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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 Rochefort4343100
2Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1787100
3Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company285199.9
4Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)242099.9
5Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company287899.9
6North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company368499.9
7Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery211599.9
8Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company164099.9
9Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company229499.9
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery204399.9
11Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing44999.9
12Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery418899.8
13Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company87999.8
14Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company151699.8
15Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company125499.8
16Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying316899.8
17Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Company342399.8
18Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company183399.8
19Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay402299.7
20Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Company84999.7
21Oude Quetsche Tilquin à l’Ancienne Gueuzerie Tilquin28699.7
22Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing15099.7
23Stone Espresso Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company55799.7
24Maine Beer Another OneMaine Beer Company19699.7
25Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery305099.7


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.37399.3
2New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.2299
3Thomas Hooker Liberator DoppelbockThomas Hooker Brewing Company41798.9
4New England Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.22698.7
5Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company2898.5
6New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.1397.6
7New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.8897.5
8Thomas Hooker Imperial PorterThomas Hooker Brewing Company35097.2
9Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
10New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.1497
11Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company3796.8
12New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.2196.2
13New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.1596.2
14Thomas Hooker Old Marley BarleywineThomas Hooker Brewing Company25196
15Willimantic VEG IPAWillimantic Brewing Company2195.8
16Willimantic First Class Festive AleWillimantic Brewing Company1795.2
17BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien Zymatore (Sherry)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1794.1
18The Cambridge House IPA (Abijah Rowe)The Cambridge House6593.9
191809 Berliner Style Weisse Zymatore (Gin/Pinot Barrels)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1293.7
20New England Weiss Trash Culture New England Brewing Co.2792.9
21Willimantic Junk Mail IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1792.5
22New England 668 Neighbor of the BeastNew England Brewing Co.10592.5
23The Cambridge House Copper Hill KolschThe Cambridge House4392.4
24Willimantic Husky IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1191.7
25Willimantic Pony Expresso StoutWillimantic Brewing Company2091.5

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Cletus Cletus 6354
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Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Fireman’s Beer Fest   Bridgewater  9/27/2014 
Harvest Bounty Wine & Brew Fest   Litchfield  10/18/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
The Ginger Man - Norwalk   Norwalk  (203) 203 354 0163 
Old Heidelberg   Bethel  (203) 203 797-1860 
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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