Which breweries make the best beers in the world?

The Best Beer in the World?

By the Numbers: How to Know if Your Favorite Beer is the Best in the WORLD.

(And by the way, if you haven’t been drinking that beer, the best way to get in on the action is to get the official recipe and let the experts judge.)

1.

Blue Moon Brewery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This brewery is in the top three for most bottles produced in the United States.

Their Blue Moon Ale is one of the best examples of craft brewing in America, and is the only brewery to ever win the coveted “Best Beer in America” award.

2.

Blue Line Brewing, Santa Cruz, California.

This beer is also named for a famous Santa Cruz river, which makes it perfect for summer nights on the beach.

3.

Pabst Brewing Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

PABST Brewing is one half of the iconic Pabsts Brewmasters, the world-renowned brewing duo who started brewing craft beer in the 1920s.

Their Pabster Brown Ale, named after the brewery’s hometown of Berlin, has been a favorite among craft beer drinkers since it was first brewed in 2005.

4.

Blue Point Brewing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This microbrewery in Pennsylvania was founded in 1891 and is known for its rich and complex pale ale, called Blue Point.

5.

Stone Brewing, Fort Collins, Colorado.

This Colorado-based brewery is one part of Stone Brewing Co., which was founded by John H. Pomeroy and his brothers in 1852.

Stone’s beers are the world’s best-selling beers, making it the world leader in the industry.

6.

MillerCoors Brewing, Miller Park, Colorado, and Goose Island Brewing, Chicago, Illinois.

Miller’s craft brewery in Chicago is famous for its beer, including the Blue Moon and the Blue Point, two of the brewery and brewpub’s most popular beers.

7.

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Summit Brewing, Boulder, Colorado and Stone Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado are two of craft beer’s most celebrated craft breweries.

Sierra’s flagship beer, a pale ale named Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, is one the top five-selling beer brands in the U.S. 8.

Miller Lite Brewing Company.

This small-batch beer brand from Michigan, which was formed in 2012, is known more for its lighter, more hoppy beers than for its flagship brew, Bud Light.

9.

Rogue Ales, Asheville, North Carolina, and Ballast Point Brewing Company are two craft beer-makers that are known for their barrel-aged beers.

10.

Stone City Brewery, Cleveland, Ohio.

The brewery’s signature beer, Ballast Stone IPA, is the best-seller in the state of Ohio, and also in the beer category.

Read more about the Best Beer of the Year award here.

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