Top 10 Best Beer Brands in the World 2013

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You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.- Frank Zappa

He was a wise man who invented beer. – Plato

Who doesn’t love beer? Just as people have their favorite cheese wine or ice cream, they are usually loyal to a certain kind of beer. Beer can be enjoyed on hot summer days, lounging around, or on boring Saturdays when you have nothing else to do but watch TV. Who doesn’t love the idea or a cold can of beer with crisps and a football match? When we talk about drinks, apart from soft drinks, beer is a best entertaining and refreshing drink. Different types of beers are famous due to their taste. Some people like light beers because they can have it more than other beers. They are served chilled in bars and are a must during night parties.Some people like mixing two or three or up to four brands of beer.Beer has a very long history since it was first brewed in Britain and then it was transmitted in different regions with in no time. Now, I’m not saying these are the best brands, but these are some nice varieties from which you can choose.

 

10. Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

This is an American brand of beer brewed by the Boston Beer Company. The company was founded in 1984 by Jim Koch, Harry M. Rubin, and Lorenzo Lamadrid in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The brand name of Samuel Adams, was chosen in honor of Samuel Adams, an American patriot who was famous for the roles he played in the American revolution and the Boston Tea Party.. According to tradition, he was also a brewer. Considered to a world class beer, their summer ale is exquisite. They also have a fine array of flavors and tastes for beer drinkers. People love Sam Adams, as it is known in commercials and advertisements and especially the Boston lager. This is a positive proof that Americans can make great beer.

9. Miller Lite

Miller Lite

This is a 4.2% alcohol by volume beer brand sold by MillerCoors of Chicago, United States. Miller Lite has won the World Beer Cup’s gold medal for Best American-Style Light Lager for a number of successive years . It also won the Great American Beer Festival’s silver medal in 2003. Miller Lite’s long-running “Great Taste…Less Filling!” advertising campaign was ranked by Advertising Age magazine as the 8th-best advertising campaign in history. It is a great beer for low carb diets and losing weight, consisting of only 3.2 carbs per bottle!  The brand has continued to improve its quality  and recently launched a marketing campaign that any person who’s named “Miller”, is entitled to a gift card for a case of Miller Lite,  called “It’s Miller Time on Us”. The brand also sponsors the popular NASCAR events.It recently introduced a new technology called the “punch Top can” that lets you enjoy the benefits of shotgunning beer.

8. Grolsch

Grolsch

Grolsch Brewer, known simply as Grolsch, is a Dutch brewery founded in 1615 by Willem Neerfeldt in Groenlo. It is located today in Enschede and has been a part of the SABMillergroup since March 2008.It has a distinctive taste, similar to Heineken. Grolsch uses a distinctively shaped bottle for some of its products, known as de beugel or ‘the brace’. Bottles of this type use a swing-top cap, and you won’t need an opener. The new bottles can be opened by hand, using a lever at the side of the bottleneck.  It is an old brand,nearly four centuries old and it is still enjoyed with relish all around the world.The flavor is clean and light with little bitterness.

7. Stella Artois

Stella Artois

Stella Artois or simply called Stella, is a 5.2% ABV lager beer brewed in Leuven, Belgium, since 1926. Quite simply put, a nice clean crisp beer that is widely available worldwide. A nice starter beer if you are looking to start with imported beers. It has a hint of sweetness with flavors of corn and grainy malt and it has a distinct bitterness that sets it apart from all the other north american beers. Stella Artois has been that main sponsor of the Cannes, Melbourne, and Sundance film festivals, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the Little Rock Film Festival. It is considered to be one of the best beers from Belgium.

6. Blue Moon

Blue Moon

Blue Moon, a Belgian-style beer brewed by Blue Moon Brewing Co. originally in Golden, Colorado, was launched in 1995.The beer is orange-amber in color with a cloudy appearance because it is unfiltered. Blue Moon has a more distinct orange flavor than many other beers of the style, and also has a little sweet flavor. The beer  includes malted barley, white wheat, and oats. Blue Moon is sometimes served with a slice of orange, which its brew masters claim accentuates the flavor of the brew and the palate is floral, gently malty, with light bitterness.

5. Newcastle Brown Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale also known as “Newkie Brown” in the UK, “Newcastle” in the US or “Dog” in North East of England is the world’s best known brown ale and has become an icon of the North East of England. The brand is owned by Heineken and produced at their John Smith’s Brewery in North Yorkshire, England. Newcastle Brown Ale is considered as the ‘working man’s beer ‘ in the UK because of its long term association with the heavy industry.This beer is generally served in colleges and is mostly drunk by the young.It has a refreshing taste and was also one of the first beers to be distributed in a clear glass bottle,

4. Guinness

Guinness

Guinness is a popular Irish beer that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness in Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide. It is brewed in almost 60 countries and is available in over 100. The main feature of the beer is the burnt flavor that is because of the roasted unmalted barley, although this is a modern development. For many years a portion of the brew was blended with freshly brewed beer to give a sharp lactic flavor.It is one of the most successful beers in the world. Studies claim that drinking Guinness can be beneficial to the heart.The beer is light both in flavor and alcoholic content and has a roasty flavor.

3. Heineken

Heineken

Heineken Lager Beer or simply Heineken is a pale lager beer  produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International. You can probably drink Heineken all day, literally, you can drink massive amounts and you just get that perfect beer that everybody wants.Considered to be the Budweiser of Europe, everyone has a different opinion about this beer. Some claim its light, some claim its weak, some claim its flavorful, you get the picture.So why is it so famous? Probably because the flavor is malty and sweet, with a low hop character, and the bitterness doesn’t really make an appearance until the sweetish aftertaste.

2. Budweiser

Budweiser

The King of beers!!Budweiser is a pale lager produced by Anheuser–Busch InBev. Introduced in 1876 by Adolphus Busch.It has grown to become one of the highest selling beers in the United States, and is available in over 80 markets worldwide. Budweiser is brewed using barley malt, rice, water, hops and yeast. It is lagered with Beachwood chips in the ageing vessel which creates a smoother taste. The beer is flat and thin, with a palate dominated by weak, bready malt .There’s also no aftertaste, which may be the reason why this beer is so popular, all the alcohol of beer with none of those bothersome beer flavors. Based upon sales, it is the second most popular American brewed pale lager among North American beer consumers.

1. Yuengling

Yuengling

Pronounced “Ying-ling”, America’s oldest brewery produces a truly great lager. It is primarily available in the Mid-Atlantic area and recently in the south. The word Yuengling is an Anglicized version of Jüngling, its founder’s surname and the German term for “young man”.It is a clean,light, refreshing beer with a hint of caramel that keeps you coming back for more. It is considered to be one of the smoothest beers in the world, along with flavor. Yuengling proves why its America’s oldest brewery, craftsmanship unparalleled in the United States. They have the experience backing the wonderful selections they offer.

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  • Alex

    “Beer has a very long history since it was first brewed in Britain…” What??? Where??? In Britain??? Oh my God!

  • M3lk3r

    This is so wrong on so many levels..