The RateBeer 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.

1Bell’s Expedition StoutBell’s Brewery3073100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2832100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2370100
4Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3371100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company429100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company284100
7Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1038100
8Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1023100
9Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel NoirPrairie Artisan Ales252100
10Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake Omnipollo376100
11Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing181100
12Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub388100
13North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1106100
14Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing736100
15AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2281100
16Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company2072100
17Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company213100
18Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company699100
19Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)1460100
20AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1405100
21Toppling Goliath pseudoSueToppling Goliath611100
22Bell’s Two Hearted AleBell’s Brewery3665100
23Prairie Birthday Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales136100
24Thornbridge Hall BraciaThornbridge512100
25Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery264100


1Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1038100
2Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub388100
3Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company213100
4Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company699100
5Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub29100
6Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery264100
7Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery52100
8Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company280100
9Surly FourSurly Brewing Company186100
10Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company1356100
11Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company6399
12Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery48499
13Dangerous Man Peanut Butter PorterDangerous Man Brewing Company3499
14Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8899
15Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11899
16Bent Paddle Double Shot Double BlackBent Paddle Brewing Co.2399
17Lift Bridge Silhouette Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutLift Bridge Brewing Company4099
18Surly Wet 2012 & 2015Surly Brewing Company10699
19Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery7999
20Schell Noble Star - Starkeller PeachAugust Schell Brewing Company4699
21Surly BlakkrSurly Brewing Company31599
22Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3999
23Indeed D.I.D.D.C.W.Q.M.SIndeed Brewing Company1299
24Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale 2011Brau Brothers Brewing Company11599
25Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3899

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
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
Birch’s on the Lake Brewhouse & Supperclub
Long Lake () 952 473-7373
The Happy Gnome
St. Paul (651) 651 287-2018