OK, so you’ve sunk a few beers in Bishopsgate’s finest hostelries over the years.
Beck’s again, sir? Oh dear. Variety is the spice of life, mon ami. Pick up a pen and start crossing off how many beers you’ve managed from this pretty astonishing chart.
You won’t get far – and if you do, you deserve a lot of praise, sir. And a monumental beer belly to match.
Mapping every type of beer, this illustration is a brilliant example of how information graphics can explain an issue. Namely, how many more pints you have to sink before you can really call yourself a connoisseur.
Right, I’m off for a swift pint of Weihenstephaner Kristall Weissbier.
‘Beer’ is featured in Information Graphics by Sandra Rendgen & Julius Wiedemann (Taschen, £44.99) taschen.com