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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
852 414
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Belgium City of Brussels

3
670 394
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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548 361
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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937 464
Republic of Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
StealingLighter added Republic of Macedonia Skopje

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575 370
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Netherlands Amsterdam

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449 328
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Denmark Copenhagen

8
369 314
Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Austria Vienna

9
393 246
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Scotland Edinburgh

10
206 112
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Eben Stewart added Estonia Tallinn

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201 168
Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
RobLein added Norway Oslo

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272 252
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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255 192
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Sweden Stockholm

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254 239
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Slovakia Bratislava

The Top Beer Companies

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247 157
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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271 184
Finland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Finland Helsinki

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352 300
Canada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Canada Ottawa

18
239 172
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Hungary Budapest

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242 160
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
New Zealand Wellington

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312 270
Australia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Australia Canberra

21
205 158
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer

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156 118
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
stpavel added Slovenia Ljubljana

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345 349
England is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
England London

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281 286
Spain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Spain Madrid

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247 192
Russia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Russia Moscow

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165 225
France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added France Paris

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196 184
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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251 233
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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226 230
Japan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Japan Tokyo

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212 189
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Croatia Zagreb

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371 306
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Mexico Mexico City

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266 220
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
bigcraig added Brazil Brasília

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187 163
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Vietnam Hanoi

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515 698
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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149 98
Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ferry73 added Jamaica

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235 186
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkey Ankara

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286 272
Greece is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

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174 139
Laos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Laos Vientiane

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257 234
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Portugal Lisbon

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192 155
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Cambodia Phnom Penh

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210 193
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
AndyGood added Thailand Bangkok

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206 209
China is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
China Beijing

43
202 169
Senegal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Adder added Senegal Dakar

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245 204
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Kenya Nairobi

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403 495
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Beer
Poland Warsaw