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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 Rochefort4341100
2Westvleteren 12 (XII)Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus3073100
3St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij371799.9
4Westvleteren Extra 8Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus173199.9
5Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel185199.9
6Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company287899.9
7Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel en Fût de Bourbon AméricainDieu du Ciel21399.9
8Abbaye des Rocs BruneBrasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs134299.8
9Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort307199.8
10Samuel Adams UtopiasBoston Beer Company87999.8
11Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company151699.8
12De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen77499.8
13Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying316899.8
14Dieu du Ciel AphrodisiaqueDieu du Ciel108599.8
15Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay402199.7
16Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van De Keizer Blauw/BlueBrouwerij Het Anker150499.7
17Abbaye des Rocs Grand CruBrasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs118699.7
18Schneider AventinusWeissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn300699.7
19Founders PorterFounders Brewing Company165699.7
20Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia Old AleKuhnhenn Brewing67299.7
21Dieu du Ciel Grande NoirceurDieu du Ciel30499.6
22Mikkeller Black HoleMikkeller115699.6
23Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Brewing Company140699.6
24St. Ambroise Stout Impériale RusseMcAuslan Brewing31399.6
258 Wired iStout8 Wired Brewing46999.6


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 Winery2899.4
2Flying Monkeys BNL Imperial Chocolate StoutFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery8999.2
3Bellwoods Witchshark Imperial IPABellwoods Brewery9599
4Great Lakes Brewing 25th Anniversary Imperial Black IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)3699
5Black Oak 10 Bitter YearsBlack Oak Brewing11598.9
6Bellwoods 3 Minutes to Midnight Bellwoods Brewery3198.8
7Great Lakes Brewing 25th Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)3498.8
8Great Lakes Brewing Karma CitraGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)4498.7
9Great Lakes Brewing Lake Effect IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)5798.4
10Amsterdam Tempest Imperial StoutAmsterdam Brewing Company9298.2
11Bellwoods Bring Out Your DeadBellwoods Brewery4698.1
12Bellwoods FarmageddonBellwoods Brewery4998.1
13Camerons Rye Pale AleCamerons Brewing Company9798.1
14Bellwoods HellwoodsBellwoods Brewery5698.1
15Side Launch WheatSide Launch Brewing25998
16Flying Monkeys The Chocolate Manifesto Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery5798
17Bellwoods Barrel Aged Grandma’s Boy Bellwoods Brewery2497.9
18Great Lakes Brewing 25th Anniversary Robust PorterGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)4397.8
19Great Lakes Brewing RoboHopGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)4097.7
20Muskoka Twice As Mad Tom IPAMuskoka Brewery14497.7
21Flying Monkeys Smashbomb Atomic IPAFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery27197.7
22House Ales FermiumHouse Ales2897.4
23Great Lakes Brewing Apocalypse Later Imperial Black IPAGreat Lakes Brewing (Ontario)3397.3
24Muskoka Mad Tom IPAMuskoka Brewery25297.1
25Nickel Brook MalevolentNickel Brook Brewing Co.2997

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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.
Lubiere LubiereOttawa 9747
 SammyToronto 8358
 JoeMcPheeToronto, ON 8302


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Burlington Beer Festival   Burlington  7/18/2014 
Hastings County Craft Beer Festival   Stirling,   7/19/2014 
Toronto’s Festival of Beer   Toronto  7/25/2014 
Session Muskoka   Bracebridge  8/2/2014 
Griffin Session Muskoka 2014   Bracebridge  8/3/2014 
The Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival   Toronto  8/9/2014 
National Capital Craft Beer Festival   Ottawa  8/15/2014 
National Capital Craft Beer Festival   Ottawa  8/15/2014 
Toronto Craft Brew Cruise   Toronto  9/13/2014 

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

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