food/drink The Best Beers from Around the World

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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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Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness 4.1% alcohol

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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Leffe Blonde is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Blonde 6.6% alcohol

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Delirium Tremens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Delirium Tremens 8.5% alcohol

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Moortgat Duvel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Moortgat Duvel 8.5% alcohol

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Stone IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stone IPA 6.7% alcohol

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Corona is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Hoegaarden Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Grand Cru 8.7% alcohol

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Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness Harp Lager 5% alcohol

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Pyramid Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pyramid Hefeweizen 5% alcohol

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Westmalle Tripel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Tripel 9% alcohol

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

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

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Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bas... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Westvleteren 12 (Yellow Cap) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Guinness Smithwicks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Smithwick's 5% alcohol

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

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Rogue Dead Guy Ale is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rogue Dead Guy Ale 6.5% alcohol

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Samuel Adams Octoberfest 4.75% alcohol

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

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

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Orval is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Orval 6.2% alcohol

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Westmalle Dubbel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Dubbel 7% alcohol

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

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

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

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Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Anchor Steam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Anchor Steam 4.9% alcohol

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

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

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

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St Bernardus Prior 8 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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Rochefort 6 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 6 7.5% alcohol

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Leffe Brune 6 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Brune 6 6.5% alcohol

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Hofbrauhaus München Münchner F... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World