Drinks The Top Beer Companies  

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List of beer companies and famous beer breweries around the world, ranked by connoisseurs and casual fans. Forget liquors and wines -- beer is the treat of people who really enjoy alcohol. Whether you're enjoying a dark and soothing stout or a bright and hoppy IPA, drinking beer is truly the best way to relax.

Beer is made with a variety of hops, barley, wheat and, of course, water -- with the occasional infusion of different herbs, spices, and even chocolate to change the flavor. Common beer types are IPAs, ambers, lagers, wheat beers, pale ales, stouts, and red ales. No two beers are alike, and no two beer drinkers will ever be able to agree about which flavor is best and why. All of the companies on this list manufacture at least one type of great beer and several make many types of beers. So what do you think of our list?
list ordered by

1
509 310
Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
Guinness, Harp Lager

2
229 182
Stone Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

3
280 234
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

4
260 192
Dogfish Head Brewery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

5
320 268
Yuengling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

6
243 177
New Belgium Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
Fat Tire

7
410 242
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries, Alcoholic beverage
Samuel Adams

8
241 339
Anheuser-Busch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Brewing
Budweiser, Michelob, Stella Artois, Becks, Bass

9
196 198
Chimay Brewery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beer Companies

10
102 144
Deschutes Brewery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Breweries, Alcoholic beverage

11
161 157
Founders Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

12
121 127
Great Lakes Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

13
310 274
Heineken International is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries
Heineken, Amstel, Cordoba, Tiger, Murphy's

14
134 130
Lagunitas Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

15
276 253
Blue Moon Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Beer Companies

16
147 150
Rogue Ales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

17
122 129
Anchor Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

18
207 249
Miller Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

19
86 126
Flying Dog Brewery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

20
95 152
Firestone-Walker Brewery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beer Companies

21
101 109
Bell's Brewery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

22
120 141
Bavaria – St. Pauli Brewery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Beer Companies

23
88 130
Kona Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Beer Companies
vento added Alcoholic beverage

24
50 96
North Coast Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Beer Companies
slackMFr added Alcoholic beverage

25
41 61
Left Hand Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage