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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.
1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2550100
2Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3331100
3Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4661100
4Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Bourbon Edition)Mikkeller34599.9
5Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company117799.9
6St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij397499.9
7Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing Company207399.9
8Westvleteren Extra 8Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus184099.9
9Struise PannepotDe Struise Brouwers194399.9
10Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller154299.9
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.97299.9
12Struise Pannepot ReservaDe Struise Brouwers96699.9
13Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Cognac Edition)Mikkeller30099.9
14Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales31799.9
15Struise Cuvée DelphineDe Struise Brouwers66999.9
16North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company386399.9
17Struise Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers143099.9
18Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort330699.9
19Firestone Walker SucabaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.80699.9
20Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller216099.9
21AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company200999.9
22BrewDog / Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Black Tokyo* HorizonBrewDog29499.8
23Firestone Walker Double Jack IPAFirestone Walker Brewing Co.150399.8
24AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company127799.8
25Hoppin’ Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery74599.8


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 Aying334999.8
2Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn318199.7
3Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller42699.5
4Freigeist Eszett GeuzeFreigeist Bierkultur2999.4
5Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn216599.2
6Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller145699.2
7Andechser Doppelbock DunkelKlosterbrauerei Andechs103999
8Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche DoppelbockBrauerei Heller84898.9
9Weihenstephaner Hefe WeissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan281898.9
10Kulmbacher EisbockKulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)126298.7
11Weltenburger Kloster Asam BockKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg96098.7
12Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-WeisseWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn146898.7
13Gänstaller Bräu AffumicatorGänstaller Bräu8398.6
14Ayinger MaibockBrauerei Aying4998.5
15Gänstaller Bräu Green Gold IPA (104 Germany Meets USA)Gänstaller Bräu5898.4
16Weihenstephaner KorbinianBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan147898.3
17Uerige Doppel StickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei76598.2
18Weihenstephaner VitusBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan155498.2
19Ayinger Weizen-BockBrauerei Aying56597.9
20Hacker-Pschorr Weiss BockPaulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)4597.8
21Ettaler Curator DoppelbockKlosterbrauerei Ettal47397.6
22Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Nelson SauvinWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn47497.5
23Ayinger Bräu-WeisseBrauerei Aying153897.3
24CREW Republic X 3.0 Sour BlackCREW Republic1797.2
25Schumacher 1838erBrauerei Ferdinand Schumacher7397

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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) 11864
 Beerhunter111Hasborn 9432
 pivnizubBochum, Porúří 9160


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Bockbier Day   Hamburg  4/25/2015 
Craft Beer Club @ Club 20457   Hamburg  4/26/2015 
#TAPSESSIONS   Berlin  5/13/2015 
Braufest Berlin   Berlin  5/14/2015 
Bierfest Oldenburg   Oldenburg (Oldbg.)  5/15/2015 
Festival der Bierkulturen   Koln  5/30/2015 
Berlin Beer Week 2015   Berlin  6/13/2015 
#TAPSESSIONS   Berlin  7/15/2015 
Bierfestival   Berlin  8/7/2015 
10 Finest Spirits & Beer Convention   Bochum  10/9/2015 
11 #TAPSESSIONS   Berlin  11/18/2015 

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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 
Biervana   Munich  () +49 89 20077764 
Camba Bavaria   Truchtlaching  () 0866780 94 66 
P&M Getränke   Bonn  () 0228 313466 

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