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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.

Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Summer Beers for refreshing and thirst-quenching brews
Top 10 Summer Beers
Quench your thirst with GAYOT's selection of refreshing ales, wheat beers and fruit beers.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Father's Day Beers for brews that will delight Dad's tastebuds
Top 10 Father's Day Beers
From refreshing lagers to flavorful stouts, GAYOT's picks will be sure to make any dad hoppy.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Low-Calorie Beers for light, flavorful brews
Top 10 Low-Calorie Beers
Sip guilt-free with GAYOT's selections of low-calorie beers that pack a punch in flavor without packing your gut.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Sour Beers for beers with a pucker
Top 10 Sour Beers
If you have yet to try sour beer, you're missing out. We've rounded up the 10 best selections of brews that will test your tolerance for tang.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Fruit Beers that are refreshing and sweet
Top 10 Fruit Beers
Whether you love blueberries, bananas and watermelon, it doesn't matter. We've got (almost) every fruit covered in our Top 10 Fruit Beer Picks and you won't regret trying them all.

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New Belgium Citradelic Tangerine IPA is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Spring Beers
Top 10 Spring Beers
Spring is here, since March 20 to be exact, and we're ready for lighter and crisper beers that match the season. GAYOT's Top 10 Spring Beers will have you looking forward to longer days in warmer temperatures.

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Outstanding beers draw crowds to Top of the Hill, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Brewpubs in the U.S.
Top 10 Brewpubs in the U.S.
Brewpubs are a place for friends to gather over good food and great handcrafted beers. Sip a pint or two at one of these Top 10 Brewpubs in the U.S., including picks from beer-soaked cities like Denver and Portland, Oregon.

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Who knew beer and cookies were such a good combination?
Together at Last: Cookies and Beer
Who would think that cookies and beer make a great combo? This book gives you recipes on how to bake cookies using beer, how to best pair beer and cookies and even how to make beer milkshakes!

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More Top 10 Beer Lists


Top 10 Craft Beers

Top 10 Fall Beers

Top 10 Father's Day 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 Sour Beers

Top 10 Spring Beers

Top 10 Summer Beers

Top 10 Weird Beers

Top 10 Winter Beers


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Roost Bottle Opener

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Beer Health Benefits

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Glasi Pilsner Beer Glass

Spiegelau Beer Classics

Connoisseur Kit


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The Audacity of Hops

Beyond the Pale

The Oxford Companion to Beer

Uncorking the Past



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Hard ciders aren't just limited to apples anymore. GAYOT's Top 10 Ciders offers a range of selections that include cherry and pear ciders.

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