Best Beer with Pizza

The great thing about pizza is that there is so many different varieties to choose from. We all have our favorites, too. Beer is the same. Except, with so many varieties of each, it can be hard to choose which beer pairs best with what pizza. No matter what you ultimately choose, a cold beer to pair with your pizza a recipe for a successful party or night in watching movies. 

Types of Beer to Pair with Pizza: 

Below are some of the best beer with pizza. 

  1. Brown Ale
  2. Golden Ale
  3. Lager
  4. Smoked Beer
  5. Wheat Beer

In general, if you aren’t sure what to go with, these beers will never fail you. Yes, these pick are quite broad and may not be the best, but if you are at the store and don’t know what to do, none of these will steer your wrong. If you are hosting a spring party, then check out our list of spring beers we recommend for the season.

However, in your want to get more granular, check out the following pairing suggestions.


If you are eating a supreme or a cheesy pizza, then your best choice would be a pale ale. The reason behind this pairing is because the coarse and tangy flavor of the ale mixes well with the cheese for a perfect blend of flavors.

If you are going with a margherita pizza, pair it with a classic lager. Lagers has a very specific and clear flavor that will complement well with the sweet and slightly spicy flavored elements of the margarita pizza. 

There are also a lot of options for meat lovers. A classic English ale, or English brown ale, will work best. The mouthwatering aspect of the spices mixed with the smoked element of the meat when combined with the English ale is bound to give you a satisfying meal.