Beer Archive

The best craft beer in Helsinki, Finland

Finland has a strong beer scene, which isn’t surprising since it’s a good place to stay inside & drink for much of the year. Helsinki is filled with fantastic craft beer bars featuring local Finnish beers, as well as breweries from all over the world. While it’s not a huge city, it has a disproportionately high […]

The best craft beer in Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia is a tiny country, but they have a huge craft beer scene. I went there with fairly low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised to find just how many great breweries the country had during my visits to craft beer bars in Tallinn. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Tallinn: […]

The best craft beer in Riga, Latvia

You might not expect Riga, Latvia to have a huge craft beer scene, and at first glance, you’d be right. However, recent entrants to the market give Riga an exciting beer future. The craft beer wave is sweeping through Northern Europe and slowly descending downward and eastward. Estonia has a particularly robust scene that rivals […]

Travel Contests: December 9, 2015 – South Africa, Budapest, Chile & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to South Africa; Budapest, Hungary; Miami, Florida; Santa Rosa, California; a Fairmont hotel; Ojai, California; Chile; SPG hotels; Nicaragua; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Las Vegas, Nevada; and more. Good luck! Win a trip to South Africa 2-night stay at One&Only Cape Town 3-night […]

The best craft beer in Havana, Cuba

Cuba is famous for its rum, but Havana is not bereft of places to get a nice, cold beer on a hot, humid day. Sure, there’s mass produced beer such as Bucanero and Cristal available, but a couple of new breweries have opened in recent years. I visited two craft beer bars in Havana: Cerveceria […]

The best craft beer in Kyoto, Japan

While Kyoto might not have as robust of a craft beer scene as Tokyo, there are still a few good craft beer bars to be found in the city. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Kyoto. Bungalow While Bungalow may only have 10 taps, what it lacks in quantity, it makes […]

The best craft beer in Tokyo, Japan

Long an epicenter of trendy culture, Tokyo is now the epicenter of Japan’s burgeoning craft beer scene. While many of the breweries themselves are located elsewhere in the country, there are plenty of great places to drink craft beer in Tokyo. The bars have every vibe you can ask for, from sports bars to dingy […]