The essential guide to the world's most popular beers, The Beer Trials features brutally honest ratings, full-page reviews, and photos of the 250 most popular beers in the world, based only on blind taste tests. The essential reference for anyone who enjoys drinking beer, it also includes complete information on the major beer styles, flavours, and regions. In this beer guide based purely on blind tastings, a rigorous panel of beer experts and brewers rate all kinds of beers, from craft brews to macro-lagers, including Tsingtao, Spaten, Deschutes, Tecate, Maudite, Sam Adams, Chimay, and Bud Light.
Seamus Campbell is one of just 96 beer experts to have passed the rigorous Certified Cicerone exam. He writes the beer blog "The Daily Wort" and is a contributor to the "Fearless Critic Portland Restaurant Guide." He lives in Portland, Oregon. Robin Goldstein is an author and a travel writer. He has written for more than 30 Fodor's travel guides and is a contributor to the "New York Times"' "Freakonomics" blog. He has a certificate in cooking from the French Culinary Institute in New York City and a Wine and Spirit Education Trust certificate for advanced wine and spirits study. He lives in Oakland, California.