Our cover photo is of The Ship - one of Howard Gladwins Devon visit to pubs in Exeter and Appledore.
Further north, David Hughes has been tripping around parts of the West Riding of Yorkshire - fertile ground for new small breweries.
Flitting westwards Mr Hughes is back to Berlin (again!) where he thoroughly investigates the Berlin outpost of the Californian Stone Brewing Co. He was very impressed!
Book Reviews include the popular CAMRA GBG to the less common but more expensive Belgian Beer Book.
Newline and Newline Extra bring news and comment on the British New Brewery scene, noting breweries of Beak Brewery, Rockhopper, Ferry, Northern Monkey, Jolly Boys and Don Valley.
Our Brewery Update record 25 new breweries since the last Imbiber, and our New Beers Update covers 8 packed pages of lists of new beers brewed.