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
505 309
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
227 181
Stone Brewing Co. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

3
277 233
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

4
258 192
Dogfish Head Brewery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

5
318 267
Yuengling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

6
241 177
New Belgium Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage - Fat Tire

7
406 242
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries, Alcoholic beverage - Samuel Adams

8
241 337
Anheuser-Busch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Brewing - Budweiser, Michelob, Stella Artois, Becks, Bass

9
196 197
Chimay Brewery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beer Companies

10
100 143
Deschutes Brewery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Breweries, Alcoholic beverage

11
158 156
Founders Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing

12
119 126
Great Lakes Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

13
308 272
Heineken International is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Malt Beverages, Breweries - Heineken, Amstel, Cordoba, Tiger, Murphy's

14
134 129
Lagunitas Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

15
274 251
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
205 248
Miller Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

19
84 126
Flying Dog Brewery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

20
93 152
Firestone-Walker Brewery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beer Companies

21
97 109
Bell's Brewery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beer Companies
Alcoholic beverage

22
120 140
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
32 89
Shipyard Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beer Companies
liplip added Alcoholic beverage