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Beer Travel is Seeing the World One Pint at a Time...

beer travel [ bir tra-vəl ] experiencing the diversity of beer throughout the world by drinking it at its source. is a beer travel site that chronicles the beer adventures of husband and wife team Chris Nelson and Merideth Canham-Nelson. Launched in 2005, the website documents their travels throughout the world as they visit brewpubs, breweries, beer bars, halls and gardens. On their beer journeys, they meet the locals and learn about different cultures. Their beer travels have taken them throughout North America, Europe and Oceania. aims not only to reach the dedicated craft beer drinker, but also the average person looking to add some adventure to their travels. From hardcore beer travels, like driving hours out of their way to visit a single brewery, to helpful advice for the brewery novice, tries to cater to all levels of interest.

The couple’s beer travels are recounted in travelogues, a book, Teachings from the Tap and video episodes on beergeek.TV. There are currently over 50 episodes of One Pint at a Time.

What is beergeek.TV?

beergeekTV is a natural extension of their enjoyment of beer travel and desire to tell people about travel and good beer. Visit the beergeekTV page to watch them travel, explore and enjoy good beer.

Who is

Merideth Canham-Nelson’s appreciation of beer developed in 1992 while working at a multi-tap pub in Oakland, California. She wanted to be knowledgeable about the beer she was serving and the best way to do it was to visit the breweries themselves. Merideth has visited over 850 breweries in her beer travels. When she is not traveling, Merideth works as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Read more about Merideth>

When not traveling, Chris Nelson represents Drake's Brewing on the Central Coast, as well as raises the couple’s dachshund Stout. In 2007, Chris, out of 7,800 applicants from 31 countries, was a final four candidate for Four Points by Sheraton’s coveted position of Chief Beer Officer. A beer traveler for 20 years, Chris has visited over 880 breweries throughout the world. Read more about Chris>

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Latest One Pint at a Time Episode
"Canada Eh: the Atlantic Edition"
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Canada Eh: the Atlantic Edition” is the latest episode of One Pint at a Time.

Always looking for new beer adventures, we took the advantage of a trip to Maine to cross over into Maritime Canada to make a quick visit to Nova Scotia.

Over five days, we watched the tides on the Bay of Fundy, experienced Halifax via an Urban Beer Hike and fell in love with beauty and charms of Cape Breton. Most importantly, we discovered a thriving beer scene on Canada’s east coast.

So enjoy our first Maritime Canada beer adventure…
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Recent Beer Travel
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Latest Beer Travelogues
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Craft Brewing Capital of New Zealand Part IChris
Quick Australia VisitMerideth
New beergeek.TV Episode - Canada Eh: the Atlantic EditionChris
Cape BretonChris
Halifax Urban Beer HikeMerideth
First Time in BangorChris
Quick Stop in PortlandMerideth
Kicking Off Festival Season in PasoChris

>View our Complete Beer Travelogue
Brewery Count
Chris: 892 | Merideth: 892
Breweries New to the "The List"
Fogbelt BrewingSanta Rosa, CA USA
Warped BrewingSebastopol, CA USA
Brothers BeerAuckland,  New Zealand
Little Empire Brewing Auckland,  New Zealand
The Shakespeare Hotel & BreweryAuckland,  New Zealand
Sawmill CafeLeigh,  New Zealand
Brauhaus FringsWhangerei,  New Zealand
Deep Creek Brew BarBrowns Bay,  New Zealand
Hallertau BrewbarRiverhead,  New Zealand
Good George BrewingHamilton,  New Zealand
Fork & BrewerWellington,  New Zealand
Parrotdog BrewingWellington,  New Zealand
Blackdog BreweryWellington,  New Zealand
Garage ProjectWellington,  New Zealand
Golden Bear BrewingMapua,  New Zealand
Hop FederationMotueka,  New Zealand
Mussel InnOnekaka,  New Zealand
Founders Organic BreweryNelson,  New Zealand

>View our Complete Brewery List