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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944 525
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Berlin

2
911 424
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
City of Brussels

3
706 414
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

4
587 379
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

5
603 385
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Amsterdam

6
948 487
Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Skopje

7
473 345
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Copenhagen

8
394 328
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Vienna

9
410 260
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Edinburgh

10
209 130
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Tallinn

11
216 181
Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Oslo

12
295 273
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added London

13
383 317
Canada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ottawa

14
267 206
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Stockholm

15
259 253
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bratislava

16
255 170
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg

17
333 283
Australia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canberra

18
259 172
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Wellington

19
275 198
Finland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Helsinki

20
371 361
England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
London

21
242 185
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Budapest

22
214 167
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

23
160 129
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Ljubljana

24
293 304
Spain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Madrid

25
565 713
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Washington, D.C.

26
178 245
France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Paris

27
251 212
Russia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Moscow

28
264 248
Italy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Rome

29
395 320
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico City

30
238 241
Japan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Tokyo

31
203 199
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

32
277 232
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brasília

33
217 199
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Zagreb

34
158 109
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

35
216 202
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Bangkok

36
193 175
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Hanoi

37
262 245
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Lisbon

38
242 199
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Ankara

39
291 286
Greece is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Athens

40
198 168
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Phnom Penh

41
211 222
China is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Beijing

42
179 151
Laos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vientiane

43
208 182
Senegal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Dakar

44
251 219
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Nairobi

45
422 508
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
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