The RateBeer 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.

1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2794100
2Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2295100
3Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort5011100
4Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3606100
5Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing Company213699.9
6Struise PannepotDe Struise Brouwers210099.9
7Struise Pannepot ReservaDe Struise Brouwers110099.9
8Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company131899.9
9St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij426399.9
10Struise Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers157899.9
11Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel NoirPrairie Artisan Ales21299.8
12North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company409299.8
13Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva De Struise Brouwers102799.8
14De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen98699.8
15Rodenbach Caractère RougeBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)68899.8
16Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort357299.8
17Cantillon Lou Pepe FramboiseCantillon82299.8
18Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)143899.8
19Firestone Walker Double Jack IPAFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)166999.8
20Nøgne Ø Imperial StoutNøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)170199.8
21To Øl Yule MælkTo Øl10199.8
22Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)250099.7
23Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing370699.7
24Cantillon Fou’ Foune Cantillon105099.7
25AleSmith Old NumbskullAleSmith Brewing Company145499.7


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 Aying358599.7
2Schneider Weisse AventinusSchneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH338899.6
3Freigeist / h.ertie Lambik OhrwalFreigeist Bierkultur3799.3
4Aecht Schlenkerla FastenbierBrauerei Heller61699.2
5Schneider Aventinus Weizen-EisbockSchneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH234899
6Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller155298.9
7Schönramer Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - Kentucky BourbonPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram2798.9
8Gänstaller Bräu Green Gold IPA (104 Germany Meets USA)Gänstaller Bräu5898.8
9Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche DoppelbockBrauerei Heller97298.7
10Gänstaller Bräu AffumicatorGänstaller Bräu8898.7
11Weihenstephaner Hefe WeissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan307798.6
12Andechser Doppelbock DunkelKlosterbrauerei Andechs114298.6
13Hacker-Pschorr Weisse BockPaulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)4598.4
14Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-WeisseSchneider Weisse G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH162098.4
15Weltenburger Kloster Asam BockKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg101898.4
16Gänstaller Bräu ROCKS Steinbeir Mk.2Gänstaller Bräu1698.3
17Kulmbacher EisbockKulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)131698.3
18Gänstaller Bräu Schwarze 90Gänstaller Bräu3298.1
19CREW Republic X 3.0 Sour BlackCREW Republic Brewery2298.1
20Schönramer Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - Fino SherryPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram2398
21Witzgall LandbierBrauerei Witzgall6397.9
22BrauKunstKeller Imperial Stout Single Barrel Aged - RumBrauKunstKeller2797.8
23Weihenstephaner KorbinianBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan162797.8
24Weihenstephaner VitusBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan175297.8
25Uerige Doppel StickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei82097.7


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.

Köln (Cologne)


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
2. Hamelner Bierfest
Hameln 7/8/2016
18. Mainzer Bierbörse
Mainz 7/8/2016
Meet the Brewer: Balduin Ales
Hamburg 7/8/2016
2. Mönchengladbacher Bierbörse
Mönchengladbach 7/15/2016
3. Osnabrücker Bierfest
Osnabrück 7/21/2016
Berlin Beer Week 2016
Berlin 7/22/2016
21. Bonner Bierbörse
Bonn 7/22/2016
Tap Takeover: Circle 8
Hamburg 7/22/2016
2. Borkumer Bierfest
Borkum 7/28/2016
25. Benrather Bierbörse
Düsseldorf-Benrath 7/29/2016
3. Braunschweiger Bierfest
Braunschweig 8/4/2016
20th International Berlin Beer Festival
Berlin 8/5/2016
3. Schwelmer Bierbörse
Schwelm 8/5/2016
30. Opladener Bierbörse
Leverkusen-Opladen 8/11/2016
7. Dorstener Bierbörse
Dorsten 8/19/2016
3. Hildesheimer Bierbörse
Hildesheim 8/19/2016
2. Wolfsburger Bierfest
Wolfsburg 8/25/2016
15. Karlsruher Bierbörse
Karlsruhe 8/26/2016
3. Jülicher Bierbörse
Jülich 9/2/2016
18. Kölner Bierbörse
Köln 9/2/2016

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Cafe Am Ende Der Welt
Mitte () 01779287013
Stolberg () 0240275380
Beyond Beer
Hamburg () +494044465424
P&M Getränke
Bonn () 0228 313466
Münster () 0251 97448536