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This list of the best Irish beers in the world is made up of the greatest beers from Ireland. These are the top Irish beers manufactured and distributed from the land of green pastures. Ireland is well known as a drinker's paradise, much like many other surrounding European countries.

Surely everyone is aware of common Irish beer brands such as Guinness, Guinness, and Guinness, but did you know that there are other brewing companies based in Ireland? Time for a beer education! Other prolific breweries include Murphy's, Beamish, and Harp, each of which have been enriching the lives of Irish folk for years, filling their bellies with golden, crisp, full-bodied beer flavors for years. 

Even though Saint Patrick's day only rolls around once a year, it doesn't mean you shouldn't be drinking fine Irish draught in preparation every other day of the year. So let us all get prepared once again. What are the best drinking songs to go along with your Irish booze? Can you drink stout out of a potato and which brand of stout tastes the best in it? What other brewing companies does Guinness own? Which is the cheapest Irish beer? Which is the most popular Irish beer? Time to weigh in, before you're too sloshed to remember anything. And, if you think to do so before indulging in too many of the best beers from Ireland, make sure to add any of your favorite Irish beers to the list of the best Irish beers that may have been forgotten.
list ordered by

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310 78
Smithwick's Irish Ale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick's Irish Ale 4.5

2
259 67
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.1% alcohol

3
137 39
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Irish Beers

4
168 58
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol

5
132 43
Kilkenny Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kilkenny Irish Red 4

6
113 44
Guinness Original is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.3% alcohol

7
86 34
Guinness Kilkenny Draught Iris... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Irish Beers

8
83 37
Guinness Special Export Stout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Irish Beers

9
79 35
Smithwick’s Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick’s Pale Ale 4.5

10
63 26
Murphy's Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol

11
57 22
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Irish Beers

12
58 24
Beamish Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Irish Beers

13
50 23
Smithwick's Imported Premium I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale 4.5

14
38 18
O’Hara’s Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Irish Beers
O’Hara’s Irish Red 4.3

15
28 15
Finnegan's Irish Amber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Finnegan's Irish Amber 4.75

16
31 23
Hop House 13 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Irish Beers
RachelRay added Hop House 13

17
17 10
Donnybrook Stout is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Donnybrook Stout 3.7

18
19 12
Dublin Brewing Beckett's Gold is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Irish Beers

19
29 22
Kinsale Irish Lager is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kinsale Irish Lager 4.3

20
24 18
O’Hara’s Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Irish Beers
O’Hara’s Irish Stout 4.3

21
24 20
Carlow Brewing Company Moling'... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Irish Beers

22
15 12
Porterhouse Red is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.4% alcohol

23
14 12
Carlow Brewing Company O'Hara'... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Irish Beers

24
13 11
Celtic Brew Finian's Irish Sto... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Celtic Brew Finian's Irish Stout 4.3% alcohol

25
13 11
Dublin Brewing Maeve's Crystal... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Irish Beers

26
11 9
Carlow Brewing Company Curim G... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Irish Beers

27
10 8
Porterhouse Brewing Bohemia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Porterhouse Brewing Bohemia 5

28
16 15
Dublin Brewing D'Arcy's Dublin... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Irish Beers

29
15 14
Porterhouse Plain Porter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Irish Beers

30
15 14
Porterhouse Wrasslers XXXX Sto... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Irish Beers

31
13 12
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster Stout 5.2

32
12 11
Dublin Brewing 1798 Revolution... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Irish Beers

33
10 9
Carlow Brewing Company O'Hara'... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Irish Beers

34
21 21
Franciscan Well Rebel Red is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Franciscan Well Rebel Red 4.3

35
11 11
Strangford Lough Barelegs Brew is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Strangford Lough Barelegs Brew 4.5% alcohol

36
13 14
Black Rock Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Black Rock Irish Stout 4.3

37
10 11
Celtic Brew Finian's Irish Red... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Irish Beers

38
8 9
Rogue Shakespeare Stout is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Irish Beers
RisaMeynarez added 6.1% alcohol

39
7 8
Coleraine Steiger is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Coleraine Steiger 2.8% alcohol

40
10 12
Porterhouse An Brainblasta is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Irish Beers

41
8 11
Strangford Lough Legbiter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Strangford Lough Legbiter 4.8% alcohol

42
5 8
Brew Mathew is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Irish Beers
mojtek added Brew Mathew one of the best traditional Irish Bear from Coolock