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

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Connecticut, 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 Rochefort4596100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2579100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1869100
4Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company308499.9
5Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort326099.9
6Lawson’s Finest Double Sunshine IPALawson’s Finest Liquids20399.9
7Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company145699.9
8Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company90299.8
9Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine IPALawson’s Finest Liquids12699.8
10Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Company354999.8
11Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay429799.7
12Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company46599.7
13Stone IPA (India Pale Ale )Stone Brewing Company353499.7
14Abbaye des Rocs Grand CruBrasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs121299.7
15Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Brewing Company157999.7
16Maine Beer Another OneMaine Beer Company24399.7
17Oude (Gueuze Tilquin)² à l’Ancienne Gueuzerie Tilquin11799.7
18Otter Creek / Lawson’s Finest Liquids Double Dose IPAOtter Creek Brewing11699.6
19Stillwater Gose Gone WildStillwater Artisanal7899.6
20Unibroue Trois PistolesUnibroue (Sapporo)270699.6
21Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing36299.6
22Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’AncienneGueuzerie Tilquin79999.5
23Maine Beer MOMaine Beer Company43399.5
24Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing Company36199.5
25Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith316599.4


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.
1New England Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.38299.3
2New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.2399
3Thomas Hooker Liberator DoppelbockThomas Hooker Brewing Company42198.9
4New England Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.24998.8
5Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company2898.5
6New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.1798.5
7New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.1897.8
8Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company10197.8
9New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.9397.5
10Thomas Hooker Imperial PorterThomas Hooker Brewing Company35297.2
11Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
12New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.1696.8
13New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.2296
14Willimantic VEG IPAWillimantic Brewing Company2195.8
15Thomas Hooker Old Marley BarleywineThomas Hooker Brewing Company25295.8
16Willimantic First Class Festive AleWillimantic Brewing Company1795.2
17New England Weiss Trash Culture New England Brewing Co.3595.1
18New England Zapata BotNew England Brewing Co.4494.8
19BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien Zymatore - Sherry BarrelB. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1794.1
201809 Berliner Style Weisse Zymatore - Gin & Pinot Noir BarrelsB. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1293.7
21The Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House6993.5
22Two Roads Igor’s DreamTwo Roads Brewing Company1893.1
23OEC Artista Zynergia: SolarisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1992.7
24New England 668 Neighbor of the BeastNew England Brewing Co.11992.6
25Willimantic Junk Mail IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1792.5

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Cletus Cletus 6354
 jkwood04 4301
 Reynolds314 2548


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
BEER CONN   Bridgeport  12/12/2015 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Engine Room   Mystic  () (860) 415-8117 
The Ginger Man - Norwalk   Norwalk  (203) 203 354 0163 
Worldwide Wine & Spirits   Southington  () 860 276-5801 
Old Heidelberg   Bethel  (203) 203 797-1860 
Harvest Fine Wine & Spirits   West Hartford  (860) 860 906-1623 

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