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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Massachusetts, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Massachusetts, 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 Rochefort4334100
2Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3070100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2372100
4Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1786100
5St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij371799.9
6Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company284999.9
7Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)241899.9
8Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel185099.9
9Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company287899.9
10Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist107499.9
11Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout Great Divide Brewing Company216699.9
12Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.89999.9
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)76299.9
14Struise Pannepot ReservaDe Struise Brouwers86499.9
15North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company31399.9
16Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company34599.9
17North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company367999.9
18Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery211499.9
19Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company163899.9
20AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company186399.9
21Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company229499.9
22Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller199599.9
23Hoppin Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery137399.9
24Port Brewing Older ViscosityPort Brewing/Lost Abbey97699.9
25Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery204199.9


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.
1Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company87999.8
2Tree House JuliusTree House Brewing Company5699.6
3Trillium Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company4799.4
4Clown Shoes Very Angry BeastClown Shoes Beer6899.4
5Jack’s Abby Mass RisingJack’s Abby Brewing13199.3
6Clown Shoes Undead Party CrasherClown Shoes Beer47499
7Tree House Double ShotTree House Brewing Company1899
8Clown Shoes Blaecorn UnidragonClown Shoes Beer46999
9Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet 1.5 Double Black IPAClown Shoes Beer35899
10Clown Shoes Luchador en FuegoClown Shoes Beer13699
11Cisco Monomoy KriekCisco Brewers13798.9
12Cisco Pechish WoodsCisco Brewers8298.9
13Tree House GreenTree House Brewing Company2598.9
14Clown Shoes Space CakeClown Shoes Beer11098.9
15Jack’s Abby Kiwi RisingJack’s Abby Brewing10398.9
16Jack’s Abby Coffee Barrel Aged Framinghammer Baltic PorterJack’s Abby Brewing5498.7
17Cisco Lady of the WoodsCisco Brewers16098.6
18Clown Shoes Porcine UnidragonClown Shoes Beer12998.6
19Jack’s Abby Barrel Aged Framinghammer Baltic PorterJack’s Abby Brewing8898.6
20Jack’s Abby Hoponius UnionJack’s Abby Brewing28798.5
21Jack’s Abby Vanilla Bean Barrel Aged Framinghammer Baltic PorterJack’s Abby Brewing7198.5
22Tree House TornadoTree House Brewing Company3198.5
23Cambridge Cerise Cassée Cambridge Brewing Company9798.5
24Cambridge Kriek du CambridgeCambridge Brewing Company1898.5
25Peoples Pint Imperial StoutPeoples Pint10298.4

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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.
 thornecbMarblehead 4288
 ClarkVVAllston 3891
 RCLWaltham 2030


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Drink Craft Beer Summerfest   Boston  7/18/2014 
Downeast Cider Beer Dinner   Newton  7/21/2014 
Downeast Cider Gluten Free Beer Dinner   Newton  7/21/2014 
Spirit of Hudson Food & Brewfest   Hudson  8/16/2014 
The Fifth Annual Mass Brewers Fest   Boston  8/29/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Vinnin Square Liquors   Swampscott  (781) 781 598-4111 
Granite Liquors   Weymouth  (780) 780 335-5173 
Craft Beer Cellar   Belmont  () 617 932-1885 
Julio’s Liquors   Westborough  (508) 508 366-1942 
Redstone Liquors   Stoneham  (781) 781 438-9265 

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