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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
1
357 78
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.1% alcohol
2
461 113
Smithwick's Irish Ale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick's Irish Ale 4.5
3
248 75
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol
4
194 52
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5
178 54
Kilkenny Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kilkenny Irish Red 4
6
156 50
Guinness Original is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.3% alcohol
7
117 45
Guinness Kilkenny Draught Iris... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Irish Beers
8
113 44
Smithwick’s Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Smithwick’s Pale Ale 4.5
9
106 44
Guinness Special Export Stout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Irish Beers
10
84 31
Murphy's Irish Red is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Irish Beers
5% alcohol
11
79 29
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Irish Beers
12
78 31
Beamish Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Irish Beers
13
65 26
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
54 21
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
46 19
Finnegan's Irish Amber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Finnegan's Irish Amber 4.75
16
39 26
Kinsale Irish Lager is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Kinsale Irish Lager 4.3
17
33 22
O’Hara’s Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Irish Beers
O’Hara’s Irish Stout 4.3
18
40 29
Hop House 13 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Irish Beers
RachelRay added Hop House 13
19
22 14
Porterhouse Red is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Irish Beers
4.4% alcohol
20
24 16
Dublin Brewing Beckett's Gold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Irish Beers
21
22 15
Donnybrook Stout is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Donnybrook Stout 3.7
22
19 14
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Porterhouse Brewing Co. Oyster Stout 5.2
23
19 15
Black Rock Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Black Rock Irish Stout 4.3
24
27 24
Carlow Brewing Company Moling'... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Irish Beers
25
26 23
Franciscan Well Rebel Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Irish Beers
Franciscan Well Rebel Red 4.3