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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
3,971 2,402
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
3,529 1,930
Stella Artois is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stella Artois 5% alcohol

3
1,569 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 1,497
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 1,436
Blue Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

6
2,018 1,312
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
973 948
Heineken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Heineken 5.4% alcohol

8
1,836 956
Hoegaarden Witbier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Witbier 5% alcohol

9
1,897 866
Chimay Blue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Blue 9% alcohol

10
1,727 817
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
1,605 832
Rochefort 10 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 10 11.3% alcohol

12
1,012 1,010
Fat Tire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

13
1,364 665
Chimay Red is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Red 7% alcohol

14
966 943
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
1,261 1,043
Samuel Adams Boston Lager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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16
1,646 874
Leffe Blonde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Blonde 6.6% alcohol

17
1,963 822
Moortgat Duvel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Moortgat Duvel 8.5% alcohol

18
1,176 667
Delirium Tremens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Delirium Tremens 8.5% alcohol

19
1,201 1,284
Corona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

20
821 802
Stone IPA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stone IPA 6.7% alcohol

21
1,083 187
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
1,167 681
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
928 864
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness Harp Lager 5% alcohol

24
557 753
Pyramid Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pyramid Hefeweizen 5% alcohol

25
834 727
Pilsner Urquell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pilsner Urquell 4.4% alcohol

26
1,196 672
Rochefort 8 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 8 9.2% alcohol

27
923 802
Guinness Smithwicks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Smithwick's 5% alcohol

28
844 713
Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bas... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

29
1,565 289
Westvleteren 12 (Yellow Cap) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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30
769 615
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

31
1,169 849
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
659 659
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
561 611
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
576 535
Paulaner Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

35
1,138 490
Westmalle Dubbel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Dubbel 7% alcohol

36
802 181
Orval is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
belkp added Orval 6.2% alcohol

37
1,173 827
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

38
812 663
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

39
633 244
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
645 601
Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

41
649 632
Anchor Steam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Anchor Steam 4.9% alcohol

42
409 110
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
370 591
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
873 537
Chimay Grande Réserve 1997 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

45
327 355
Carlsburg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

46
600 574
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
640 302
Rochefort 6 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 6 7.5% alcohol

48
545 177
St Bernardus Prior 8 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

49
600 549
Dos Equis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

50
721 478
Leffe Brune 6 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Brune 6 6.5% alcohol