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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933 431
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
City of Brussels

2
961 534
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Berlin

3
718 424
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

4
606 386
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

5
609 393
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Amsterdam

6
951 498
Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Skopje

7
484 349
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Copenhagen

8
401 335
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Vienna

9
417 265
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Edinburgh

10
305 278
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added London

11
211 137
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Tallinn

12
222 187
Norway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Oslo

13
392 326
Canada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ottawa

14
270 213
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Stockholm

15
338 287
Australia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canberra

16
265 176
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Wellington

17
263 260
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bratislava

18
258 176
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg

19
278 204
Finland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Helsinki

20
378 366
England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
London

21
245 192
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Budapest

22
216 174
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

23
296 310
Spain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Madrid

24
162 136
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Ljubljana

25
575 719
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Washington, D.C.

26
180 253
France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Paris

27
243 245
Japan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Tokyo

28
255 218
Russia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Moscow

29
400 326
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico City

30
267 253
Italy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Rome

31
207 202
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

32
281 238
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brasília

33
220 203
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Bangkok

34
219 202
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Zagreb

35
161 111
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

36
294 288
Greece is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Athens

37
203 171
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Phnom Penh

38
244 202
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Ankara

39
194 179
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Hanoi

40
181 153
Laos is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vientiane

41
263 250
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Lisbon

42
210 184
Senegal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Dakar

43
213 226
China is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Beijing

44
255 220
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Nairobi

45
427 511
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
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