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List Rules Any type of beer counts! Name the type of beer, not the brewery, if possible

The best beers in the world, as voted on by beer aficionados like you. Anyone can add their favorite brews to this list. The list updates automatically every time new beer rankings are added, making this an accurate, real-time ranking of the best beers, as chosen by the "wisdom of the crowd." Think about the top beers you've ever tasted and share your favorite beers with the world. Don't limit yourself to what's on tap at your local pub - these beverages are ranked on an international level. 

Naming the best beer in the world is a tough task - especially since taste is so subjective. The balance of hops, yeast, and malted barley all play a role in the taste of beer, yet some people prefer some of those flavors more than others. Many of the top rated beers on this list are heavy on hops, which give beer a bitter flavor and aroma. Other beers have a malt flavor that dominates the taste - giving them a sweet and buttery flavor. So while it may be difficult to name one type as the best tasting beer in the world, this list represents the range of good beers that are out there. Bottoms up and vote for your favorites!
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1
3,969 2,400
Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness 4.1% alcohol

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2
3,526 1,929
Stella Artois is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stella Artois 5% alcohol

3
1,566 1,071
Chimay White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay White 8% alcohol

4
1,737 1,496
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Newcastle Brown Ale 4.7% alcohol

5
1,720 1,434
Blue Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

6
2,017 1,310
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 5.6% alcohol

7
972 946
Heineken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Heineken 5.4% alcohol

8
1,834 955
Hoegaarden Witbier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Witbier 5% alcohol

9
1,894 866
Chimay Blue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Blue 9% alcohol

10
1,725 817
St Bernardus Abt 12 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
St Bernardus Abt 12 10% alcohol

11
1,604 831
Rochefort 10 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 10 11.3% alcohol

12
1,009 1,009
Fat Tire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

13
1,362 665
Chimay Red is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Red 7% alcohol

14
964 942
Sapporo Premium Lager is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sapporo Premium Lager 4.5% alcohol

15
1,259 1,042
Samuel Adams Boston Lager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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16
1,642 874
Leffe Blonde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Blonde 6.6% alcohol

17
1,962 822
Moortgat Duvel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Moortgat Duvel 8.5% alcohol

18
1,174 667
Delirium Tremens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Delirium Tremens 8.5% alcohol

19
1,199 1,284
Corona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

20
821 801
Stone IPA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stone IPA 6.7% alcohol

21
1,080 186
Westmalle Tripel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sabrina Goossens added Westmalle Tripel 9% alcohol

22
1,166 681
Hoegaarden Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Grand Cru 8.7% alcohol

23
928 863
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness Harp Lager 5% alcohol

24
557 752
Pyramid Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pyramid Hefeweizen 5% alcohol

25
834 726
Pilsner Urquell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pilsner Urquell 4.4% alcohol

26
1,195 672
Rochefort 8 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 8 9.2% alcohol

27
923 801
Guinness Smithwicks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Smithwick's 5% alcohol

28
844 712
Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bas... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

29
1,563 289
Westvleteren 12 (Yellow Cap) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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30
768 614
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

31
1,169 848
Samuel Adams Octoberfest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Samuel Adams Octoberfest 4.75% alcohol

32
659 658
Rogue Dead Guy Ale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rogue Dead Guy Ale 6.5% alcohol

33
560 611
Bass Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Bass Pale Ale 5.1% alcohol

34
575 533
Paulaner Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

35
1,135 490
Westmalle Dubbel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Dubbel 7% alcohol

36
801 181
Orval is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
belkp added Orval 6.2% alcohol

37
1,172 826
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

38
812 662
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

39
633 243
Rodenbach Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
johanjazz added Rodenbach Grand Cru 6.5% alcohol

40
645 600
Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

41
649 631
Anchor Steam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Anchor Steam 4.9% alcohol

42
408 110
Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Ruben Lambrechts added Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet 8% alcohol

43
369 590
Red Stripe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Red Stripe 4.7% alcohol

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44
871 537
Chimay Grande Réserve 1997 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

45
326 354
Carlsburg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

46
600 573
Yuengling Premium Beer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Yuengling Premium Beer 4.4% alcohol

47
639 302
Rochefort 6 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 6 7.5% alcohol

48
544 177
St Bernardus Prior 8 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

49
599 548
Dos Equis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

50
720 478
Leffe Brune 6 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Brune 6 6.5% alcohol