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
483 297
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
224 167
Stone Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

3
273 221
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

4
250 182
Dogfish Head Brewery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

5
306 259
Yuengling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

6
235 170
New Belgium Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage - Fat Tire

7
398 237
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries, Alcoholic beverage - Samuel Adams

8
232 324
Anheuser-Busch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Brewing - Budweiser, Michelob, Stella Artois, Becks, Bass

9
193 191
Chimay Brewery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beer Companies

10
96 136
Deschutes Brewery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Breweries, Alcoholic beverage

11
150 151
Founders Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

12
115 119
Great Lakes Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

13
303 262
Heineken International is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries - Heineken, Amstel, Cordoba, Tiger, Murphy's

14
132 121
Lagunitas Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

15
269 243
Blue Moon Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Beer Companies

16
144 143
Rogue Ales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

17
120 122
Anchor Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

18
198 241
Miller Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

19
81 119
Flying Dog Brewery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

20
89 146
Firestone-Walker Brewery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beer Companies

21
94 104
Bell's Brewery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

22
88 125
Kona Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Beer Companies
vento added Alcoholic beverage

23
116 136
Bavaria – St. Pauli Brewery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Beer Companies

24
39 56
Left Hand Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

25
50 55
Spoetzl Brewery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beer Companies
azzy_roth added Spoetzl Brewery Brewerie

26
48 93
North Coast Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Beer Companies
slackMFr added Alcoholic beverage

27
36 34
Pilsner Urquell Brewery is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Norbert Šubík added Alcoholic beverage - Pilsner Urquell

28
31 86
Shipyard Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Beer Companies
liplip added Alcoholic beverage

29
134 141
Goose Island Brewery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

30
36 42
Ballast Point Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Beer Companies

31
126 166
Modelo Brewery is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Modelo Especial, Negro Modelo, Pacifico, Estrella, Montego

32
111 119
Brooklyn Brewery is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

33
80 164
Kronenbourg Brewery is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

34
33 75
Smuttynose Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Beer Companies

35
84 112
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Comp... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Beer Companies
dca1983 added Brewing

36
41 79
Allagash Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Beer Companies
liplip added Alcoholic beverage

37
39 76
Unibroue is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

38
25 50
Bear Republic Brewing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Bear Republic Brewing

39
33 50
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weih... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

40
26 58
Ninkasi Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

41
27 42
Bitburger brewery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Beer Companies
janolvegg added Alcoholic beverage

42
147 142
Hoegaarden Brewery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

43
28 31
Alaskan Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

44
46 99
Abita Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Beer Companies
azzy_roth added Alcoholic beverage

45
127 172
Molson Coors Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Brewing - Molson, Coors

46
118 163
Pabst Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage - Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Olympia, St. Ides, Colt 45

47
68 89
Boulevard Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Beer Companies

48
18 33
Asahi Breweries is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Beer Companies
yokaotoko added Malt Beverages, Flour Milling and Malt Manufacturing, Beverage industry

49
130 131
Duvel Moortgat Brewery is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

50
17 32
Big Sky Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Beer Companies