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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.
1Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2756100
2Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4519100
3Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery769100
4Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2525100
5Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company299899.9
6Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)82499.9
7North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout North Coast Brewing Company101299.9
8St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij386499.9
9Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company291999.9
10Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company94999.9
11Bells HopslamBells Brewery262499.9
12North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company34899.9
13Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company220099.9
14Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery142799.9
15Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company172799.9
16Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort319399.9
17Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing49099.9
18Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company237899.9
19Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)51599.9
20Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company137599.9
21North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company377399.9
22Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery212999.9
23Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing62799.9
24Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company124699.9
25Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company60999.8


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 Company94999.9
2Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub36699.9
3Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company60999.8
4Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery25699.7
5Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company4599.6
6Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company123099.6
7Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery46499.6
8Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4999.6
9Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub2399.5
10Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8599.4
11Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11499.3
12Surly BlakkrSurly Brewing Company22899.3
13Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company4899.2
14Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery7499
15Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale 2011Brau Brothers Brewing Company11298.8
16Surly FiveSurly Brewing Company23598.8
17Surly Smoke LagerSurly Brewing Company45998.7
18Town Hall Twisted JimMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8598.7
19Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3798.6
20Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery2898.6
21Town Hall Cask IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4598.6
22Surly Cacao BenderSurly Brewing Company8498.2
23Indeed Haywire Double American Black Ale - 2013Indeed Brewing Company2198.1
24Town Hall Manhattan Barrel 2013 & 2014Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery1998
25Fitgers FramboiseFitgers Brewhouse3698

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 deyhollaMinneapolis 6989
 BVeryBurnsville 6965
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Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival   St Paul  1/24/2015 
Wings & Brew Fest   Welch  3/21/2015 

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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 
The Boulder Tap House   Mankato  () 507 344-1643 

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