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The Top Beers from Australia 

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Updated February 24, 2020 10.9k votes 1.8k voters 124.5k views 56 items

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What are the most well-known, widely produced and popular beers from Australia? This list includes the top beers in Australia, along with photos of the Australian beer logos, when available. This list of Australia beers is alphabetical, but if you're looking for a specific beer you can search for it by using the "search" feature below. Various bits of information for these Australia beers are available below, such as what brewery makes them and what percentage of alcohol the beers contain. This list has everything from Foster's Lager to Carlton Draught.

This list answers the questions, "What is the most popular beer in Australia?" and "What is the best beer in Australia?"

You can click on the names of Australian beer brands in order to get more information about them. 

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1
Coopers Brewery Original... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Coopers Brewery

Region: Australia

This beer is brewed in South Australia, and is unique due to its top fermentation and bottle conditioning. This gives the beer a cloudy appearance, due to the yeast residue remaining in the
2
Carlton Draught is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.7% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Carlton & United Beverages

Region: Australia

Carlton Draught is a 4.6% pale lager made in Australia by Carlton & United Breweries.
3
James Boag's Premium Lag... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: James Boag's

Region: Australia

4
Little Creatures Pale Al... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Little Creatures Pale Ale 5.2% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Little Creatures Brewery

Region: Australia

5
Victoria Bitter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Victoria Bitter 0.046% alcohol

Region: Victoria, Australia

Victoria Bitter (VB) is a lager produced by Carlton & United Breweries, a subsidiary of Foster's Group in Melbourne, Victoria. It was first brewed by Thomas Aitken at Victoria Brewery in ...more
6
Coopers Brewery Sparklin... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5.8% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Coopers Brewery

Region: Australia

7
Tooheys New is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.6% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Tooheys Brewery

Region: Australia

Tooheys New is a standard Australian lager and the most popular of the Tooheys' beers owned by the New Zealand Lion Nathan beverages company. It can be found on tap at almost any bar in New ...more
8
Castlemaine XXXX Gold is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
3.3% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Castlemaine

Region: Australia

9
Carlton & United Bre... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.9% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Carlton & United Beverages

Region: Australia

10
Coopers Brewery Best Ext... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
6.8% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Coopers Brewery

Region: Australia

11
Carlton & United Bre... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.9% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Carlton & United Beverages

Region: Australia

12
James Squire Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire Pilsner

Brewery / Brand: James Squire

Region: Australia

13
Hahn Super Dry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.6% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Hahn Brewery, Tooheys Brewery

Region: Australia

Hahn Super Dry is one of the many beers manufactured in the Australian city of Sydney by Hahn Brewery
14
Tooheys Old is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.4% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Tooheys Brewery

Region: Australia

Tooheys Old is a dark ale type of beer produced in Australia by Tooheys. It has been brewed since 1869 and Tooheys began bottling it in 1970. It has 4.4% alcohol per volume while only containing ...more
15
James Squire Hop Thief ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire Hop Thief

Region: Australia

16
James Squire Golden Ale ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: James Squire, Malt Shovel Brewery

Region: Australia

17
Coopers Brewery Dark Ale... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Coopers Brewery

Region: Australia

18
Mountain Goat Brewery Hi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Mountain Goat Brewery Hightail Ale 4.5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Mountain Goat Brewery

Region: Australia

19
James Squire Amber Ale ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: James Squire

Region: Australia

20
James Squire IPA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire IPA

Brewery / Brand: James Squire

Region: Australia

21
Hahn Premium is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Hahn Brewery

Region: Australia

Hahn Premium is one of the many beers manufactured in the Australian city of Sydney by Hahn Brewery
22
Tooheys Extra Dry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Tooheys Brewery

Region: Australia

Tooheys Extra Dry, commonly referred to as a TED (Tooheys Extra Dry), is a dry style lager brewed by Lion in the Tooheys Brewery at Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia. Lion has been owned by ...more
23
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Beez Neez 4.5% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Matilda Bay Brewing Company

Region: Australia

24
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Redback Original Wheat Beer 4.7% alcohol

Brewery / Brand: Matilda Bay Brewing Company

Region: Australia

25
Coopers Brewery Extra St... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Coopers Brewery Extra Strong Vintage Ale 7.1

Brewery / Brand: Coopers Brewery

Region: Australia