Alcohol The Best English Beers  

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List of the top English beers from merry ole' England. Produced and distributed from the heart of the United Kingdom, all of these top English beers have found their way down our mouths, down our throats, down our gullets and into our hearts. These fine English brews have warmed our bellies to bursting, and we shall not soon forget it.
 
So what makes a great English beer anyway? Is it the malty aromas of their deep amber brews? Or is it the fizzy sweet sips with thin heads, or the deep amber pours that allow for thick heads and fruity aromas? Though name has never won a brewery any awards, many of these legendary English brews come with equally spectacular names, such as Wynchwood Brewery's Hobgoblin, the Wells and Young's Bombadier, or the Golden Champion beer from Badger Brewery. 
 
So what are the top English beers? Great crafted drinks take years to master, and England's brewing history has been rich. Because of this, these best beer awards for English beers will be highly contested in any realm. All you can do to be sure your favorite gets shared around the world, is it to cast your vote. If the English beer you consider to be the best beer made in England isn't on the list of the best English beers, make sure to add it. Once that's all finished, you can get up off of your bum and head on down to the pub. Cheers!
list ordered by

1
169 58
Wychwood Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best English Beers
5.5% alcohol

2
141 53
Morland Old Speckled Hen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best English Beers

3
108 36
Fuller's London Pride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added 4.7% alcohol

4
101 34
Theakston Old Peculier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best English Beers
5.6% alcohol

5
68 15
Doom Bar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best English Beers
aledrink2that added 4% alcohol

6
73 25
Timothy Taylor's Landlord is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best English Beers

7
78 29
Shepherd Neame Spitfire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best English Beers

8
68 23
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pal... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best English Beers
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale 5% alcohol

9
106 49
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best English Beers
4.7% alcohol

10
51 15
Fuller's ESB is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added 5.9% alcohol

11
65 30
Marston's Pedigree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best English Beers
4.5% alcohol

12
55 23
Charles Wells Bombardier Engli... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best English Beers
Charles Wells Bombardier English Premium Ale 5.5% alcohol

13
51 21
Badger Brewery Tanglefoot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best English Beers

14
56 25
Fuller's London Porter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best English Beers
5.4% alcohol

15
58 31
Greene King Abbot Ale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best English Beers

16
39 16
Hook Norton Old Hooky Premium ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best English Beers

17
75 46
Bass Ale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best English Beers

18
41 22
Samuel Smith's Strong Brown Al... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best English Beers

19
31 19
Jennings Sneck Lifter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best English Beers
5.1% alcohol

20
37 25
Young's Luxury Double Chocolat... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best English Beers

21
37 26
Adnams Broadside is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best English Beers
6.3% alcohol

22
29 20
Robinson's Old Tom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best English Beers
Robinson's Old Tom 8.5% alcohol

23
34 25
Wadworth & Co. 6X is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best English Beers
Wadworth & Co. 6X 4.3% alcohol

24
29 22
Courage Director's Draught Bit... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best English Beers
Courage Director's Draught Bitter 4.8% alcohol

25
26 20
Bateman's XXXB is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best English Beers
Bateman's XXXB 4.8% alcohol

26
27 22
Badger Brewery Golden Champion is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best English Beers

27
22 18
Bateman's Rosey Nosey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best English Beers
Bateman's Rosey Nosey 4.9% alcohol

28
21 18
Harvey's Imperial Extra Double... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best English Beers
Harvey's Imperial Extra Double Stout 9% alcohol

29
20 19
Double Maxim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best English Beers
Double Maxim 4.7% alcohol

30
17 17
Timothy Taylor's Celebration R... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best English Beers
Timothy Taylor's Celebration Royal Ale 5% alcohol

31
2 0
Thwaites Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added

32
2 0
Bishops Finger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added 5.4% alcohol

33
1 0
Wychwood Black Wych is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added 5% alcohol

34
1 0
Fuller's Honey Dew is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added Fuller's Honey Dew 4.3% alcohol

35
1 1
Badger Brewery Golden Glory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added 4.5% alcohol

36
13 17
George Gale Prize Old Ale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best English Beers
George Gale Prize Old Ale 9% alcohol

37
16 21
Kipling is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best English Beers
Thornbridge Brewery Kipling 5.2

38
14 19
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best English Beers
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale 11.2% alcohol

39
15 21
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best English Beers
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale 11.5% alcohol

40
18 25
Mackeson XXX Stout is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best English Beers

41
12 19
Worthington White Shield is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best English Beers
Worthington White Shield 5.6% alcohol

42
10 17
Everards Tiger Triple Gold is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best English Beers

43
12 20
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best English Beers
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild 6% alcohol

44
10 20
Courage Barclays Imperial Russ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best English Beers
Courage Barclays Imperial Russian Stout 1983 9.5% alcohol

45
9 23
Usher's Mann's Original Brown ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best English Beers
Mann's Original Brown Ale 2.8% alcohol

46
10 25
Newcastle Breweries The Newcas... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best English Beers
Newcastle Breweries The Newcastle Star 7.5% alcohol

47
8 24
Lovibonds Lagerboy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best English Beers
Lovibonds Lagerboy 5

48
25 55
Carling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best English Beers