Recently updated, this is most comprehensive guide to ales and lagers sold in the United States: More than 2,700 beers are described and rated, based on tens of thousands of reviews on RateBeer.com, the country's foremost beer judging website. 'We found RateBeer to be the most reliable,' says Men's Journal. Includes bonus food-pairing guide by award-winning beer writer Stan Hieronymus, as well as descriptions of major beer styles. Makes a perfect -- and highly affordable -- gift for the beer geeks on your list. Updated June 2008. Celebrator Beer News magazine calls it ''a handy reference guide to beers from around the world. Its 2,700 reviews are by Rate.Beer.com's top evaluators. Each entry includes the beer style, brewery information and a description of the beer.'' Unlike most other guides, this one only reviews beers available in the United States.