Beer is the third most popular drinks overall is the most widely consumed and probably the oldest alcoholic beverages. It’s history date back to the early Neolithic or 9500 BC,recorded written history in ancient Iraq beer were used to pay their workers and and in ancient Egypt workers were given a four to five liters of beer for their daily rations which serves as both nutrition and refreshment.
Today,the brewing industry is a global business were hundreds of billion of litres were sold annually worldwide. Various social traditions and activities are associated with beer drinking,researchers developed many kinds of beer with different ingredients and produced them to be sold to consumers. Chinese brewing companies are gaining more and more popularity in the beer industry some of their flagship brands in the top of the global market,while other western beer brands are also hanging in their rope to stay in the top best beer in the world.
This are the list of Top Beer
#10 Coors Light
This brand first introduced in 1978 by Coors Brewing Company,it has a 4.2% ABV (alcohol by volume) that made this beer popular to baby boomer and health conscious customers. Coors Light feature a “Cold Certified” the label turns the mountain from white to blue when beer temperature dropped to 39 degrees fahrenheit. In 2008,the world sixth-largest brewer expand outside of their major market (US,UK and Canada), established Molson Coors International (MCI) to concentrate in the Asia,Europe,Caribbean and Latin America markets. Other products in their list are Molson Canadian,Carling and Blue Moon.
Brahma a Brazilian made pale lager beer was produced by the world’s fifith-largest brewer the Anheuser-Busch InBev. First introduced in 1888 by Companhia Cervejaria Brahma in Brazil. It comes in two main variations;Brahma (4.3% ABV) and Brahma Chopp (5.0% ABV).
Harbin beer first introduced in 1900 are produced by China’s oldest brewer and the fourth largest brewer in China is a 4.8% ABV pale lager. It’s main ingredients are Europeans Chinese “Qindao Dahua” hops,two row malts,and German yeast. Today Harbin is now owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev after a bitter takeover battle with SABMiller who acquired a 29.6% equity stake in 2003.
Heineken was first introduced in 1873 in Netherlands by the giant brewing company Heineken International,is a pale lager beer with 5.0% alcohol by volume and Heineken is famous for its signature green bottle and red star logo. In 2011,this award winning beer produced 2.74 litres worldwide that are sold in 170 countries and in 2015 Heineken won Creative Marketer of the Year Award,become the second company to win the prestigious award twice.
Yanjing Beer was produced by the third biggest brewery in China and eight biggest brewery in the world and China’s state owned Beijing Yanjing Brewery. In 2016,January to September report sales,the company produced 398.3 litres,it is now the sixth biggest selling beer in the world. In 1995,Yanjing beer was the official beer served at the state banquets in the Great Wall of the People in China.
In 1964,four companies, Allied Breweries (UK), Labatt (Canada), Pripps-Bryggerierna (Sweden) and Unibra (Belgium) to create a global beer brand,they formed Skol International. Skol alcohol contain was reduced to 2.8% ABV making it one of the weakest beer. It is now owned and distributed worldwide by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Skol was awarded several times,twice at Monde Selection won Gold Medal in World Quality Selection and in 2005 Australian International Beer Awards,Gold Medal for packaging and Silver Medal in taste category.
The Great American lager,Budweiser is one of the highest selling beer in the United States and has grown his name in more than 80 countries. Bud (popularity known as) produced by Anheuser-Busch InBev and introduced in 1876 (US) by Carl Conrad & Co. of St. Louis,Missouri. Budweiser is one of the most popular and one of the best beer brand in the world,with an alcohol contain 5% ABV (alcohol by volume). Budweiser has a old dispute with Budweiser Budvar Brewery of Ceske Budejovice in Czech Republic,over a trademark rights name “Budweiser”.
#3 Bud Light
Bud Light first introduced in 1981 by the largest brewing company in the United States,Anheuser-Busch InBev as a flagship light beer with 4.2% ABV with less sugar and low calorie. Bud Light gain popularity in its brand name.
Tsingtao Brewery CO. Ltd., China’s second largest brewing company now claimed 15% of the total domestic market shares. Company’s flagship brand Tsingtao beer a well-hopped standard pilsner of 4.7% ABV is now sold in 62 countries around the globe and accounts for more than 50% of China’s beer export with other Tsingtao brand. In 1972,Tsingtao beer was first introduced in the United States and soon become top-selling Chinese beer in the US market despite increasing competition of other Chinese well-known beers.
Surprisingly a Chinese beer brand,Snow lager beer with 4% ABV is now the current world’s number 1 biggest selling beer measured by volumes despite mostly sold in China, A joint venture with SABMiller and China Resources Enterprises. The company is brewing over 100 million hectolitres of Snow a year is the largest brewing company in China with over 90 Breweries across the country.