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<b>1. Modelo Especial</b><br/>
Unlike many other Mexican beers, you don't need a chunk of lime to enjoy this light and frothy lager. Perfect for those sunny afternoons spent soaking up the rays.  <br/>
£1.58 per bottle, bottlebankwine.co.uk

<b>1. Modelo Especial</b><br/> Unlike many other Mexican beers, you don't need a chunk of lime to enjoy this light and frothy lager. Perfect for those sunny afternoons spent soaking up the rays. <br/> £1.58 per bottle, bottlebankwine.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;2. Meantime London Pale Ale&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Voted one of the world's 50 best beers, this robust and full-flavoured ale offers a slight grapefruit aroma and a level of hop fruitiness to reckon with. &lt;br/&gt;
£1.79 per bottle, waitrose.com

<b>2. Meantime London Pale Ale</b><br/> Voted one of the world's 50 best beers, this robust and full-flavoured ale offers a slight grapefruit aroma and a level of hop fruitiness to reckon with. <br/> £1.79 per bottle, waitrose.com

&lt;b&gt;3. Anchor Steam Beer&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Deep, amber-coloured beer, which hails from San Francisco. A hybrid brew, it is fermented warm, like ale, but with a lager yeast. Crisp and clean, it has cracking caramel notes and a creamy head. &lt;br/&gt;
£1.87 per bottle, bottlebankwine.co.uk

<b>3. Anchor Steam Beer</b><br/> Deep, amber-coloured beer, which hails from San Francisco. A hybrid brew, it is fermented warm, like ale, but with a lager yeast. Crisp and clean, it has cracking caramel notes and a creamy head. <br/> £1.87 per bottle, bottlebankwine.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;4. Quilmes Cristal&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
The most popular beer in Argentina and it's not hard to see why when you crack it open. It has a delicate, fresh taste with a delicious honey finish. &lt;br/&gt;
£1.39 per bottle, beersofeurope.co.uk

<b>4. Quilmes Cristal</b><br/> The most popular beer in Argentina and it's not hard to see why when you crack it open. It has a delicate, fresh taste with a delicious honey finish. <br/> £1.39 per bottle, beersofeurope.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;5. Fuller's Discovery&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
This thirst-quenching blonde beer from the west London brewery contains a blend of barley, wheat, liberty, and 'saaz' hops, which add gentle bitterness. The result is a distinctive, citrus-flavoured tipple.  &lt;br/&gt;
£1.85 per bottle, sainsburys.co.uk

<b>5. Fuller's Discovery</b><br/> This thirst-quenching blonde beer from the west London brewery contains a blend of barley, wheat, liberty, and 'saaz' hops, which add gentle bitterness. The result is a distinctive, citrus-flavoured tipple. <br/> £1.85 per bottle, sainsburys.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;6. Paulaner Original&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Produced in Bavaria at a 17th-century brewery, Paulaner's pale gold colour, smooth barley taste and grassy hop finish makes it perfect for warm weather.  &lt;br/&gt;
£1.55 per bottle, majestic.co.uk

<b>6. Paulaner Original</b><br/> Produced in Bavaria at a 17th-century brewery, Paulaner's pale gold colour, smooth barley taste and grassy hop finish makes it perfect for warm weather. <br/> £1.55 per bottle, majestic.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;7. Southport Golden Sands&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Declared the best bitter in Britain at the 2009 Great British Beer Festival, the triple-hopped tipple takes its name from the seaside town in which it is brewed and is packed to its head with pleasant citrus tones.  &lt;br/&gt;
£2.50 per bottle, southportbrewery.co.uk

<b>7. Southport Golden Sands</b><br/> Declared the best bitter in Britain at the 2009 Great British Beer Festival, the triple-hopped tipple takes its name from the seaside town in which it is brewed and is packed to its head with pleasant citrus tones. <br/> £2.50 per bottle, southportbrewery.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;8. St Mungo Lager&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
The sweetness of the malt is perfectly offset by the bitterness of the hops. A great accompaniment to all that summer barbecue food. &lt;br/&gt;
£3.40 per bottle, westbeer.com

<b>8. St Mungo Lager</b><br/> The sweetness of the malt is perfectly offset by the bitterness of the hops. A great accompaniment to all that summer barbecue food. <br/> £3.40 per bottle, westbeer.com

&lt;b&gt;9. Sharp's Doom bar&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Sharp's is the largest brewer of cask beer in the South-west and Doom Bar is its most popular beer. With its balance of spicy hops, malt-tinged bitterness and lingering finish, it's a real tastebud tickler. &lt;br/&gt; 
£2.42 per bottle, sharpsbrewery.co.uk

<b>9. Sharp's Doom bar</b><br/> Sharp's is the largest brewer of cask beer in the South-west and Doom Bar is its most popular beer. With its balance of spicy hops, malt-tinged bitterness and lingering finish, it's a real tastebud tickler. <br/> £2.42 per bottle, sharpsbrewery.co.uk

&lt;b&gt;10. Bacchus Kriek&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Belgian-brewed, with a fruity flavour and served in a half-champagne bottle - what's not to like about this ruby red brew?  &lt;br/&gt;
£2.99 per bottle, beersofeurope.co.uk

<b>10. Bacchus Kriek</b><br/> Belgian-brewed, with a fruity flavour and served in a half-champagne bottle - what's not to like about this ruby red brew? <br/> £2.99 per bottle, beersofeurope.co.uk

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<b>1. Modelo Especial</b><br/> Unlike many other Mexican beers, you don't need a chunk of lime to enjoy this light and frothy lager. Perfect for those sunny afternoons spent soaking up the rays. <br/> £1.58 per bottle, bottlebankwine.co.uk

Fill up your cooler-box and savour some of the world’s best beers – from crisp South American lagers to fruity English ales – with these top ten tipples.

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Source: Independent

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