The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Alabama, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Alabama, 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.

1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2901100
2St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4408100
3Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery227100
4AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2344100
5North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company521100
6Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery4627100
7Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedGreat Divide Brewing Company353100
8Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)2614100
9AleSmith Double Red IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1399100
10Epic Big Bad Baptist Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)730100
11Smuttynose Baltic PorterSmuttynose Brewing Company872100
12Lagunitas High West-ified Imperial Coffee StoutLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)282100
13Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake BreakEvil Twin Brewing6899
14Boulevard Smokestack Series: Saison-BrettBoulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)103499
15Destihl Dosvidanya Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Destihl Brewery4999
16Westbrook Siberian Black Magic Panther - Bourbon BarrelWestbrook Brewing8399
17Clown Shoes Hammer of the BeastClown Shoes Beer4599
18Dogfish Head Palo Santo MarronDogfish Head Brewery213599
19Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)127299
20Evil Twin Aún Más Todo Jesús Evil Twin Brewing7099
21Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing52799
22St. Bernardus Christmas AleSt. Bernardus Brouwerij150099
23Crooked Stave OriginsCrooked Stave27199
24Stone Enjoy By IPA - TangerineStone Brewing25899
25Cigar City Jai Alai India Pale AleCigar City Brewing174999


1Good People El Gordo Imperial StoutGood People Brewing Company1599
2Straight To Ale Laika Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedStraight To Ale5697
3Straight To Ale Laika Russian Imperial StoutStraight To Ale6497
4Avondale Barrel Aged Brett SaisonAvondale Brewing Company1097
5Straight To Ale Laika Russian Imperial Stout - Cabernet Barrel AgedStraight To Ale4896
6Good People Snake HandlerGood People Brewing Company11996
7Straight To Ale Gorillanaut Imperial IPAStraight To Ale3096
8Straight To Ale UnobtaniumStraight To Ale6995
9Straight To Ale Velvet EvilStraight To Ale2595
10Straight To Ale Monkey’s Uncle IIPAStraight To Ale2194
11Good People Fatso Imperial StoutGood People Brewing Company3994
12Beer Engineers Peanut Butter PorterBeer Engineers2293
13Straight To Ale IlludiumStraight To Ale3692
14Good People Coffee Oatmeal StoutGood People Brewing Company12692
15Blue Pants Weedy’s Double IPABlue Pants Brewery1991
16Fairhope Painted Black IPAFairhope Brewing Company1490
17Straight To Ale Monkeynaut IPAStraight To Ale16090
18Avondale Vanillaphant PorterAvondale Brewing Company5690
19Good People Hitchhiker American IPAGood People Brewing Company2189
20Blue Pants Pinstripe Candy Bar StoutBlue Pants Brewery1289
21Straight To Ale Vern’s Wheat WineStraight To Ale2287
22Back Forty Trade Day Cuban Coffee StoutBack Forty Beer Company4287
23Fairhope Judge Roy BeanFairhope Brewing Company3186
24Fairhope (Take The) Causeway IPAFairhope Brewing Company3485
25Salty Nut Dahkness StoutSalty Nut Brewery1085

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Fullsteam Brewery Tasting
Birmingham 4/1/2017
Foolish Oyster Fest Ft. Red Hills Brewing Company
Birmingham 4/1/2017
Moonlight Meadery Tasting
Birmingham 4/5/2017
Red Hills Brewing Tasting
Birmingham 4/6/2017
Westbrook Brewing Pint Night
Pelham 4/6/2017
Urban Family BrewingTasting
Birmingham 4/8/2017
Monday Night Brewing Tasting
Birmingham 4/15/2017
Sixpoint PUFF Tasting
Birmingham 4/19/2017

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Pleasure Is All Wine
Pelham () 205 985-4760
Hop City Birmingham
Birmingham () 205 279-2337
Good People Brewing Company
Birmingham (205) 205 286-2337
J. Clyde
Birmingham (205) 205 939-1312
Wish You Were Beer
Madison () (256) 325-9992