. The best beer available in the US typically comes from Germany. I'm partial to Paulaner, personally. Hacker-Pschorr is good too.
I love German beer, but any time I buy some it's moderately to extremely skunked. I'm in a small, remote town, so maybe it just takes longer to get here or the local distributors have unfortunate quality control, but it's come to the point that I just don't bother. If I wanted a beer that tasted and smelled like Corona, I'd drink a Corona instead of paying import rates.
Anyway, I always assumed the problem was just buying imports. If you have good luck, maybe I just need to make a pilgrimage to someplace with better delivery quality control, and stock up.