The fizzy, yellow, bland tasting beverage called as BEER is said to be our “best friend”. Really! Like many exciting food items, even beer is found in a wide number of varieties. This alcoholic beverage made by brewing fermented malted barley and other cereals with hops has always remained everyone’s beloved. It has become a common alternative for wine or any soft drink. Various brands of beer have distinct percentage of alcohol. Given below are some of the best beer brands available in the world market. Let’s explore some.
Top Ten Best Beer Brands in the World
One of the highest selling beers in United States and in the world market, Budweiser was introduced by Adolphus Busch in 1876. It is supplied by the Belgian-Brazilian beer conglomerate Anheuser–Busch InBev. Barley malt, rice, water, hops and yeast are used to brew Budweiser. The lesser percentage of bitterness and light body makes the drinkers consume it like refreshments.
One of the great beers in the world is the Dutch beer Heineken, brewed by Heineken International since 1873. Its content of alcohol varies from place to place. For e.g. in Ireland, it is produced with 4% alcohol. Purified water, malted barley, hops, and yeast are used to prepare it. Heineken beer is widely popular for its green bottle and stylish layout.
3. Corona Extra
Corona, also known as the Coronita in Spain, is manufactured by Cerveceria Modelo in Mexico. It has high demands in all the major markets of the world, specifically in United States and United Kingdom. It came into existence in 1925 while celebrating tenth anniversary of Cervecería Modelo. With a very mild flavour, it has the colour of yellow straw and is packed in bottles of various sizes.
Brahma is said to be the fifth biggest beer manufacturing company in the world. Different varieties of this brand includes Brahma pale lager, Brahma Light, Brahma Ice, Brahma 0.0%, Brahma Bier, Brahva (4.8%) and Brahma Malzbier (5%). Brahma Bier was officially announced and launched during he 2006 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Guinness, a famous Irish dry stout, took birth in the brewery of Arthur Guinness during 1725 to 1803 at St. James’s Gate, Dublin. Produced in around 60 countries, Guinness is one among the best selling beer brands of the world. It has a particular scorched flavor due to the use of roasted unmalted barley. Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, the Bahamas, Indonesia etc are its crazy fans. It was reported that in the year 2010 United States alone consumed 950,000 hecto-litre of Guinness.
6. Labatt’s Blue
Labatt’s Blue, a Canadian beer Brand, was introduced to the market by John Kinder Labatt in 1847 in London, Ontario. This brand is also famous as Labatt’s Blue. It contains 4.9% alcohol and is sold throughout United States.
7. Coors Light
A young German Immigrant to America, Adolph Coors, holds credit for starting the Coors Brewing Company. Later on seeing the growing demand for the liquor, his son introduced the Coors Light brand in 1978. Rice is one of its main ingredients besides barley and hops and has a watery taste.
8. Miller Lite
Miller Lite was the idea of Joseph L in 1967 and is the first among the light beers. Carbon dioxide, papain enzyme, liquid sugar, potassium metabisulfite and Emka malt are some of the extra components used. In the current time it has 21% market share.
Produced by Asahi Breweries, Ltd, Asahi has become a favourite amongst Japanese population and known as one of the top 10 best beer brands in the world. Some of the varieties include Asahi Gold Beer, Asahi Super Dry, Asahi Black, Asahi Z, Asahi Gold, Asahi Draft, Asahi Prime Time and Asahi Stout. The taste is marvellous when combined with delicacies.
10. Kirin Ichiban
Kirin Ichiban is known to be a premium lager beer manufactured with selected ingredients undergoing intense brewing process. It is a finest beer and is manufactured under Kirin Company, Limited. Go for its refined taste and flavour when tossed with some lop-smacking snacks.