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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971 537
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Berlin

2
938 437
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
City of Brussels

3
726 430
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

4
611 393
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

5
618 397
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Amsterdam

6
954 504
Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Skopje

7
490 352
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Copenhagen

8
405 338
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Vienna

9
422 270
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Edinburgh

10
312 284
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added London

11
224 192
Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Oslo

12
212 142
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Tallinn

13
397 331
Canada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ottawa

14
272 217
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Stockholm

15
339 290
Australia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canberra

16
266 263
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bratislava

17
265 180
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Wellington

18
258 179
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg

19
279 207
Finland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Helsinki

20
382 370
England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
London

21
245 195
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Budapest

22
218 177
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

23
298 313
Spain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Madrid

24
162 138
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Ljubljana

25
579 722
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Washington, D.C.

26
271 254
Italy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Rome

27
245 247
Japan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Tokyo

28
181 255
France is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Paris

29
256 220
Russia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Moscow

30
401 329
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico City

31
208 204
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

32
221 205
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Bangkok

33
281 240
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brasília

34
219 204
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Zagreb

35
161 113
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

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295 290
Greece is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Athens

37
245 204
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Ankara

38
203 174
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Phnom Penh

39
195 182
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Hanoi

40
256 220
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Nairobi

41
263 251
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Lisbon

42
210 185
Senegal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Dakar

43
181 155
Laos is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vientiane

44
214 228
China is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Beijing

45
430 512
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
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