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The Best Beer City in the World

In the new Where to Drink Beer, an expert brewmaster determines the world’s best places for a pint.

Beer Production At SABMiller Plc's Pilsner Urquell Plant

Source: Bloomberg

As a tag line for a beer guide, “Foam is where the heart is” is hard to top.

Where to Drink Beer (Phaidon, $30) is a new handbook that highlights the top places to do just that in more than 1,600 establishments worldwide. The volume includes such idiosyncratic spots as a stall next to the Central Ferry Pier in Hong Kong, a brewery attached to a toy store in Maryland, and a laundromat in Brooklyn. What makes this book notable, though, is the author: Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, a beer world celebrity, known for his exhilarating Evil Twin brews and for making the concept of gypsy, or nomadic, brewing popular around the globe.