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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 Rochefort4451100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2457100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1839100
4Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company290099.9
5Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company294099.9
6North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company374499.9
7Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery213799.9
8Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company170099.9
9Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company234499.9
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery208899.9
11Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing47699.9
12Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery426699.8
13Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company89499.8
14Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company153099.8
15Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company131399.8
16Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Company346799.8
17Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing15599.8
18Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay412699.7
19Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company43599.7
20Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Company95399.7
21Stone Espresso Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company56899.7
22Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing13599.7
23Stone India Pale Ale (IPA)Stone Brewing Company347599.7
24Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery309099.7
25Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn307299.7


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.37799.3
2New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.2299
3Thomas Hooker Liberator DoppelbockThomas Hooker Brewing Company41998.9
4New England Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.24398.8
5Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company2898.5
6Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company7597.6
7New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.1397.6
8New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.8997.5
9New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.1597.3
10Thomas Hooker Imperial PorterThomas Hooker Brewing Company35197.2
11Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
12New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.1696.8
13New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.2296
14Thomas Hooker Old Marley BarleywineThomas Hooker Brewing Company25196
15Willimantic VEG IPAWillimantic Brewing Company2195.8
16Willimantic First Class Festive AleWillimantic Brewing Company1795.2
17New England Weiss Trash Culture New England Brewing Co.3394.8
18New England Zapata BotNew England Brewing Co.3794.3
19BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien Zymatore (Sherry)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1794.1
20The Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House6893.7
211809 Berliner Style Weisse Zymatore (Gin/Pinot Barrels)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1293.7
22New England 668 Neighbor of the BeastNew England Brewing Co.11393.1
23Willimantic Junk Mail IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1792.5
24Two Roads Road 2 RuinTwo Roads Brewing Company14992.3
25The Cambridge House Copper Hill KolschThe Cambridge House4491.9

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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.
Cletus Cletus 6354
 jkwood04 4031
 Ernesto987 3768


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Heroes Appreciation Night   Willimantic  11/10/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Old Heidelberg   Bethel  (203) 203 797-1860 
The Ginger Man - Norwalk   Norwalk  (203) 203 354 0163 
Harvest Fine Wine & Spirits   West Hartford  (860) 860 906-1623 
WorldWide Wine Cellars   Tolland  (860) 860 870-5100 
Ancona’s Wines and Liquors   Ridgefield  (203) 203 544-8958 

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