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The Best French Beers  

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Here's a list of best French beers in the world is a compilation of all the greatest beers made in France. While the French are not one of the largest brewing countries in Europe, their contribution is still important. Top French beers are common in beer cafes and brew pubs across the nation. Some common and favorite French brewing companies include Castelain, La Coulette, Kronenbourg, and Jenlain. What are the French's brewing secrets?

The greatest French beers are called biere de gardes, and are a unique specialty among beers. Very rare, and once in danger of disappearing forever, biere de gardes made a comeback in northern France, and in particular, regions such as Flanders, Picardy, Pas de Calais. Beer enthusiasts and beer connoisseurs around the world enjoy this strong, spicy, malty drink.

Although France has these specialty French beers, it does not mean that it is France's best beer. So what truly makes a great French brew? And what types of French beers become global favorites? From the crispness of Kronenbourg 1664 to the simultaneously subtle and bold flavors of Castelain's brands, there is no shortage of amazing French beer to sample.

What types of beer represent France's authentic and flavorful style? You can now be the judge. Which beer brewing company is the people's favorite? Which French drinks go well before continuing to a glass of wine? Add your favorite French beers that may have been forgotten, and let the grand French beer choice begin!

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Kronenbourg 1664 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best French Beers
5.2% alcohol
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Saint Sylvestre 3 Monts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best French Beers
Saint Sylvestre 3 Monts 8.5
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Duyck Jenlain Ambrée is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best French Beers
7.5% alcohol
4
Pelforth Blonde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best French Beers
Pelforth Blonde 5.8
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La Choulette Bière des Sans Cu... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best French Beers
6
Kronenbourg La Réserve de Maît... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best French Beers
7
Pelforth Brune is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best French Beers
Pelforth Brune 6.5
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La Choulette Blonde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best French Beers
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Castelain Ch'ti Blonde is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best French Beers
6.4% alcohol
10
Bailleux Cuvée des Jonquilles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best French Beers
Bailleux Cuvée des Jonquilles 7
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Duyck Jenlain Bière Blonde Spé... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best French Beers
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Brasserie Artisanale du Trégor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie Artisanale du Trégor Dremmwel Dorée 7
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Castelain Ch'ti Ambrée is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best French Beers
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Fleurac La Triple Brune IPA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best French Beers
Fleurac La Triple Brune IPA 8
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Brasserie Artisanale Ratz Bièr... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie Artisanale Ratz Bière d'Olt Ambrée 5% alcohol
16
Brasserie de Bretagne Gwiniz D... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie de Bretagne Gwiniz Du 5.4% alcohol
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La Choulette De Noël is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best French Beers
La Choulette De Noël 7
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Brasserie Theillier La Bavaisi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie Theillier La Bavaisienne 7
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Castelain St. Amand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best French Beers
Castelain St. Amand 5.9
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St Rieul Biere Blonde sur Lie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best French Beers
St Rieul Biere Blonde sur Lie 5.5
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Annoeullin L'Angelus Bière de ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best French Beers
22
Brasserie de Bretagne Britt Bl... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie de Bretagne Britt Blanche 4.8
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Anon (Tesco) Finest Wheat Beer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best French Beers
Anon (Tesco) Finest Wheat Beer 5
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Saint Sylvestre Gavroche is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best French Beers
Saint Sylvestre Gavroche 8.5
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Brasserie Artisanale Ratz Bièr... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best French Beers
Brasserie Artisanale Ratz Bière d'Olt Blonde 5