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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Ontario, Canada

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Ontario, Canada. 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 Rochefort4754100
2Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3388100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2592100
4St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij404599.9
5Westvleteren Extra 8Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus187499.9
6Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel200699.9
7Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel en Fût de Bourbon AméricainDieu du Ciel27199.9
8Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort338199.8
9Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva De Struise Brouwers93399.8
10Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company126199.8
11Cantillon Saint LamvinusCantillon94899.7
12Cantillon Fou’ Foune Cantillon97999.7
13Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay440999.7
14Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van De Keizer Blauw/BlueBrouwerij Het Anker162499.7
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Chocolate Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company109699.7
16Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn324599.6
17Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) Old AleKuhnhenn Brewing70999.6
18Amager Hr. FrederiksenAmager Bryghus85399.6
19Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone Brewing Company361899.6
20Cantillon Lou Pepe GueuzeCantillon63999.6
21Bellwoods Skeleton KeyBellwoods Brewery3299.6
22Unibroue Trois PistolesUnibroue (Sapporo)274199.5
23Cantillon Cuvée des ChampionsCantillon81899.5
24Le Trou du Diable Buteuse Brassin Spécial (Brandy Oak)Le Trou du Diable19399.5
25Dieu du Ciel / The Alchemist MoralitéDieu du Ciel32699.5


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.
1Archibald Orchards Spiced Winter AppleArchibald Orchards and Estate Winery3599.7
2Bellwoods Skeleton KeyBellwoods Brewery3299.6
3Great Lakes Brewing Karma CitraGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)9299.4
4Flying Monkeys BNL Imperial Chocolate StoutFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery9699.3
5Great Lakes Brewing THRUST! An IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)6699.3
6Bellwoods Grandma’s Boy Bellwoods Brewery3999.2
7Amsterdam Barrel Aged Double TempestAmsterdam Brewing Company3099.2
8Applewood Farm Iced Cider Applewood Farm Winery2799
9Bellwoods Bring Out Your DeadBellwoods Brewery7199
10Bellwoods Witchshark Imperial IPABellwoods Brewery12099
11Bellwoods 3 Minutes to Midnight Bellwoods Brewery3498.9
12Black Oak 10 Bitter YearsBlack Oak Brewing14098.9
13Bellwoods FarmageddonBellwoods Brewery6698.8
14Flying Monkeys The Chocolate Manifesto Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery14798.8
15Great Lakes Brewing RoboHopGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)5998.7
16Bellwoods Boogie Monster Bellwoods Brewery6298.5
17Bellwoods HellwoodsBellwoods Brewery6998.4
18Kentucky Bastard Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutNickel Brook Brewing Co.7198.4
19Great Lakes Brewing Lake Effect IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)9098.3
20Immodest Imperial India Pale AleNickel Brook Brewing Co.4698.2
21Bellwoods Bounty HunterBellwoods Brewery4498.2
22Indie Alehouse Cock PuncherIndie Alehouse Brewing Co.3098.2
23Malevolent Black Imperial India Pale AleNickel Brook Brewing Co.3598.1
24Bellwoods LambdaBellwoods Brewery4598
25Great Lakes Brewing Apocalypse Later Imperial Black IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)4097.9

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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.
 LubiereOttawa 11148
 SammyToronto 9524
 JoeMcPheeToronto, ON 9004


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
2015 Hart House Craft Beer Fetival   Toronto  7/30/2015 
The Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival 2015   Toronto  8/8/2015 
3rd Annual York Region Craft Beer Festival   Richmond Hill  8/14/2015 
Ottawa Craft Beer Festival    Ottawa   8/28/2015 

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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 Bent Elbow   Kitchener  () 519 208-0202 
barVolo   Toronto  (416) 416 928-0008 
Bellwoods Brewery   Toronto  () 416 535-4586 
Milos’ Craft Beer Emporium   London  () 519 601-4447 
St. Veronus Cafe & Tap Room   Peterborough  (705) 705 743-5714 

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