Alcohol The Countries with the Best Beer  

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List Rules Vote up any country with great local beers

List of Countries with the Best Beer. Beer is the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and has been enjoyed by people for centuries. Which country has the best beer? We are going to settle this debate, once and for all. Vote on this list of countries with the best beer and raise a glass for the nation with the finest brew.

Germany is undeniably one of the best countries for beer. Over seven million liters of the beverage is served during Munich's annual tribute to beer, better known as Octoberfest. Löwenbräu, Hofbräuhaus and Spaten all serve their finest locally brewed ales and the world's biggest keg party. Belgium also knows what they are doing in the beer department. Belgium beers are expertly brewed and meant to be savored like a fine wine.

Guinness is one of the most popular beers in the world, making Ireland a major contender for the title of the country that is the king of beer. The United States has great local breweries in every state as well as some of the largest non-craft breweries in the world.

Which country has the best beer? Vote on this list and let us know what variety of beer is your favorite in the comments section.

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Germany Berlin

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901 421
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Belgium City of Brussels

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702 411
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Republic of Macedonia Skopje

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Denmark Copenhagen

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391 326
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Austria Vienna

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409 258
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Scotland Edinburgh

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209 127
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Estonia Tallinn

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214 179
Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Norway Oslo

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291 269
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added United Kingdom London

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379 314
Canada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canada Ottawa

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267 204
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Sweden Stockholm

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259 252
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Slovakia Bratislava

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254 168
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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329 281
Australia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Australia Canberra

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257 171
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
New Zealand Wellington

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Finland Helsinki

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242 184
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Hungary Budapest

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369 360
England is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
England London

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214 166
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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160 128
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Slovenia Ljubljana

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Spain Madrid

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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175 244
France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added France Paris

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248 211
Russia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Russia Moscow

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260 247
Italy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Italy Rome

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico Mexico City

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Japan Tokyo

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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274 231
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brazil Brasília

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215 199
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Croatia Zagreb

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156 108
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Thailand Bangkok

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vietnam Hanoi

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261 244
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Portugal Lisbon

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240 198
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkey Ankara

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

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China is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
China Beijing

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195 167
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Cambodia Phnom Penh

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Laos Vientiane

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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Senegal Dakar

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Poland Warsaw

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248 218
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Kenya Nairobi