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SANTA ROSA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Freshly poured glasses of Russian River Brewing Company Pliny the Younger triple IPA beer sit on a counter at Russian River Brewing Company on February 7, 2014 in Santa Rosa, California. Hundreds of people lined up hours before the opening of Russian River Brewing Co. to taste the 10th annual release of the wildly popular Pliny the Younger triple IPA beer that will only be available on tap from February 7th through February 20th. Craft beer aficionados rank Pliny the Younger as one of the top beers in the world. The craft beer sector of the beverage industry has grown from being a niche market into a fast growing 12 billion dollar business, as global breweries continue to purchase smaller regional craft breweries such this week's purchase of New York's Blue Point Brewing by AB Inbev.

What’s the best beer in the world?  More than 10,000 people voted online… Check out the Results!

The ten most popular beers in the U.S. did NOT do well.  The only two that made the top 100 were Budweiser at 69 and Coors Light at 71.  Here are the top ten.


1.  Guinness.

2.  Stella Artois.

3.  Chimay White, from Belgium.

4.  Newcastle Brown Ale.

5.  Blue Moon.

6.  Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

7.  Heineken.

8.  Hoegaarden.

9.  Chimay Blue.

10.  St. Bernardus Abt 12.  It’s a dark beer from Belgium that’s 10% alcohol.


Fat Tire came in 12th . . . Sam Adams, 15th . . . Corona, 19th . . . Pilsner Urquell, 25th . . . Red Stripe, 43rd . . . Amstel Light, 56th . . . and Pabst Blue Ribbon, 93rd.