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
521 321
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
235 190
Stone Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
3
287 243
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing
4
270 195
Dogfish Head Brewery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
5
332 273
Yuengling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
6
251 181
New Belgium Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
Fat Tire
7
421 249
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries, Alcoholic beverage
Samuel Adams
8
245 351
Anheuser-Busch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Brewing
Budweiser, Michelob, Stella Artois, Becks, Bass
9
199 201
Chimay Brewery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beer Companies
10
165 160
Founders Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing
11
105 147
Deschutes Brewery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Breweries, Alcoholic beverage
12
127 129
Great Lakes Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
13
321 280
Heineken International is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries
Heineken, Amstel, Cordoba, Tiger, Murphy's
14
139 135
Lagunitas Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
15
280 260
Blue Moon Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Beer Companies
16
150 154
Rogue Ales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
17
125 132
Anchor Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
18
212 257
Miller Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
19
87 132
Flying Dog Brewery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
20
100 154
Firestone-Walker Brewery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beer Companies
21
106 113
Bell's Brewery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage
22
123 145
Bavaria – St. Pauli Brewery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Beer Companies
23
91 134
Kona Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Beer Companies
vento added Alcoholic beverage
24
43 41
Pilsner Urquell Brewery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Norbert Šubík added Alcoholic beverage
Pilsner Urquell
25
52 99
North Coast Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beer Companies
slackMFr added Alcoholic beverage