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List of Countries with the Best Beer. Beer is the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and has been enjoyed by people for centuries. Which country has the best beer? We are going to settle this debate, once and for all. Vote on this list of countries with the best beer and raise a glass for the nation with the finest brew.

Germany is undeniably one of the best countries for beer. Over seven million liters of the beverage is served during Munich's annual tribute to beer, better known as Octoberfest. Löwenbräu, Hofbräuhaus and Spaten all serve their finest locally brewed ales and the world's biggest keg party. Belgium also knows what they are doing in the beer department. Belgium beers are expertly brewed and meant to be savored like a fine wine.

Guinness is one of the most popular beers in the world, making Ireland a major contender for the title of the country that is the king of beer. The United States has great local breweries in every state as well as some of the largest non-craft breweries in the world.

Which country has the best beer? Vote on this list and let us know what variety of beer is your favorite in the comments section.
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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Germany Berlin

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Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Republic of Macedonia Skopje

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Belgium City of Brussels

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469 335
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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423 308
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Netherlands Amsterdam

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352 307
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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304 269
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Denmark Copenhagen

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250 247
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Austria Vienna

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177 182
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added United Kingdom London

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280 203
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Scotland Edinburgh

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189 205
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Slovakia Bratislava

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264 231
Australia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Australia Canberra

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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288 260
Canada is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canada Ottawa

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249 242
Spain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Spain Madrid

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Estonia Tallinn

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England is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
England London

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Slovenia Ljubljana

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France is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added France Paris

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Poland Warsaw

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Norway Oslo

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192 126
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Sweden Stockholm

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186 151
Finland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Finland Helsinki

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168 144
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Hungary Budapest

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
New Zealand Wellington

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Italy Rome

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Portugal Lisbon

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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130 160
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Croatia Zagreb

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Russia Moscow

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Japan Tokyo

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkey Ankara

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico Mexico City

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vietnam Hanoi

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brazil Brasília

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Thailand Bangkok

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China is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
China Beijing

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Kenya is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Kenya Nairobi

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Laos Vientiane

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Cambodia Phnom Penh

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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Senegal Dakar

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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica