Country

Top Beer

Brewery

Score

# of Beers

1 Albania Birra Tirana Premium Pils Birra Malto

6,8

1

2 Angola Nocal Cerveja Internacional Cervejas de Angola

8,5

3

3 Argentina Quilmes Cristal Cerveceria Malteria Quilmes

7,8

1

4

Armenia

Erebuni

Abovian Brewery

7

2

5 Aruba Balashi Balashi National Brewery Inc.

5,8

1

6

Australia

Carlton Cold

Carlton & United Breweries

8,5

5

7

Austria

Edelweiss Weissbier Snowfresh

Hofbräu Kaltenhausen

8,5

6

8 Bangladesh Hunter Malt Beverage Crown Beverages

7

1

9 Barbados Banks Beer Banks Barbados Brewery

6,8

1

10

Belgium

Gouden Carolus Cuvee van de Keizer 2005

Brouwerij Het Anker

11

85

11 Bhutan Red Panda Weissbier Bumthang Brewery

7,3

1

12 Bolivia Pacena Centenario Cerveceria Boliviana Nacional

7

2

13 Bosnia & Hercegovina Nektar Pivo Banjalucka Pivara

6,3

1

14

Brazil

Xingu

Kaiser

8

3

15 Burundi Primus Biere Brarudi

7

1

16

Cameroon

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

Guinness Cameroun S.A.

9,5

2

17

Canada

Unibroue La Fringante

Unibroue

8,5

4

18 Chile Kross Golden Ale Kross Microbrew Beers

8

1

19

China

Tsingtao

Tsingtao Brewery

7,5

3

20

Colombia

Pilsen

Grupo Empresarial Bavaria

6,8

1

21 Costa Rica Cerveza Imperial Florida Bebidas

6,5

1

22 Cote d'Ivoire Flag Speciale Solibra

8

1

23 Croatia Karlovacko Pivo Karlovacka Pivovara

8

3

24

Cuba

Palma Cristal

Cerveceria Bucanero S.A.

5,8

2

25

Cyprus

KEO

KEO

8,5

1

26

Czech Rep.

Staropramen Granat

Staropramen Breweries

10

31

27

Denmark

Mikkeller Monks Elixir

Mikkeller

10,8

386

628 Dominica Kubuli Dominica Brewery

7,8

1

29 Dominican Rep. Presidente Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana

7,5

1

30

Ecuador

Cerveza Nacionales Pilsener

Cervezas Nacionales Ecuador

6,8

1

31

England

Marks & Spencer Belgian Wheat Beer

Brouwerij Huyghe

9,5

37

32

Estonia

A. Le Coq Chocolate Porter

Tartu Ölletehas

8,5

7

33

Ethiopia

Dashen Beer

Dashen Brewery

7,8

4

34

Faroe Islands

Restorffs Jóla Trøllio

Föroya Bjór

8

6

35

Finland

Lapin Kulta IV A

Hartwall

7,5

1

36

France

3 Monts

St. Sylvestre

10

24

37 French Polynesia Hinano La Brasserie de Tahiti

7

1

38

Georgia

Kazbegi Lager

Kazbegi

7

1

39

Germany

Schneider Aventinus

Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn

10

99

40

Greece

Alfa

Athenian Brewery

8

3

41

Greenland

Greenland Christmas Ale

Greenland Brewhouse

9,8

4

42 Guadeloupe Gwada Gold Gwada

7,8

1

43

Holland

Texels Winterbier

Texelse Bierbrouwerij

10

9

44

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Dragons Back

The Hong Kong S.A.R. Brewing Co.

9,3

1

45

Hungary

Szalon Sör

Pécsi Sörfözde

8,5

1

46 Iceland Ölvisholt Skjálfti Ölvisholt Brugghus

9,8

7

47

India

Taj Mahal

United Breweries

7

2

48 Indonesia Bintang Bir Pilsener Pt. Multi Bintang

7,3

1

49

Iran

Delster NA

Iran Behnoush Co.

