RateBeer Home > Top Beers > In Minnesota, USA

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.
1Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery789100
2Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2813100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1930100
4Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2604100
5Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company685100
6Bells HopslamBells Brewery274799.9
7Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery148999.9
8Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company312499.9
9Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub37799.9
10Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company96799.9
11Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company225399.9
12Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)14899.9
13North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company36499.9
14Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company244799.9
15Avery Uncle Jacob’s StoutAvery Brewing Company37599.9
16Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing65799.9
17Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company186799.9
18Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing51299.9
19Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery222999.9
20Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing11799.9
21Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)56799.9
22Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company118499.8
23Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company149799.8
24Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery335299.8
25Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company64899.8


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.
1Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub37799.9
2Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company96799.9
3Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company64899.8
4Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub2499.8
5Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery26299.7
6Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5099.7
7Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company9499.7
8Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company126399.6
9Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery46999.6
10Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8799.5
11Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company3899.5
12Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11799.3
13Surly BlakkrSurly Brewing Company23799.3
14Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company5199.2
15Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery7699
16Surly FiveSurly Brewing Company23798.8
17Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale 2011Brau Brothers Brewing Company11498.8
18Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3798.7
19Surly Smoke LagerSurly Brewing Company47198.7
20Town Hall Twisted JimMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8698.7
21Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3798.6
22Town Hall Cask IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4598.6
23Barley Johns Alfreds PorterBarley Johns Brew Pub3098.5
24Indeed Haywire Double American Black Ale - 2013Indeed Brewing Company2298.4
25Surly Cacao BenderSurly Brewing Company9498.2

printable lists
RateBeer Forums Have an opinion? Sound off in our forums

Find a Beer Find ratings on any beer in the world


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.
 arminjewellMinneapolis 7999
 deyhollaMinneapolis 7587
 BVeryBurnsville 7442


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Better Beer Society University   Minneapolis  4/29/2015 
Better Beer Society University   Minneapolis  5/6/2015 
Better Beer Society University   Minneapolis  5/13/2015 
Better Beer Society University   Minneapolis  5/20/2015 
AHA Rally at Bent Paddle Brewing Co.   Duluth  8/23/2015 
Harvest Moon Brew Fest 2015   Aitkin  9/12/2015 

Add An Event If a local isn't listed above, you can add it now

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 

More Places There are many more places in your area...

Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50