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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 Rochefort4527100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2532100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1851100
4Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company292399.9
5Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company300099.9
6North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company377899.9
7Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort319999.9
8Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery215099.9
9Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company172999.9
10Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company238499.9
11Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery213199.9
12Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing49199.9
13Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company138299.9
14Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company89999.8
15Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company155799.8
16Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Company350999.8
17Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing16099.8
18Stone Imperial Russian Stout - EspressoStone Brewing Company57499.8
19Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay420199.7
20Abbaye des Rocs Grand CruBrasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs120599.7
21Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company44399.7
22Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Company97999.7
23Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing14299.7
24Stone India Pale Ale (IPA)Stone Brewing Company350599.7
25Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery312799.7


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.37999.3
2New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.2299
3Thomas Hooker Liberator DoppelbockThomas Hooker Brewing Company42198.9
4New England Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.24598.8
5Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company2898.5
6New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.1698.1
7New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.1897.8
8Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company8997.8
9New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.9197.4
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
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.3595.1
18New England Zapata BotNew England Brewing Co.4394.7
19BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien Zymatore (Sherry)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1794.1
201809 Berliner Style Weisse Zymatore (Gin/Pinot Barrels)B. United International Inc. (Zymatore Project)1293.7
21The Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House6893.5
22Two Roads Igor’s DreamTwo Roads Brewing Company1893.1
23New England 668 Neighbor of the BeastNew England Brewing Co.11792.7
24Willimantic Junk Mail IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1792.5
25Two Roads Road 2 RuinTwo Roads Brewing Company16092.3

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Cletus Cletus 6354
 jkwood04 4174
 Ernesto987 3933


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 
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 
WorldWide Wine Cellars   Tolland  (860) 860 870-5100 

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