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

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Minnesota, 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 Rochefort4223100
2Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2675100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1716100
4Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery681100
5St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij363099.9
6Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.278199.9
7Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)237399.9
8Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company283199.9
9Bells HopslamBells Brewery257299.9
10Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company89399.9
11Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery135899.9
12Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)72899.9
13Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller134899.9
14North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company362999.9
15Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company153899.9
16Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company224299.9
17Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub36599.9
18Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery200299.9
19North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout North Coast Brewing Company96799.9
20Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company120299.9
21Peg’s G.O.O.D. RareR DOSPeg’s Cantina13399.9
22Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing41699.9
23Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)38099.9
24Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery307099.8
25Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort300399.8


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.
1Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company89399.9
2Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub36599.9
3Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company58799.8
4Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery24999.7
5Surly Barrel Aged DarknessSurly Brewing Company5999.7
6Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company114299.6
7Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery45499.6
8Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4899.5
9Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8499.4
10Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11399.3
11Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub1999.2
12Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery6998.9
13Surly BlakkrSurly Brewing Company6298.9
14Surly FiveSurly Brewing Company22698.8
15Surly Smoke LagerSurly Brewing Company43798.8
16Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale 2011Brau Brothers Brewing Company10798.8
17Town Hall Twisted JimMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8298.7
18Town Hall Cask IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4598.6
19Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company3698.6
20Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3398.4
21Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery2398.2
22Fitgers FramboiseFitgers Brewhouse3598.1
23Barley Johns Old Eight PorterBarley Johns Brew Pub12698
24Surly Cacao BenderSurly Brewing Company4998
25Surly PentagramSurly Brewing Company15598

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 BVeryBurnsville 5613
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 badgerbenBlaine 4362


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
All Pints North   Duluth  7/26/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Beehive Offsale Liquor   Bemidji  (218) 218 333-3767 
Heritage Liquor   Maplewood  (651) 651 777-7455 
Northern Brewer Homebrew Supply   Saint Paul  (800) 800 681-2739 
The Happy Gnome   Saint Paul  (651) 651 287-2018 
Blue Max Liquors   Burnsville  (952) 952 432-3350 

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