The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Maryland, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Maryland, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4854100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2657100
3Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co (Duvel Moortgat)101399.9
4North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company37299.9
5Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.304399.9
6Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)90499.9
7Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller163299.9
8North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout North Coast Brewing Company107199.9
9La Face Cachée de la Pomme Neige PremiereLa Face Cachée de la Pomme35599.9
10North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company399199.9
11Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery228899.9
12Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller224799.9
13Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing55399.9
14Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)59899.9
15Struise Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers151499.9
16St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij410799.9
17Struise Cuvée DelphineDe Struise Brouwers76999.9
18Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales83199.9
19Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort346699.8
20Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.160099.8
21Rodenbach Caractère RougeBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)60199.8
22Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery218799.8
23Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery345299.8
24Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery447399.8
25FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java CoffeeFiftyFifty Brewing Company15899.8


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Stillwater Gose Gone WildStillwater Artisanal8999.7
2Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter Flying Dog Brewery244999.2
3Flying Dog Wild Dog Barrel-Aged Gonzo Flying Dog Brewery80499.2
4Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Blackbeard’s BreakfastHeavy Seas Brewing Company6099.1
5DuClaw Oak Aged Black Jack StoutDuClaw Brewing Company12298.9
6Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Cellar DoorStillwater Artisanal8798.9
7Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Stateside SaisonStillwater Artisanal9998.9
8Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Siren Noire (2013 -)Heavy Seas Brewing Company18398.6
9Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Folklore, the tale of Van WinkleStillwater Artisanal4198.5
10Stillwater Import Series Vol. 5 ’Debauched’ - Brunello BarrelStillwater Artisanal7498.4
11Flying Dog KujoFlying Dog Brewery59098.2
12DuClaw RetributionDuClaw Brewing Company15498.1
13DuClaw RepentDuClaw Brewing Company7898.1
14Stillwater / Mikkeller RauchstarStillwater Artisanal7998.1
15Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Citra Single HopFlying Dog Brewery19798
16Stillwater Even Less Jesus (Remix)Stillwater Artisanal7698
17Flying Dog Double Dog Double Pale AleFlying Dog Brewery174097.9
18DuClaw Devils MilkDuClaw Brewing Company32897.9
19Stillwater Beer Table - Table BeerStillwater Artisanal19797.9
20Union Craft Double DuckpinUnion Craft Brewing Company5197.9
21Flying Dog Barrel-Aged Horn DogFlying Dog Brewery6697.7
22DuClaw Black Jack StoutDuClaw Brewing Company18697.6
23DuClaw Divine Retribution No. 3 DuClaw Brewing Company2597.6
24Stillwater Contemporary Works - SurroundStillwater Artisanal15597.6
25Flying Dog Raging BitchFlying Dog Brewery177997.4


A list of the RateBeerians from this area with the most beer ratings. These are great people to contact to better get to know beer in this area.

Chevy Chase
Federal Hill, Baltimore


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Port City Thanksgiving Tasting!
Rockville 11/25/2015
Sip. Shop. Celebrate. Festival
Charlestown 12/5/2015

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
State Line Liquors
Elkton (410) 410 398-3838 or 800-446-9463
Old Town Pour House - Gaithersburg
Gaithersburg () 301-963-6281
Max’s Taphouse
Baltimore (410) 410 675-MAXS
Of Love & Regret - Pub and Provisions
Baltimore () 410 327-0760
Millstone Cellars
Monkton () 443 470-9818