In 1999 on a tour through the British isles we happened upon an ale in Wales that I still count in my top 5:
Same tour I drank some amazing stouts in Ireland, mostly micro brews, but easily some of the best I ever tasted...wish I remembered the names.
Here in Norway I've had to adjust to the prices of beer...which has not been easy considering they are quite high. So for me now it's two categories: Cheap beer and Good beer (notice I did not say great beer...those are reserved for very special occasions
Cheap beer (which is pretty good and costs roughly $3 a can in the grocery):
Good beer (Friday night førspill/pre-party):