Discover in this article the 10 most famous beers in the world.
From Oktoberfest to Global Beer Culture: A Toast to the World’s Best Beers.
Europamundo travelers who are currently in Germany are in luck! These days and until the beginning of October, the Oktoberfest is being celebrated in Germany.
Oktoberfest is a reminder of how diverse and vast the beer world is. And if you are one of those travelers who love to discover new cultures through their flavors, you are in the right place. When traveling, many enjoy a good beer while contemplating the wonders that each city has to offer. And what better way to do that than with a local beer in hand?
Without further ado, let’s embark on a global beer journey and discover the 10 most famous beers in the world:
- Pilsner Urquell (Czech Republic): Born in the city of Plzeň, this is the first and original pilsner beer. Its fresh and light taste has made it popular all over the world, being a reference of quality and tradition.
- Heineken (Netherlands): Who doesn’t recognize that iconic green bottle? Heineken is synonymous with international beer, being one of the most globalized brands.
- Guinness (Ireland): Hailing from Dublin, this dark, creamy stout is a classic. Its unique and distinctive flavor is best enjoyed in a traditional Irish pub.
- Budweiser (United States): Often called “The King of Beers,” Budweiser has dominated the US market with its smooth, easy-drinking taste.
- Sapporo (Japan): Representing Asia, Sapporo offers a crisp taste that has won fans not only in Japan, but around the world.
- Stella Artois (Belgium): With roots dating back to 1366, this lager has maintained exceptional quality over the centuries, making it a global favorite.
- Corona (Mexico): Perfect for a sunny afternoon at the beach, Corona is known worldwide, usually served with a slice of lemon or lime.
- Oettinger (Germany): This beer is usually known for having a light golden color and a smooth and refreshing taste, being popular in Germany due to its quality and affordable price.
- Carlsberg (Denmark): “Probably the best beer in the world”, says its slogan. Carlsberg is a Danish emblem that has won the hearts of many beer lovers.
- Chimay (Belgium): A Trappist beer brewed by monks, Chimay is rich in flavor and tradition, offering a unique brewing experience.
It’s fascinating how each beer tells a story , reflecting the culture and traditions of its place of origin. If you’re a beer fan, you’ll love discovering the differences between each one, whether blonde, dark, fruity or even warm.
For those who want to visualize beer diversity on a map , our friends at Vinepair have created a detailed map of the top beers in each country . You can check it out and download it HERE .
Add that, while it is true that it is an event worth visiting at least once in a lifetime, we want to emphasize that this beautiful country deserves to be toured throughout the year (Europamundo has endless tours that you can see by CLICKING HERE !) , as in its four seasons it has different things to offer that will be hard to forget.
The world of beer is as diverse as the cultures that created it. When traveling, we urge all beer lovers to seek out and try local beers. Not only will it be a treat for your palate, but also a window into the rich culture of the host nation.
Cheers and happy Oktoberfest! And remember, if you enjoyed this article or if you have tried any of these beers on your travels with Europamundo, leave us a comment and share your experience! 🍻