4,8

1

50

Ireland

Kilkenny

Kilkenny

8,5

2

51 Israel Maccabee Tempo Beer

6,5

1

52

Italy

Menabrea 150 Anniversario Ambrata

Menabrea

9,8

8

53

Jamaica

Red Stripe

Desnoes and Geddes

7,3

1

54

Japan

Kirin Lager

Kirin Brewery Company

8,5

3

55 Jersey Mary Ann Liberation Ale The Jersey Brewery

9

2

56 Jordan Petra Beer 8% General Investment Company  

1

57 Kazakhstan Shakhterskoe Syrasy Pivo Karagandinskoe

6,5

1

58

Kenya

Tusker Lager

Kenya Breweries

7,3

1

59 Kosovo Birra Peja Birra Peja

5,8

1

60 Laos Beer Lao Lao Brewery Co

6,5

1

61 Lebanon Almaza Pilsener Brasserie Almaza

7,3

1

62

Lesotho

Maluti Premium Lager (can)

Maluti Mountain Brewery

7,8

1

63 Liechtenstein Liechtensteiner Brauhaus Weiza Liechtensteiner Brauhaus

7,5

2

64

Lithuania

Svyturys Extra

Svyturys

7,5

2

65 Luxembourg Battin Gambrinus Pale Lager

8,8

5

66 Madagascar Star Three Horses Beer Brasseries Star

6

1

67 Malaysia Anchor Smooth Guinness Anchor Berhad

7

1

68 Malta Cisk Lager Simonds Farsons Cisk

6,8

2

69 Martinique Biere Lorraine (can) Brasserie Lorraine

7

1

70 Mauritius Phoenix Beer Phoenix Beverages Group

6,5

2

71

Mexico

Negra Modelo

Grupo Modelo

8,5

4

72 Moldova Chisinau Blonda Efes Vitanta Moldova Brewery

7,3

1

73 Mongolia Ulan Bator Baadoq Ulan Bator Breweries

8,3

2

74 Montenegro Niksicko Pivo Trebjesa

6,3

1

75 Morocco Casablanca Société des Brasseries du Maroc

4,5

1

76 Myanmar Myanmar Lager Beer Myanmar Brewery and Distillery

6,3

2

77 Namibia Windhoek Lager Namibia Breweries

8

1

78

Nepal

Everest Premium Lager Special Limited Edition

Mount Everest Brewery

6

1

79 New Caledonia Havannah Grande Brasserie de Nouvelle-Calédonie SA

9

2

80

New Zealand

Emersons Old 95

Emersons Brewing Company

8,8

3

81 Niger Biere Niger Brasseries et Boissons Gazeuses du Niger

6,5

1

82 Nigeria Gulder Lager (Nigeria) Nigerian Breweries PLC

6,5

2

83 North Korea Ponghak Beer Taedonggang Brewery

7,8

1

84

Norway

Nøgne Ø #100

Nøgne Ø

10

13

85 Palestine Taybeh Beer Dark Taybeh Brewing Co.

7,5

1

86 Paraguay Baviera Cerveceria Paraguaya S.A.

6

1

87 Peru Cusquena Cervecera del sur del Peru

7

1

88 Philippines Red Horse San Miguel

7,5

2

89

Poland

Zubr (Bison)

