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
160 55
Wychwood Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best English Beers
5.5% alcohol

2
133 50
Morland Old Speckled Hen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best English Beers

3
100 33
Theakston Old Peculier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best English Beers
5.6% alcohol

4
64 13
Doom Bar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best English Beers
aledrink2that added 4% alcohol

5
99 35
Fuller's London Pride is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added 4.7% alcohol

6
71 24
Timothy Taylor's Landlord is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best English Beers

7
66 22
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
74 28
Shepherd Neame Spitfire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best English Beers

9
101 47
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best English Beers
4.7% alcohol

10
46 14
Fuller's ESB is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best English Beers
MartinDonnellan added 5.9% alcohol

11
53 22
Charles Wells Bombardier Engli... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best English Beers
Charles Wells Bombardier English Premium Ale 5.5% alcohol

12
55 24
Fuller's London Porter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best English Beers
5.4% alcohol

13
62 30
Marston's Pedigree is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best English Beers
4.5% alcohol

14
49 21
Badger Brewery Tanglefoot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best English Beers

15
39 15
Hook Norton Old Hooky Premium ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best English Beers

16
58 31
Greene King Abbot Ale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best English Beers

17
72 46
Bass Ale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best English Beers

18
41 21
Samuel Smith's Strong Brown Al... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best English Beers

19
31 18
Jennings Sneck Lifter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best English Beers
5.1% alcohol

20
36 24
Young's Luxury Double Chocolat... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best English Beers

21
36 25
Adnams Broadside is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best English Beers
6.3% alcohol

22
33 23
Wadworth & Co. 6X is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best English Beers
Wadworth & Co. 6X 4.3% alcohol

23
28 19
Robinson's Old Tom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best English Beers
Robinson's Old Tom 8.5% alcohol

24
26 19
Bateman's XXXB is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best English Beers
Bateman's XXXB 4.8% alcohol

25
27 21
Badger Brewery Golden Champion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best English Beers

26
27 21
Courage Director's Draught Bit... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best English Beers
Courage Director's Draught Bitter 4.8% alcohol

27
21 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
19 19
Double Maxim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best English Beers
Double Maxim 4.7% alcohol

30
16 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
1 0
Badger Brewery Golden Glory is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added 4.5% alcohol

32
1 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
Thwaites Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added

35
1 0
Fuller's Honey Dew is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best English Beers
1874fc added Fuller's Honey Dew 4.3% alcohol

36
16 21
Kipling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best English Beers
Thornbridge Brewery Kipling 5.2

37
14 19
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best English Beers
Thomas Hardy's 1999 Ale 11.2% alcohol

38
12 17
George Gale Prize Old Ale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best English Beers
George Gale Prize Old Ale 9% alcohol

39
17 24
Mackeson XXX Stout is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best English Beers

40
14 21
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best English Beers
J.W. Lees Harvest Ale 11.5% alcohol

41
10 17
Everards Tiger Triple Gold is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best English Beers

42
12 20
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best English Beers
Sarah Hughes Dark Ruby Mild 6% alcohol

43
11 19
Worthington White Shield is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best English Beers
Worthington White Shield 5.6% 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 23
Lovibonds Lagerboy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best English Beers
Lovibonds Lagerboy 5

48
25 51
Carling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best English Beers