One sip of Brooklyn Lager or Bluebird Bitter and you’ll be converted Even though the term craft beer has been with us for a good many years, most drinkers still don’t know exactly what it means. It’s a term we’ve imported from the US, where it specifically means made by small, independent and traditional brewers. Most of the confusion centres around what is meant by small. You may think size doesn’t matter, but many believe only microbreweries make craft beer and that bigger, older breweries therefore can’t be craft. Fancy a pint of Nuclear Penguin? What I can say though is craft beer is never bland or boring – but some best selling beers are. Basically craft beer is made by highly skilled people, who love beer, brewing what they want to drink not what they think will be a bestseller. And those people are increasing in number: So, with that in mind, here’s ten of the very best craft beers out there.