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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Germany

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Germany. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3388100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2592100
3Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4754100
4St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij404599.9
5Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Bourbon Edition)Mikkeller36599.9
6Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Cognac Edition)Mikkeller30999.9
7Prairie Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales36399.9
8Westvleteren Extra 8Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus187499.9
9Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing Company208899.9
10Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller157999.9
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co (Duvel-Moortgat)100299.9
12Struise PannepotDe Struise Brouwers198999.9
13Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales71599.9
14Prairie Fred’s BlendPrairie Artisan Ales7499.9
15North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company392399.9
16Struise Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers146099.9
17Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company122099.9
18Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller220899.9
19Struise Pannepot ReservaDe Struise Brouwers99999.9
20Struise Cuvée DelphineDe Struise Brouwers72799.9
21BrewDog / Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Black Tokyo* HorizonBrewDog30599.8
22AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company130299.8
23Hoppin’ Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery75499.8
24Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort338199.8
25Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Calvados Edition)Mikkeller21199.8


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying339599.7
2Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn324599.6
3Freigeist Eszett GeuzeFreigeist Bierkultur2999.4
4Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller50199.3
5Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn221399
6Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller147099
7Freigeist / h.ertie Lambik OhrwalFreigeist Bierkultur1398.9
8Gänstaller Bräu AffumicatorGänstaller Bräu8398.8
9Gänstaller Bräu Green Gold IPA (104 Germany Meets USA)Gänstaller Bräu5898.8
10Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche DoppelbockBrauerei Heller88098.8
11Andechser Doppelbock DunkelKlosterbrauerei Andechs106598.8
12CREW Republic X 3.0 Sour BlackCREW Republic1998.7
13Weihenstephaner Hefe WeissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan291598.7
14Weltenburger Kloster Asam BockKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg97798.5
15Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-WeisseWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn152198.5
16Kulmbacher EisbockKulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)127798.5
17Schönramer Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - Kentucky BourbonPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram1798.4
18Gänstaller Bräu ROCKS Steinbeir Mk.2Gänstaller Bräu1698.3
19Weihenstephaner KorbinianBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan150898
20Weihenstephaner VitusBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan160797.9
21Uerige Doppel StickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei77997.9
22Hacker-Pschorr Weiss BockPaulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)4597.8
23Witzgall LandbierBrauerei Witzgall6097.7
24Ayinger Weizen-BockBrauerei Aying59497.7
25Ayinger MaibockBrauerei Aying7297.4

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A list of the RateBeerians from this area with the most beer ratings. These are great people to contact to better get to know beer in this area.
 KoelschtrinkerKöln (Cologne) 12633
 Beerhunter111Hasborn 10458
 kevnic2008Baden-Baden 9687


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Bierfestival   Berlin  8/7/2015 
Bierbrücke Bamberg-Böhmen – Folge 2: Brauerei Blahovar aus Pilsen   Bamberg  8/29/2015 
2. Brandenburger Brauereitreffen   Finsterwalde  8/29/2015 
Finest Spirits & Beer Convention   Bochum  10/9/2015 
#TAPSESSIONS   Berlin  11/18/2015 
CraftBeerMesse Mainz   Mainz  11/27/2015 
7. Festival der Bierkulturen   Köln  5/28/2016 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Cafe Am Ende Der Welt   Mitte  () 01779287013 
Bierkompass   Stolberg  () 0240275380 
Camba Bavaria   Truchtlaching  () 0866780 94 66 
Tap House Munich - Camba Bavaria   Munich  () 089 62 23 11 87 
Hopfen & Malz   Wedding  () 0176.34409478 

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