tour Count down #13

13. A pint in the Guinness tap room – Dublin, Ireland I’ve visited the Guinness brewery in Dublin many times, but had the honor one time of taking an individual tour with head brewer Fergal Murray. The best part? Murray … Continue reading

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All-Time Beer Tour Count down…#14

Alright, it’s Day 2 of our top beer-drinking experiences count down. This time we are reminiscing about a trip to Brussels… 14. Duvel Ale at La Chaloupe D’Or cafe, Grand Place, Brussels The Grande Place, the main central square of … Continue reading

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The Beer Traveler’s All-Time Beer Tour

We asked the Beer Traveler to put together a list of the 10 greatest beers he’s ever had. No small feat, considering he’s averaged about 10 beers by lunchtime since he was 16 years old. So it turns out he … Continue reading

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