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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2015, 10:37:35 PM »
I would not consider Norway a beer country. And where is Czech Republic?
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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2015, 11:11:06 PM »
http://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/the-best-beer-countries-in-the-world

 8)

Neat lis. Glad to see Belgium at the top. I still personally believe Germany is above the US in many ways. I do think that we are making some awesome beers here in the US. Some of the best in the world.

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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2015, 10:24:49 AM »
I was kidding about  the 8)  - only a blind person will not see that the US is the most exciting beer country in the world. There IS a good reason why I am on this forum.

Except if the formula is ((nr of interesting breweries) * (nr of interesting cobble stones)) / (nr of locations where Napoleon was beaten). Then Belgium rules  8) 8) 8)

Edit - ouch, division by zero for the US
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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2015, 12:44:16 PM »
I would not consider Norway a beer country. And where is Czech Republic?

It's in Eastern Europe.

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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2015, 12:54:33 PM »
I would not consider Norway a beer country. And where is Czech Republic?

It's in Eastern Europe.

Good call.   ;D    I have to agree with Leos, you'd think Czech Republic would come in ahead of a couple of those.
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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2015, 01:07:13 PM »

I would not consider Norway a beer country. And where is Czech Republic?

It's in Eastern Europe.
Not to be picky but geological center of Europe is in Slovak republic. We like to say that we are in Central Europe.

If we apply the simplify view we used to think East-West on US, Wisconsin, Illinois and states going down the Mississippi River would be called east coast states.

Going just a little bit farther. Czech Republic is still call Czechoslovakia. Last reference I heard was on new Beersmith podcast. Czechoslovakia split into two countries more then 20 years ago.
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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2015, 02:26:27 PM »

I would not consider Norway a beer country. And where is Czech Republic?

It's in Eastern Europe.
Not to be picky but geological center of Europe is in Slovak republic. We like to say that we are in Central Europe.

Hahaha, apparently wars have been fought over this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographical_midpoint_of_Europe The only thing we are certain of is that it is somewhere between Lithuania and Ukraine.
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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2015, 04:16:27 PM »
I would place the Czech and Slovak republics ahead of Italy, Norway, and Sweden. Poland as well.

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Re: the best beer countries in the world
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2015, 03:41:59 PM »
Il from belgium. I would put USA 1st. Czecks anf slovaks outside the ranking normal. Poland possibly. Its hard to say really... Watch out estonia and Finland in the coming years top, spain as well. :)