7 wacky but tasty beers from around the world

From hummus to beard yeast, these beers highlight the art form of brewing without sacrificing taste.

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Bottoms up!

The craft beer industry, once only a niche player in a global scene dominated by mass beer producers, has become a force to be reckoned with. In the U.S. alone, there are now more than 4,200 total craft breweries representing 12.2% of the beer market. And predictions are that it will only get bigger.

With so much competition, some craft brewers have taken to creating unique brews with ingredients not generally found in your standard six pack. More than just a way to attract attention and customers, these beers also spotlight a brewmaster's ability to take the unusual and transform it into something incredibly tasty.

With this trend in mind, we've scoured the brew scene for a selection of beers that, while unusual, will likely have you reaching for the bottle opener for a second go. Cheers!

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