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Best Brewers in the World

For the year 2017

JAN 30, 2018 - 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 24,000 listed at RateBeer.

The Top 10

Hill Farmstead Brewery
Cloudwater Brew Co
Trillium Brewing Company
AleSmith Brewing Company
Cycle Brewing
Other Half Brewing
Cigar City Brewing
Evil Twin Brewing

Complete list

brewer  city  state  country 
7 Seven Island Brewery    Corfu    -    Greece   
Abnormal Beer Company    San Diego   California    USA  
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   
Angry Chair Brewing    Tampa   Florida    USA  
Avery Brewing Company    Boulder   Colorado    USA  
Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)    San Diego   California    USA  
Beavertown Brewery    Tottenham Hale   Greater London    England   
Bell's Brewery    Galesburg   Michigan    USA  
Bellwoods Brewery    Toronto   Ontario    Canada   
Bokkereyder    Hasselt   -    Belgium   
Bottle Logic Brewing    Anaheim   California    USA  
Boulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)    Kansas City   Missouri    USA  
Brasserie Auval Brewing Co.    Val d’Espoir   Quebec    Canada   
Brasserie de la Senne    Brussels   -    Belgium   
Brasserie Dunham    Dunham   Quebec    Canada   
BrewDog    Ellon, Aberdeenshire   -    Scotland   
Brewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)    Cooperstown   New York    USA  
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen    Lot, Beersel   -    Belgium   
Brouwerij de Molen    Bodegraven   -    Netherlands   
Brouwerij Kees    Middelburg    -    Netherlands   
Browar Artezan    Błonie   -    Poland   
Browar Widawa    Chrząstawa Mała   -    Poland   
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 Artisan Beer Project    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  
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  
Fremont Brewing Company    Seattle   Washington    USA  
Fuller's    Chiswick   Greater London    England   
Funky Buddha Brewery (Constellation)    Oakland Park   Florida    USA  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)    Chicago   Illinois    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  
J. Wakefield Brewing    Miami   Florida    USA  
Jack's Abby Brewing    Framingham   Massachusetts    USA  
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery    Athens   Ohio    USA  
Kuhnhenn Brewing    Warren   Michigan    USA  
Lagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)    Petaluma   California    USA  
Lervig Aktiebryggeri    Stavanger   -    Norway   
Magic Rock Brewing    Huddersfield   West Yorkshire    England   
Maine Beer Company    Freeport   Maine    USA  
Midnight Sun Brewing Company    Anchorage   Alaska    USA  
Mikkeller    Copenhagen   -    Denmark   
Mikkeller San Diego    San Diego   California    USA  
Modern Times Beer    San Diego   California    USA  
New Glarus Brewing Company    New Glarus   Wisconsin    USA  
Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)    Grimstad   -    Norway   
Northern Monk Brew Co.    Leeds   West Yorkshire    England   
Omnipollo    Stockholm    -    Sweden   
Other Half Brewing    Brooklyn   New York    USA  
Perennial Artisan Ales    St. Louis   Missouri    USA  
Pipeworks Brewing Company    Chicago   Illinois    USA  
Pips Meadery    Beach Park   Illinois    USA  
Põhjala    Tallinn   -    Estonia   
Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey    San Marcos   California    USA  
Prairie Artisan Ales    Tulsa   Oklahoma    USA  
Russian River Brewing    Santa Rosa   California    USA  
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales    Capitola   California    USA  
Schramm's Mead    Ferndale   Michigan    USA  
Side Project Brewing    Maplewood   Missouri    USA  
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company    Chico   California    USA  
Siren    Finchampstead   Berkshire    England   
Stigbergets Bryggeri    Göteborg   -    Sweden   
Stillwater Artisanal    Baltimore   Maryland    USA  
Stone Brewing    Escondido   California    USA  
Superstition Meadery    Prescott   Arizona    USA  
Surly Brewing Company    Minneapolis   Minnesota    USA  
Tempest Brewing Co    Tweedbank, Scottish Borders   -    Scotland   
The Bruery    Placentia   California    USA  
The Kernel Brewery    Bermondsey   Greater London    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    Charlton   Massachusetts    USA  
Trillium Brewing Company    Boston   Massachusetts    USA  
Uiltje Brewing Co.    Haarlem   -    Netherlands   
Victory Brewing Company (ABV)    Downingtown   Pennsylvania    USA  
Voodoo Brewing Co.    Meadville   Pennsylvania    USA  
Warpigs Brewpub    Copenhagen   -    Denmark   
Westbrook Brewing    Mount Pleasant   South Carolina    USA  
Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus    Westvleteren   -    Belgium