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Beer Features and Reviews

Beer has been around since the time of the ancient Egyptians, and the centuries since have not diluted its popularity. Brewed from malted barley with other grains, beer is capable of a range of flavors and pairs well with most meals. See our seasonal lists and beer reviews to find some of the best brews from around the world.

Maredsous Tripel is a golden-bodied Belgian triple

Maredsous Tripel Abbey Beer
This beer packs a punch with a 10 percent ABV, while delivering a creamy smoothness that hides the high alcohol content. It's a golden-bodied Belgian Triple that has a lingering sweet, malty flavor.

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Coachella Valley Monumentous is brewed with hops from New Zealand and the Pacific Northwest

Coachella Valley Monumentous
Coachella Valley Brewing Company's Gold Medal Winner, Monumentous, is brewed with a wide array of hops from New Zealand and the Pacific Northwest, creating this true West Coast Style Double Rye India Pale Ale.

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Featured Top 10 Lists

Bring in the chilly weather with one of GAYOT's Top 10 Fall Beers
Top 10 Fall Beers
GAYOT's Top 10 Fall beers showcase flavors of pecan, pumpkin, spices and hops that will warm up any chilly fall day.

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Paulaner's Oktoberfest, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Oktoberfest Beers
Top 10 Oktoberfest Beers
GAYOT's Top 10 Oktoberfest beers showcase some of the best Märzen style brews, allowing you to celebrate German Oktoberfest even if you can't make it to Munich.

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GAYOT's Top 10 Low-Calorie Beers include ales and lagers in a variety of different styles
Top 10 Low-Calorie Beers
GAYOT's Top 10 List of low-calorie beers showcases bottles with eclectic flavors, no more than 150 calories and an ABV of around 5 percent or less.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA, one of GAYOT's Top 10 IPAs
Top 10 IPAs
The characteristically hoppy India Pale Ale was first developed for British soldiers in South Asia. Take a look at GAYOT's Top 10 IPAs to find classic English ales, inventive American varieties and more.

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Featured Book Review

The Audacity of Hops by Tom Acitelli

The Audacity of Hops
Acitelli's fact-filled narrative takes in the individual stories of influential brewers like Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada and Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head, as well as journalist Michael Jackson and industry leader Charlie Papazian.

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Top 10 Beer Lists

Top 10 Craft Beers

Top 10 Fall Beers

Top 10 Fruit Beers

Top 10 IPAs

Top 10 Irish Beers

Top 10 Low-Calorie Beers

Top 10 Oktoberfest Beers

Top 10 Sipping Beers

Top 10 Spring Beers

Top 10 Summer Beers

Top 10 Weird Beers

Top 10 Winter Beers

Beer Reviews & Features

Carlsberg's Jacobsen Vintage No. 1

Deschutes Red Chair NWPA

Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask

Kona Brewing Co. Wailua Wheat Beer

Maui Brewing Co.

O'Hara's Irish Wheat Beer

Roost Bottle Opener

Beer and Magic

Beer Health Benefits

Brewery Tours of San Diego

Glasi Pilsner Beer Glass

Spiegelau Beer Classics

Connoisseur Kit

Top US Oktoberfest Celebrations

Book Reviews

Ambitious Brew

The Audacity of Hops

Beyond the Pale

The Oxford Companion to Beer

Uncorking the Past


A good bottle of vino has the ability to balance and highlight your beef's flavor profile, elevating taste sensations to an entirely new level.

Fall has beer written all over it. Cool nights call for toasty flavored beers in colors matching the changing leaves.