Alcohol The Top Beers from Australia  

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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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Carlton Draught is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.7% alcohol Carlton Draught is a 4.6% pale lager made in Australia by Carlton & United Breweries.

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Coopers Brewery Original Pale ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.5% alcohol 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

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70 56
Victoria Bitter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
0.046% alcohol Victoria Bitter 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 1854. It ...more

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58 46
James Boag's Premium Lager is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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Carlton & United Breweries Mel... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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48 42
Little Creatures Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Little Creatures Pale Ale 5.2% alcohol

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46 42
Tooheys New is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.6% alcohol 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

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24 27
Coopers Brewery Sparkling Ale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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29 36
Carlton & United Breweries Vic... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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James Squire Amber Ale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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22 31
Hahn Super Dry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.6% alcohol Hahn Super Dry is one of the many beers manufactured in the Australian city of Sydney by Hahn Brewery

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30 42
Tooheys Extra Dry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol Tooheys Extra Dry, commonly referred to as a TED, is a dry style lager brewed by Lion in the Tooheys Brewery at Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia. Lion has been owned by Japanese conglomerate ...more

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11 17
Coopers Brewery Best Extra Sto... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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28 40
Castlemaine XXXX Gold is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
3.3% alcohol

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Tooheys Extra Dry Platinum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Tooheys Extra Dry Platinum 6.5% alcohol 345 ml Bottle

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

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

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Coopers Brewery Extra Strong V... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Coopers Brewery Extra Strong Vintage Ale 7.1% alcohol

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James Squire IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire IPA

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13 21
Coopers Brewery Dark Ale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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15 24
Tooheys Old is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.4% alcohol 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

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17 27
Coopers Brewery Heritage Premi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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17 27
Carlton & United Breweries Fos... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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James Squire Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire Pilsner

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10 19
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Redbac... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Redback Original Wheat Beer 4.7% alcohol

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5 12
Independent Breweries Amber A... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Independent Breweries Amber Ale 5% alcohol

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7 15
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Beez N... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Beez Neez 4.5% alcohol

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4 11
Cascade Special Stout is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Cascade Special Stout 5.8% alcohol

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4 11
Carlton & United Breweries She... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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3 10
Coopers Brewery Thomas Cooper'... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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3 10
Nail Ale is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Nail Ale 4.7% alcohol

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5 13
Mountain Goat Surefoot Stout is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Mountain Goat Surefoot Stout

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2 9
Independent Breweries Bushman'... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Independent Breweries Bushman's Premium Lager 5% alcohol

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9 19
West End Draught is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
4.5% alcohol West End Draught is a South Australian lager brewed by the South Australian Brewing Company founded in 1859, which was later acquired by Lion Nathan in 1993. West End Draught is a full strength ...more

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11 22
Hahn Premium is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
5% alcohol Hahn Premium is one of the many beers manufactured in the Australian city of Sydney by Hahn Brewery

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4 12
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Dogbol... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Matilda Bay Brewing Co. Dogbolter 5.2% alcohol

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13 25
Foster's Lager is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Foster's Lager is an internationally distributed Australian brand of lager. It is owned by the South African brewing group SABMiller, and is brewed under licence in a number of countries, ...more

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6 15
James Squire Hop Thief is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire Hop Thief

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3 11
Grumpy's Brewhaus Adelaide Hil... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Grumpy's Brewhaus Adelaide Hills Pale Ale 4% alcohol

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7 17
Southern Bay Brewing Co Platin... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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4 13
Malt Shovel Brewery James Squi... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Malt Shovel Brewery James Squire Australian Strong Ale 6.8% alcohol

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4 13
James Squire Porter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Squire Porter

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5 15
Bluetongue Alcoholic Ginger Be... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Bluetongue Alcoholic Ginger Beer 4% alcohol

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2 10
Malt Shovel Brewery James Squi... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Malt Shovel Brewery James Squire Porter 5% alcohol

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2 10
Grand Ridge Brewery Gippsland ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Grand Ridge Brewery Gippsland Gold 4.9% alcohol

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2 10
Lucky Beer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
Lucky Beer 4.8% alcohol

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3 13
Southern Bay Brewing Co Bearin... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Beers from Australia

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3 13
James Boag's Tasman Bitter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
James Boag's Tasman Bitter 4.8% alcohol

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2 11
St Arnou Kildara is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Beers from Australia
St Arnou Kildara 4.4% alcohol

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2 11
Southern Bay Brewing Co Bearin... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Beers from Australia