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Best Brewers in the World

For the year 2018

JAN 29, 2019 - The top 100 brewers in the world according to a summary score based on available reviews. The summarization is based on five 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 rank ordered. The members of this list reflect the top performing brewers of over 36,000 listed at RateBeer.

brewer  city  state  country 
1 Hill Farmstead Brewery    Greensboro   Vermont    USA  
2 Russian River Brewing    Santa Rosa   California    USA  
3 Trillium Brewing Company    Boston   Massachusetts    USA  
4 Cigar City Brewing    Tampa   Florida    USA  
5 Tree House Brewing Company    Charlton   Massachusetts    USA  
6 AleSmith Brewing Company    San Diego   California    USA  
7 Three Floyds Brewing Company    Munster   Indiana    USA  
8 New Glarus Brewing Company    New Glarus   Wisconsin    USA  
9 Side Project Brewing    Maplewood   Missouri    USA  
10 Sante Adairius Rustic Ales    Capitola   California    USA  
11 Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey    San Marcos   California    USA  
12 Founders Brewing Company    Grand Rapids   Michigan    USA  
13 Tired Hands Brewing Company    Ardmore   Pennsylvania    USA  
14 Cloudwater Brew Co    Manchester   Greater Manchester    England   
15 Toppling Goliath Brewing Company    Decorah   Iowa    USA  
16 Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)    Paso Robles   California    USA  
17 Mikkeller    Copenhagen   -    Denmark   
18 The Kernel Brewery    Bermondsey   Greater London    England   
19 Surly Brewing Company    Minneapolis   Minnesota    USA  
20 De Garde Brewing    Tillamook   Oregon    USA  
21 Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!    Montréal   Quebec    Canada   
22 Stone Brewing    Escondido   California    USA  
23 Modern Times Beer    San Diego   California    USA  
24 Cycle Brewing    Saint Petersburg   Florida    USA  
25 Sierra Nevada Brewing Company    Chico   California    USA  
26 Maine Beer Company    Freeport   Maine    USA  
27 Other Half Brewing    Brooklyn   New York    USA  
28 De Struise Brouwers    Oostvleteren   -    Belgium   
29 The Bruery    Placentia   California    USA  
30 Brouwerij De Molen    Bodegraven   -    Netherlands   
31 Bell's Brewery    Comstock   Michigan    USA  
32 Allagash Brewing Company    Portland   Maine    USA  
33 Schramm's Mead    Ferndale   Michigan    USA  
34 Brasserie Dunham    Dunham   Quebec    Canada   
35 Superstition Meadery    Prescott   Arizona    USA  
36 Funky Buddha Brewery (Constellation Brands)    Oakland Park   Florida    USA  
37 Buxton    Buxton   Derbyshire    England   
38 Fuller's    Chiswick   Greater London    England   
39 Siren    Finchampstead   Berkshire    England   
40 Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen    Lot, Beersel   -    Belgium   
41 To Øl    Copenhagen N   -    Denmark   
42 Deschutes Brewery    Bend   Oregon    USA  
43 Jack's Abby Brewing    Framingham   Massachusetts    USA  
44 Magic Rock Brewing    Huddersfield   West Yorkshire    England   
45 Alpine Beer Company (CA)    Alpine   California    USA  
46 Brewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)    Cooperstown   New York    USA  
47 Bellwoods Brewery    Toronto   Ontario    Canada   
48 Midnight Sun Brewing Company    Anchorage   Alaska    USA  
49 Cellarmaker Brewing Company    San Francisco   California    USA  
50 Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus    Westvleteren   -    Belgium   
51 Hair of the Dog Brewing Company    Portland   Oregon    USA  
52 Cantillon    Brussels   -    Belgium   
53 Kuhnhenn Brewing    Warren   Michigan    USA  
54 Victory Brewing Company (ABV)    Downingtown   Pennsylvania    USA  
55 Hoppin' Frog Brewery    Akron   Ohio    USA  
56 Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
57 Põhjala    Tallinn   -    Estonia   
58 Westbrook Brewing    Mount Pleasant   South Carolina    USA  
59 Stillwater Artisanal    Baltimore   Maryland    USA  
60 Casey Brewing and Blending    Glenwood Springs   Colorado    USA  
61 Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation Brands)    San Diego   California    USA  
62 Brasserie de la Senne    Brussels   -    Belgium   
63 Evil Twin Brewing    Brooklyn   New York    USA  
64 Pipeworks Brewing Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
65 Mikkeller San Diego    San Diego   California    USA  
66 Omnipollo    Stockholm    -    Sweden   
67 Perennial Artisan Ales    St. Louis   Missouri    USA  
68 Bottle Logic Brewing    Anaheim   California    USA  
69 Boulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)    Kansas City   Missouri    USA  
70 Avery Brewing Company    Boulder   Colorado    USA  
71 De Dolle Brouwers    Diksmuide   -    Belgium   
72 Angry Chair Brewing    Tampa   Florida    USA  
73 Anchorage Brewing Company    Anchorage   Alaska    USA  
74 Amager Bryghus    Kastrup   -    Denmark   
75 Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project    Denver   Colorado    USA  
76 Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales    Dexter   Michigan    USA  
77 Almanac Beer Company    San Francisco   California    USA  
78 Half Acre Beer Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
79 Heater Allen Brewing Co.    McMinnville   Oregon    USA  
80 Lawson's Finest Liquids    Warren   Vermont    USA  
81 3 Sons Brewing Company    Dania Beach   Florida    USA  
82 Prairie Artisan Ales    Tulsa   Oklahoma    USA  
83 Browar Widawa    Chrząstawa Mała   -    Poland   
84 Suarez Family Brewery    Livingston    New York    USA  
85 Smuttynose Brewing Company    Hampton   New Hampshire    USA  
86 Dogfish Head Brewery    Milton   Delaware    USA  
87 Rogue Ales    Newport   Oregon    USA  
88 BrewDog    Ellon, Aberdeenshire   -    Scotland   
89 J. Wakefield Brewing    Miami   Florida    USA  
90 Tempest    Tweedbank, Scottish Borders   -    Scotland   
91 Brauerei Aying    Aying   Bavaria    Germany   
92 Drakes Brewing Company    San Leandro   California    USA  
93 Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)    Grimstad   -    Norway   
94 Bullfrog Brewery    Williamsport   Pennsylvania    USA  
95 Jester King Brewery    Austin   Texas    USA  
96 Lervig Aktiebryggeri    Stavanger   -    Norway   
97 Monkish Brewing Company    Torrance   California    USA  
98 Wicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)    Asheville   North Carolina    USA  
99 Jackie O's Pub & Brewery    Athens   Ohio    USA  
100 Lagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)    Petaluma   California    USA