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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

2
860 415
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Belgium City of Brussels

3
677 398
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

4
557 364
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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940 472
Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Republic of Macedonia Skopje

6
579 374
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Netherlands Amsterdam

7
458 330
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Denmark Copenhagen

8
375 318
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Austria Vienna

9
397 250
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Scotland Edinburgh

10
206 117
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Estonia Tallinn

11
206 170
Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Norway Oslo

12
277 257
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
BenNicholson added United Kingdom London

13
258 196
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Sweden Stockholm

14
359 303
Canada is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canada Ottawa

The Top Beer Companies

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249 161
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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254 245
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Slovakia Bratislava

17
271 188
Finland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Finland Helsinki

18
246 162
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
New Zealand Wellington

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241 175
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Hungary Budapest

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317 274
Australia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Australia Canberra

21
208 161
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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351 352
England is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
England London

23
156 123
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Slovenia Ljubljana

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284 291
Spain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Spain Madrid

25
247 198
Russia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Russia Moscow

26
168 230
France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added France Paris

27
197 189
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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252 239
Italy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Pboy81 added Italy Rome

The Best Sam Adams Beers

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379 310
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico Mexico City

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228 234
Japan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Japan Tokyo

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523 702
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
United States of America Washington, D.C.

32
268 225
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brazil Brasília

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212 194
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Croatia Zagreb

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212 196
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Thailand Bangkok

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188 168
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vietnam Hanoi

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151 103
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

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258 238
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Portugal Lisbon

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286 277
Greece is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

39
235 191
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkey Ankara

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207 214
China is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
China Beijing

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193 160
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Cambodia Phnom Penh

42
174 144
Laos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Laos Vientiane

43
203 175
Senegal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Senegal Dakar

44
246 211
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Kenya Nairobi

45
409 499
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Poland Warsaw