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Best Brewers
In The World

For the year 2016

JAN 30, 2017 - The top 100 brewers in the world according to a summary score based on available reviews. The summarization is based on ten different weighted scales that place an emphasis on reviews of the past year and top performing beers but also includes historical all-around performance, a brewer's range of performance across styles, and other factors to compare newer and older, larger and smaller brewers under a single method of processing. The winners here are presented as an ordered top ten and unordered top one hundred. The members of this list reflect the top performing brewers of over 22,500 listed at RateBeer.

The Top 10

Hill Farmstead Brewery
Cycle Brewing
Trillium Brewing Company
Cigar City Brewing
Cloudwater Brew Co
Brouwerij de Molen
De Garde Brewing
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Evil Twin Brewing
Other Half Brewing

Complete list

brewer  city  state  country 
AleSmith Brewing Company    San Diego   California    USA  
Allagash Brewing Company    Portland   Maine    USA  
Almanac Beer Company    San Francisco   California    USA  
Alpine Beer Company (CA)    Alpine   California    USA  
Amager Bryghus    Kastrup   -    Denmark   
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company    Gilbert   Arizona    USA  
Avery Brewing Company    Boulder   Colorado    USA  
Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)    San Diego   California    USA  
Beavertown    Tottenham   Greater London    England   
Bell’s Brewery    Galesburg   Michigan    USA  
Bellwoods Brewery    Toronto   Ontario    Canada   
Boulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)    Kansas City   Missouri    USA  
Brasserie Auval Brewing Co.    Val d’Espoir   Quebec    Canada   
Brasserie Dunham    Dunham   Quebec    Canada   
Brew By Numbers    Bermondsey   Greater London    England   
BrewDog    Ellon, Aberdeenshire   -    Scotland   
Brewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)    Cooperstown   New York    USA  
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen    Beersel   -    Belgium   
Brouwerij de Molen    Bodegraven   -    Netherlands   
Brouwerij Emelisse    Kamperland   -    Netherlands   
Browar Artezan    Błonie   -    Poland   
Bullfrog Brewery    Williamsport   Pennsylvania    USA  
Buxton    Buxton   Derbyshire    England   
Cantillon    Brussels   -    Belgium   
Casey Brewing and Blending    Glenwood Springs   Colorado    USA  
Cellarmaker Brewing Company    San Francisco   California    USA  
Cigar City Brewing    Tampa   Florida    USA  
Cloudwater Brew Co    Manchester   Greater Manchester    England   
Crooked Stave    Denver   Colorado    USA  
Cycle Brewing    Saint Petersburg   Florida    USA  
De Garde Brewing    Tillamook   Oregon    USA  
De Struise Brouwers    Oostvleteren   -    Belgium   
Deschutes Brewery    Bend   Oregon    USA  
Dieu du Ciel    Montreal   Quebec    Canada   
Dogfish Head Brewery    Milton   Delaware    USA  
Drakes Brewing Company    San Leandro   California    USA  
Dugges Bryggeri    Landvetter   -    Sweden   
Evil Twin Brewing    Brooklyn   New York    USA  
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)    Paso Robles   California    USA  
Founders Brewing Company    Grand Rapids   Michigan    USA  
Funky Buddha Brewery    Oakland Park   Florida    USA  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs) AB-Inbev    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Green Flash Brewing Company    San Diego   California    USA  
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company    Portland   Oregon    USA  
Half Acre Beer Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Hill Farmstead Brewery    Greensboro   Vermont    USA  
Hoppin’ Frog Brewery    Akron   Ohio    USA  
Jack’s Abby Brewing    Framingham   Massachusetts    USA  
Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery    Athens   Ohio    USA  
Jester King Brewery    Austin   Texas    USA  
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales    Dexter   Michigan    USA  
Kuhnhenn Brewing    Warren   Michigan    USA  
Lagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)    Petaluma   California    USA  
Magic Rock Brewing    Huddersfield   West Yorkshire    England   
Midnight Sun Brewing Company    Anchorage   Alaska    USA  
Mikkeller    Copenhagen   -    Denmark   
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery    Minneapolis   Minnesota    USA  
Modern Times Beer    San Diego   California    USA  
New Belgium Brewing Company    Fort Collins   Colorado    USA  
New Glarus Brewing Company    New Glarus   Wisconsin    USA  
Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)    Grimstad   -    Norway   
Omnipollo    Stockholm    -    Sweden   
Other Half Brewing    Brooklyn   New York    USA  
Perennial Artisan Ales    St. Louis   Missouri    USA  
Pipeworks Brewing Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Pizza Port (Carlsbad)    Carlsbad   California    USA  
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey    San Marcos   California    USA  
Pracownia Piwa    Modlniczka   -    Poland   
Prairie Artisan Ales    Tulsa   Oklahoma    USA  
Revolution Brewing Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Rogue Ales    Newport   Oregon    USA  
Russian River Brewing    Santa Rosa   California    USA  
Saint Louis Brewery    St. Louis   Missouri    USA  
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales    Capitola   California    USA  
Schramm’s Mead    Ferndale   Michigan    USA  
Short’s Brewing Company    Bellaire   Michigan    USA  
Side Project Brewing    Maplewood   Missouri    USA  
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company    Chico   California    USA  
Siren    Finchampstead   Berkshire    England   
Smuttynose Brewing Company    Hampton   New Hampshire    USA  
Southern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)    Lakewood   New York    USA  
Stillwater Artisanal    Baltimore   Maryland    USA  
Stone Brewing    Escondido   California    USA  
Superstition Meadery    Prescott   Arizona    USA  
Surly Brewing Company    Minneapolis   Minnesota    USA  
The Bruery    Placentia   California    USA  
The Kernel    Bermondsey   Greater London    England   
Thornbridge    Ashford in the Water   Derbyshire    England   
Three Floyds Brewing Company    Munster   Indiana    USA  
Tired Hands Brewing Company    Ardmore   Pennsylvania    USA  
To Øl    Copenhagen N   -    Denmark   
Toppling Goliath    Decorah   Iowa    USA  
Tree House Brewing Company    Monson   Massachusetts    USA  
Trillium Brewing Company    Boston   Massachusetts    USA  
Tröegs Brewing Company    Hershey   Pennsylvania    USA  
Upright Brewing    Portland   Oregon    USA  
Victory Brewing Company (ABV)    Downingtown   Pennsylvania    USA  
Westbrook Brewing    Mt. Pleasant   South Carolina    USA  
Wicked Weed Brewing    Asheville   North Carolina    USA