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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!
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129 42
Wychwood Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best English Beers
Wychwood Hobgoblin 5.5% alcohol

2
80 25
Theakston Old Peculier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best English Beers

3
104 41
Morland Old Speckled Hen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best English Beers

4
74 22
Fuller's London Pride is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added Fuller's London Pride 4.7% alcohol

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48 10
Doom Bar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best English Beers
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6
62 23
Shepherd Neame Spitfire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best English Beers

7
51 17
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pal... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best English Beers
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale 5% alcohol

8
55 20
Timothy Taylor's Landlord is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best English Beers

9
54 23
Marston's Pedigree is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best English Beers
Marston's Pedigree 4.5% alcohol

10
77 41
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best English Beers
Newcastle Brown Ale 4.7% alcohol

11
37 10
Fuller's ESB is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added Fuller's ESB 5.9

12
42 18
Badger Brewery Tanglefoot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best English Beers

13
46 22
Fuller's London Porter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best English Beers
Fuller's London Porter 5.4% alcohol

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41 18
Charles Wells Bombardier Engli... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best English Beers
Charles Wells Bombardier English Premium Ale 5.5

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47 28
Greene King Abbot Ale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best English Beers

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30 14
Hook Norton Old Hooky Premium ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best English Beers

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28 14
Jennings Sneck Lifter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best English Beers

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30 17
Wadworth & Co. 6X is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best English Beers
Wadworth & Co. 6X 4.3

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31 18
Samuel Smith's Strong Brown Al... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best English Beers

20
54 40
Bass Ale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best English Beers

21
31 20
Young's Luxury Double Chocolat... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best English Beers

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32 22
Adnams Broadside is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best English Beers

23
24 16
Robinson's Old Tom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best English Beers
Robinson's Old Tom 8.5

24
23 17
Courage Director's Draught Bit... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best English Beers
Courage Director's Draught Bitter 4.8

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22 17
Badger Brewery Golden Champion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best English Beers

26
21 16
Bateman's XXXB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best English Beers
Bateman's XXXB 4.8

27
17 15
Harvey's Imperial Extra Double... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best English Beers
Harvey's Imperial Extra Double Stout 9

28
16 16
Bateman's Rosey Nosey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best English Beers
Bateman's Rosey Nosey 4.9

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15 16
Kipling is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best English Beers
Thornbridge Brewery Kipling 5.2

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14 17
Double Maxim is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best English Beers
Double Maxim 4.7

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12 15
Timothy Taylor's Celebration R... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best English Beers
Timothy Taylor's Celebration Royal Ale 5% alcohol

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16 20
Mackeson XXX Stout is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best English Beers

33
10 14
George Gale Prize Old Ale is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best English Beers
George Gale Prize Old Ale 9

34
13 18
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best English Beers
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale 11.5

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9 15
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best English Beers
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale 11.2

36
8 14
Everards Tiger Triple Gold is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best English Beers

37
10 17
Worthington White Shield is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best English Beers
Worthington White Shield 5.6

38
10 18
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best English Beers
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild 6

39
9 18
Courage Barclays Imperial Russ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best English Beers
Courage Barclays Imperial Russian Stout 1983 9.5

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9 19
Usher's Mann's Original Brown ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best English Beers
Mann's Original Brown Ale 2.8% alcohol

41
6 21
Lovibonds Lagerboy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best English Beers
Lovibonds Lagerboy 5

42
7 23
Newcastle Breweries The Newcas... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best English Beers
Newcastle Breweries The Newcastle Star 7.5

43
21 45
Carling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best English Beers