Best Beers to Try


Do you know what sets beers apart? Do you know how to choose a top quality beer? If not, this article offers a complete list of the top ten best beers to try. Whether you are entering the exciting world of beer drinking or have enjoyed it for years, you have come to the right place. Each beer was chosen based on quality, type and availability of each individual beer.

Sierra Nevada pale Ale

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

Are you looking for a classic English inspired brew? Try Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. This amber colored ale features a spicy flavor thanks to the Cascade hops. This ale pairs perfectly with seafood and cheddar cheese.

Fuller’s ESB – Bitter

This beer offers a rich, earthy medium bodied bitter beer. It has a low alcohol content making it the perfect beer to be drunk with a fish and chips. For those who want to enjoy cheese with their malt, try either Asiago or Gouda.

Samuel Smith’s Taddy Porter

This dark brown beverage is perfect for those looking for a beverage with complex flavors. This type of beverage is best served with smoky or barbecue dishes, such as barbecue ribs, chili and hearty stews.Pilsner Urquell Beer

Pilsner Urquell

This unique brew offers toasty medium bodied beer. The golden brew can be enjoyed with mild white cheddar and lighter food items, such as lobster, chicken and salads.

Guinness Dry Stout

Dry stout is one of the best known beers throughout the world. It features a chocolaty medium body flavor that goes great with raw oysters, cheesecake and blue cheese. In addition to Guinness Dry Stout, try Murphy or Beamish Stout.

German Pils

German Pils offers a light bodied, crisp floral flavor that is perfect when served in a flute, beer mug or pilsner glass. Aged Gouda and mild Cheddar pairs perfectly, as well as light food choices such as crab, salmon and salads. This beer is similar to Coors or Budweiser in flavor, yet offers a better flavor.

Paulaner Hefe-Weizen

This beer is made using wheat and each bottle contains wheat making the ale taste fruity. It is best served in a tall, slender container which allows the carbonation to rise to the top of the glass giving it a fresh flavor. This ale is perfectly paired with seafood and sweet desserts.

Thunderhead IPA- India Pale AleThunderHead IPA Beer

This spicy medium bodied ale offers a slightly piney flavor that is perfect with rich foods such as sharp Cheddar and Blue Cheese. For mealtime, try pairing this ale with spicy dishes, such as blackened chicken or fish.

Hoegaarden- Belgium White

Hoegaarden offers a fruity flavor reminiscent of orange peels and coriander. This Belgian wheat and barley beer is very pale and is perfect to serve with light cheeses, such as mozzarella and feta. Light dinners, including mussels, sushi and pork pair perfectly with this beer.

Chimay Trappist Ale

Trappist ales offer a mild sweetness similar to candied orange. This delightful ale pairs perfectly with grilled food, spicy seafood dishes and pungent cheeses. Chimay offers several varieties of Trappist ale crafted by monks.

There are many different types of beers and ales available for the discriminating beer drinking. Instead of reaching for the normal brewski, why not go out of your comfort zone and try one of the amazing ales detailed above. Each unique brew offers excitement and flavor unparalleled. Whether you want a light bodied ale or a full bodied beer, the list above is sure to please. The list also includes food items that pair perfectly to help you enjoy your beer to the fullest.