Zubr Pivovar Prerov

9

10

90 Portugal Cerveja Super Bock Abadia Uniao Cervejeira

7,5

5

91 Reunion Bourbon Brasseries de Bourbon

6

1

92 Romania Ursus Premium Compania de Bere Romania

8,8

1

93

Russia

Baltika 9 Extra

Baltika Brewery

8

6

94 Rwanda Mützig Brasseries et Limonaderies du Rwanda

8

1

95

San Marino

Amarcord La Tabachera

Spring srl

9,8

2

96 Sao Tome & Principe Rosema Cervejeira Rosema

6,3

2

97

Scotland

Orkney Dark Island Reserve

Orkney

10

16

98 Senegal Biere la Gazelle Brasseries de l'Ouest Africain

6,3

1

99 Serbia Lav Pivo Carlsberg Serbia

6,8

2

100 Seychelles SeyBrew Lager Seychelles Breweries

6,8

1

101

Singapore

Tiger Beer

Singapore Brewery

6,8

1

102 Sierra Leone Star Lager Sierra Leone Brewery

7,3

1

103

Slovenia

Union Crni Baron

Pivovarna Union

6,8

2

104

South Africa

Bierwerk Aardwolf

Bierwerk

9,5

3

105 South Korea Hite Beer The Hite Company

6,8

1

106

Spain

Estrella Damm Inedit

Damm

10

9

107

Sri Lanka

Lion Stout

The Lion Brewery and Restaurant

8

1

108 Swaziland Swaziland Brewers Christies Gold Beer Shandy

4,5

1

109

Sweden

Nils Oscar Kalasjulöl

Nils Oscar

9,3

16

110

Switzerland

Sonnenbrau Zwickelgold

Sonnenbräu

9

14

111 Taiwan Taiwan Beer Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp

7,5

1

112

Tanzania

Safari Lager

Tanzanian Breweries

8,8

3

113

Thailand

Phuket Lager Beer

San Miguel Thailand

7,3

3

114 Togo Flag Speciale (Togo) Brasserie BB Lome

7

1

115

Trin/Tobago

Carib Lager

Carib Brewery

5,8

1

116 Tunisia Celtia Pale Lager

7,3

1

117

Turkey

Efes Dark

Anadolu Efes

7,5

2

118 Turkmenistan Biyat Zip 5 Klassiki Pivzavod Biyat H.J.

8,5

1

119

Ukraine

Chernigivske Mitsne

Chernigivski Pivokombinat

7,8

3

120 Utd. Arab Emir. Barbican Premium Malt Aujan Industries Co.

8,5

1

121 Uganda Bell Lager Uganda Breweries Ltd.

6

1

122

USA

Cigar City Bolita Brown Double Nut Brown Ale

Cigar City Brewing

10,5

78

123 Vanuatu Vanuatu Tusker Lager Vanuatu Brewing Limited

7,3

1

124 Venezuela Polar Empresas Polar

7

1

125 Vietnam Saigon Export Saigon Beer Co.

6,5

3

126 Wales Celt Experience Celt Bronze Celt Experience

9,3

2

 

 

 

 

 

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The 10 Best Beers Tasted

Beer Name

Beer Type

Brewery

Country

Score

1. Gouden Carolus Cuvee van de Keizer

Belgian Strong Ale

Brouwerij Het Anker

Belgium

11

2. Mikkeller Monks Elixir Quadrupel Mikkeller Denmark

10,8

3. Bøgedal Nr. 102

Traditional Ale

Bøgedal Bryghus

Denmark

10,5

4. Grottenbeer Bruin

Abbey Dubbel

St. Bernard Brouwerij

Belgium

10,5

5. Abbaye des Rocs Speciale Noel

Belgian Strong Ale

Brasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs

Belgium

10,3

6. Chimay Bleue

Trappist

Chimay

Belgium

10,3

7. Gulden Draak

Belgian Strong Ale

Brouwerij Van Steenberge

Belgium

10,3

8. Duelund Cowboy Den Gode

California Common

Duelund Bryglade

Denmark

10,3

9. Nøgne Ø #100

Double IPA

Nøgne Ø

Norway

10

10. Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout

Nøgne Ø

Norway

10

The 10 Worst Beers Tasted

Beer Name

Beer Type

Brewery

Country

Score

1. Casablanca Pale Lager Société des Brasseries du Maroc Morocco

4,5

2. Christies Gold Beer Shandy Low Alcohol Swaziland Brewers Swaziland

4,5

3. Delster NA Non-alcoholic Iran Behnoush Co. Iran

4,8

4. Cave Creek Chili Beer

Spice Beer

Black Mountain Brewing Co.

USA

5,3

5. Oettinger Mixed

Fruit Beer

Oettinger Bier Gruppe

Germany

5,5

6. Berliner Kindl Weisse

Weissbier

Berliner Kindl Brauerei AG

Germany

5,5

7. Hakim Stout Stout Harar Beer Factory Ethiopia

5,5

8. Carib Lager

Pale Lager

Carib Brewery

Trinidad

5,8

9. Løkken Mørk Kutterøl

Ale

Løkken Bryghus

Denmark

5,8

10. Balashi

Pale Lager

Balashi National Brewery Inc.

Aruba

5,8

The 10 Strongest Beers Tasted

Beer Name

Beer Type

Brewery

Country

Alc.

1. Mikkeller (Black) Imperial Stout Mikkeller Denmark

17,5%

2. Nøgne Ø Red Horizon American Strong Ale Nøgne Ø Norway

17%

3. Schorschbräu Schorschweizen 16% Weizen Bock Kleinbrauerei Schorschbräu Germany

16%

4. Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus Bier

Doppelbock

Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg

Austria

14%

5. Mikkeller Black Hole Imperial Stout Mikkeller Denmark

13,1%

6. U Medvídku X33-Beer Doppelbock U Medvidku Czech Rep.

12,6%

7. Skovlyst Biere Rouge Barley Wine Bryggeri Skovlyst Denmark

12%

8. Goose Island Night Stalker Imperial Stout Goose Island Beer Company USA

11,7%

9. Rochefort Trappistes 10

Trappist

Brasserie Rochefort

Belgium

11,3%

10. Vestfyen Willemoes Jul 2006

Barley Wine

Bryggeriet Vestfyen

Denmark

11,3%

 

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