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The World’s Top 10 Beer Producing Countries

These are the world’s top 10 countries that produce and distribute beer. While we would probably have an idea of which country is top of the list, the #1 beer producing country might surprise you.

The World’s Top 10 Beer Producing Countries

Data is pulled from and published on the World’s Richest Countries from 2016.

Which country produces the most beer in the world?

 

Beer is the world’s most popular beverage and it has been for centuries. There is nothing like cracking a cold one after a long day or sipping a beer at a barbecue. Beer comes in so many different styles, flavours and forms, it’s absolutely no wonder that beer is such a popular and favourited drink around the world.

But do you ever wonder where most of the world’s beer is produced? Craft beer has taken over North America, but we can’t overlook the fact that other countries around the globe are still massive hubs for brewing and exporting beer as well. This list documents the world’s top 10 beer exports and their percentage of the market share.

 

 

The Top 10 Beer Exporting Countries In The World

 

10) Czech Republic

  • $267.8 million USD
  • 2% of the market share

 

9) Denmark

  • $287.4 million USD
  • 2.2% of the market share

 

8) Ireland

  • $307.3 million USD
  • 2.3% of the market share

 

7) France

  • $391.3 million USD
  • 3% of the market share

 

6) United States

  • $614.4 million USD
  • 4.7% of the market share

 

5) United Kingdom

  • $815.5 million USD
  • 6.2% of the market share

 

4) Germany

  • $1.3 billion USD
  • 9.9% of the market share

 

3) Belgium

  • $1.4 billion USD
  • 11% of the market share

 

2) Netherlands

  • $1.9 billion USD
  • 14.4% of the market share

 


And the world’s top beer export is…


 

1) Mexico

  • $2.8 billion USD
  • 21.3% of the market share

 

Were you surprised by the #1 beer producing / exporting country in the world? Considering Corona, Modelo and Pacifico are some of the world’s most popular beers, maybe we aren’t that surprised after all.

 

Now that you know the top 10 beer exporting / PRODUCING countries in the world, check out these articles on beer that you might like:

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