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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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329 79
Smithwick's Irish Ale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick's Irish Ale 4.5

2
269 67
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.1% alcohol

3
179 60
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol

4
142 42
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Irish Beers

5
138 44
Kilkenny Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kilkenny Irish Red 4

6
120 45
Guinness Original is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.3% alcohol

7
93 34
Guinness Kilkenny Draught Iris... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Irish Beers

8
84 36
Smithwick’s Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick’s Pale Ale 4.5

9
85 37
Guinness Special Export Stout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Irish Beers

10
66 26
Murphy's Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol

11
60 22
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Irish Beers

12
62 25
Beamish Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Irish Beers

13
52 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 19
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
29 16
Finnegan's Irish Amber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Finnegan's Irish Amber 4.75

16
35 24
Hop House 13 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Irish Beers
RachelRay added Hop House 13

17
18 11
Donnybrook Stout is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Donnybrook Stout 3.7

18
29 23
Kinsale Irish Lager is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kinsale Irish Lager 4.3

19
19 13
Dublin Brewing Beckett's Gold is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Irish Beers

20
24 19
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 21
Carlow Brewing Company Moling'... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Irish Beers

22
15 13
Porterhouse Red is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.4% alcohol

23
12 10
Carlow Brewing Company Curim G... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Irish Beers

24
10 8
Porterhouse Brewing Bohemia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Porterhouse Brewing Bohemia 5

25
16 15
Dublin Brewing D'Arcy's Dublin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Irish Beers

26
15 14
Porterhouse Wrasslers XXXX Sto... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Irish Beers

27
15 14
Porterhouse Plain Porter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Irish Beers

28
14 13
Carlow Brewing Company O'Hara'... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Irish Beers

29
13 12
Dublin Brewing Maeve's Crystal... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Irish Beers

30
13 12
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster Stout 5.2

31
13 12
Celtic Brew Finian's Irish Sto... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Celtic Brew Finian's Irish Stout 4.3% alcohol

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

33
21 21
Franciscan Well Rebel Red is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Franciscan Well Rebel Red 4.3

34
10 9
Carlow Brewing Company O'Hara'... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Irish Beers

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