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Forget vintage wines – beer loving pub landlord Jaroslav Novak-Vercernicek reckons he has the world's best collection of vintage beers.

All of the vintage brews are kept in either barrels or bottles in a carefully temperature controlled cellar underneath his pub at Kamen na Pelhrimov in the Czech Republic.

And the 42-year-old reckons the collection of 300 rare brews is so valuable he has now insured it for over 50,000 pounds.

He said: "The star of my collection is from Britain’s Royal Brewery and dates back to 1902. I store it in a barrel and once a year a pour a little bit into a bottle which I enjoy to the full. It will be a sad day when that runs out."

And Jaroslav also claims to have one of the strongest beers in the world. "This beauty is from Boston and is 48 per cent. It costs me thousands to import it, but it was worth it."

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