We are blessed with a huge amount of home grown talent in the UK. Size doesn't matter, they all have their own inspiration, motivation and approach and you get to choose which you think works best for your bar.
Take Toast for example, and their award winning brews made with surplus bread, and, all profits go to charity! Or try Mondo Brewing's beers, Mondo actually means 'world' in Italian and they feel this represents the style of beer they brew reflecting their collective experiences from all over the world.
Always at the centre of cultural revolutions, London gave home to the new wave of brewers in recent times standing alongside their traditional counterparts. A catalyst for the country, we've got Hop Stuff, Meantime, Redchurch, Fuller's, Camden Town and Big Hug brews!
Up North... Here are two brewers who are in relative terms just starting out, but who are both making big waves in the beer world. Thornbridge has already won over 350 awards for their brews since 2005 and pride themselves on innovation and passion. Magic Rock are a fun, vibrant young company bursting with beer ideas and are taking a thoroughly modern approach to reach their audience.
Jump across the Severn bridge and Cymru are producing some cracking brewers, Tiny Rebel and Boss Brewing head them up, whilst Hop House 13 stand strong for the Irish. If you want something from further north, love hops and live the dream in Bonnie Scotland with Brewdog or Edinburgh Beer Factory brews.
From its world famous Trappist heritage to its burgeoning craft scene, there's more to this land than chocolate and waffles; Belgium is the fatherland of quality brewing. From the heart of the Belgian Ardennes comes La Chouffe, which is a classic beer with a huge following, Duvel comes from four generations of Moorgat heritage whilst Vedett is edgy and fun.
The Czech Republic is a country synonymous with a long history of quality brewing gives us traditional brands and those such as Celia reflecting modern issues such as gluten intolerance without any compromise on technique or quality.
Traditionally a wine drinking country,
Spain's brewing community has grown and transformed. Increasingly used
to accompany meals due to its versatility, beer has become Spain's
favourite drink. Since 1876 Estrella has been brewed in Spain and has become the beer of the Med. Along with Mahou and Alhambra these quality brands imbue sunshine and will help transport your customers to sunnier climes.
Germany is well known as providing us with the oldest brewery in the world - Weihenstephan, the forerunner in quality control with purity laws introduced over 500 years ago. German beers offer a clear and precise option, matched by great flavour and heritage. Berliner, Erdinger and Furstenberg are all fantastic examples to offer your beer lovers.
A taste of Asia. Every country has its beer icons, India and Japan are no different! Their standout brands: Cobra and Kirin Ichiban have travelled the world and are firm favourites for very good reasons. The perfect pair to take away!
Culturally America has given us so much over the years, and they didn't hold back on their beers! We have a selection of some of the very best brands to make their way to these shores, some well known and newcomers with something to say.
Since 1867 Canadians have been keeping themselves warm with Moosehead beer. And what a story - established by Susannah Oland, the first one-woman craft brewery was begun. A very modern, 150 year old story!
Whilst in Mexico, for 3000 years the Aztecs honoured deceased individuals in an annual celebration. Celebrations included using parts of the skeleton, most commonly the skull, today the festive holiday is a celebration of life. That calls for a beer! A Day of the Dead one at that.
With sunshine and outdoor living in their DNA these countries know their beers, and we've featured our favourites Stone & Wood, Little Creatures and Yeastie Boys, whose reputations stand firm on our shores. From Australia and New Zealand we know what brands work at home and away!
Shop all of our worldly beers here!