Belgium has one of the oldest and strongest brewing traditions in the world. While their branding may seem a little dated, one taste of a trappist or gueuze beer will show that they are anything but old fashioned. For such a small nation it is the genus for many of the styles that now proliferate around the world of beer. Trappist breweries ensure traditions are kept and guarded to maintain being the best. The lambic and guezeries around Brussels are some of the most reverered breweries in the world and have others clambouring to ape their tastes. Belgium is also home to some of the most modern and impressive breweries in the world, it is a country that prides itself on creating some of the finest beers in the world and it is rightly considered as the top brewing country on the Planet.