I spent some time in Germany in the mid to late seventies, mostly in small towns. In the local restaurants and pubs there was only a choice between two beers: pils and export they called it I believe. The brewery was the town brewery. There was no choice in brands. I never had a bad beer. Once near Munich, I bought some "doble boch: (sp) and some bread for a snack before dinner. Two bottles of that and I couldn't find the door to my hotel room....from the inside.
When I returned it took a long time to be able to enjoy an American beer. Domestic beers just tasted like tap water; except Bud. It tasted like dish water.
So many beers in Belgium, Germany, Holland & US that are excellent.
But why not Yeuling Lager - America's Oldest Brewery! It used to only be available in Pennsylvania and I used to always order it when I was in Pa. Now it's available almost everywhere and while I get beer from all over the world, I always have a couple cases of Yeuling Lager Cold!
best beer i ever had was coor's out of the tap at 40 degrees while in the army on a 100 degree day. worst beer i ever had was mickeys in the green wide mouth bottle. first beer i ever had was in highschool, gettlemans 89cents a 6 pack of bottles. 2nd beer was a beer called 9:05.