The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in South Dakota, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for South Dakota, 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.

1Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company278100
2Grand Teton Black Cauldron Imperial StoutGrand Teton Brewing Co.45198
3Surly Coffee BenderSurly Brewing Company85997
4Grand Teton Pursuit of HoppinessGrand Teton Brewing Co.28695
5Deschutes Cinder Cone Red AleDeschutes Brewery39493
6Odell Cutthroat PorterOdell Brewing Company72292
7Brau Brothers Moo Joos Oatmeal Milk StoutBrau Brothers Brewing Company17991
8De Proefbrouwerij / Left Hand Wekken SourDe Proefbrouwerij5890
9Alaskan Pilot Series: Jalapeño Imperial IPAAlaskan Brewing Company9690
10Grand Teton Coming Home Holiday Ale 2014Grand Teton Brewing Co.1389
11Leffe BruneInBev Belgium206286
12Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass Brewing Company34486
13Tallgrass Buffalo SweatTallgrass Brewing Company44885
14Tallgrass Flyin’ Hawaiian Double IPATallgrass Brewing Company1485
15HammerHeart Flanary’s BrewHammerHeart Brewing Company1384
16Empyrean Carpe Brewem Imperial Mango IPAEmpyrean Brewing Company2981
17Schell One Five FiveAugust Schell Brewing Company1178
18Fargo Sodbuster PorterFargo Brewing Company6877
19Black Tooth Hot Streak IPABlack Tooth Brewing Company1673
20Crow Peak Pile-O-Dirt PorterCrow Peak Brewing Company15972
21Firehouse Brown Cow AleFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)970
22Nebraska EOS HefeweizenNebraska Brewing Company18670
23Firehouse Smoke Jumper StoutFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2569
24Take 16 Hay Loft HefeweizenTake 16 Brewing Company965
25HammerHeart Dublin RaidHammerHeart Brewing Company1058


1Prairie Berry Raspberry HoneywinePrairie Berry Winery3185
2Crow Peak Pile-O-Dirt PorterCrow Peak Brewing Company15972
3Firehouse Brown Cow AleFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)970
4Firehouse Smoke Jumper StoutFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2569
5Sick N Twisted Panty Droppin’ PorterSick N Twisted Brewing Company1268
6Crow Peak MjollnirCrow Peak Brewing Company1458
7Sick N Twisted Hop On Top IPASick N Twisted Brewing Company955
8Crow Peak Bear Butte Brown AleCrow Peak Brewing Company1449
9Firehouse Chukkar AleFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)3749
10Fernson Farmhouse AleFernson Brewing Company1547
11Fernson IPAFernson Brewing Company1047
12Crow Peak Eleventh Hour IPACrow Peak Brewing Company15646
13Firehouse RedFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2245
14Firehouse Buffalo BitterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)1343
15Firehouse Wilderness WheatFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2424
16Crow Peak Canyon Cream AleCrow Peak Brewing Company5511
17Firehouse Brewers GoldenFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)60
18Firehouse Prodigy PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)60
19Firehouse Strong Arm PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)60
20Firehouse Honey Rye PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)70
21Crow Peak RoughlocktoberfestCrow Peak Brewing Company5
22Crow Peak Redwater AleCrow Peak Brewing Company8
23Crow Peak Easy Livin’ Summer AleCrow Peak Brewing Company5
24Dempseys Valkyrie RedDempseys Brewery, Pub & Restaurant7
25Dempseys Longship LagerDempseys Brewery, Pub & Restaurant6

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Independent Ale House
Rapid City () 605 718-9492
Wooden Legs Brewing Company
Brookings () 605 692-2337
Taylors Pantry Good Spirits
Sioux Falls (605) 605 339-1500
Fernson Brewing Company
Sioux Falls () 605 789-3822
Crow Peak Brewing Company
Spearfish (605) 605 717-0006