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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. Sixtus3376100
2Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4739100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2588100
4Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.100199.9
5Westvleteren Extra 8Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus186899.9
6St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij403199.9
7Struise PannepotDe Struise Brouwers197799.9
8Prairie Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales35499.9
9Struise Pannepot ReservaDe Struise Brouwers99199.9
10Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing Company208699.9
11Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Bourbon Edition)Mikkeller36299.9
12Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Cognac Edition)Mikkeller30999.9
13Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller156999.9
14Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company121499.9
15Struise Cuvée DelphineDe Struise Brouwers71999.9
16Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller219899.9
17Prairie Fred’s BlendPrairie Artisan Ales7399.9
18Struise Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers145299.9
19North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company391399.9
20Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales70099.9
21De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen88099.8
22Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort336699.8
23Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Calvados Edition)Mikkeller20999.8
24AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company129799.8
25Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva De Struise Brouwers92499.8


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 Aying338999.7
2Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn323299.6
3Freigeist Eszett GeuzeFreigeist Bierkultur2999.4
4Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller48999.3
5Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn220199
6Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller146899
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 Heller87598.8
11Andechser Doppelbock DunkelKlosterbrauerei Andechs106298.8
12CREW Republic X 3.0 Sour BlackCREW Republic1998.7
13Weihenstephaner Hefe WeissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan289198.7
14Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-WeisseWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn151298.5
15Kulmbacher EisbockKulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)127398.5
16Weltenburger Kloster Asam BockKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg95998.5
17Gänstaller Bräu ROCKS Steinbeir Mk.2Gänstaller Bräu1698.3
18Weihenstephaner KorbinianBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan150298
19Weihenstephaner VitusBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan159897.9
20Uerige Doppel StickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei77897.9
21Hacker-Pschorr Weiss BockPaulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)4597.8
22Witzgall LandbierBrauerei Witzgall5997.7
23Ayinger Weizen-BockBrauerei Aying58897.7
24Ayinger MaibockBrauerei Aying6997.5
25Schönramer Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - Kentucky BourbonPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram1597.4

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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) 12469
 Beerhunter111Hasborn 10351
 kevnic2008Baden-Baden 9590


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Ungarische Craft Beer Revolution - Tap Takeover   Friedrichshain  7/9/2015 
Bierinseln Hamburg · Deutschlands größter Craft Beer Crawl   Hamburg  7/11/2015 
#TAPSESSIONS   Berlin  7/15/2015 
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 
10 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 
Biervana   Munich  () +49 89 20077764 
Camba Bavaria   Truchtlaching  () 0866780 94 66 
Tap House Munich - Camba Bavaria   Munich  () 089 62 23 11 87 

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