The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Illinois, USA

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

1Toppling Goliath Mornin' DelightToppling Goliath Brewing Co.289100
2Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2701100
3Baladin Xyauyù BarrelLe Baladin256100
4Founders KBS Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)156100
5Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged BORIS The CrusherHoppin' Frog Brewery1058100
6Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company1424100
7Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged DORIS The DestroyerHoppin' Frog Brewery334100
8Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.463100
9North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4135100
10Founders KBS EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)220100
11Hoppin' Frog Extended Barrel Aged BORIS The CrusherHoppin' Frog Brewery130100
12Other Half Double Mosaic Daydream - Double Dry HoppedOther Half Brewing80100
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - BirthdayGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)12100
14Boréale IPA du Nord-EstBoréale - Brasseurs du Nord94100
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Special #4Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)38100
16The Bruery Vermont Sticky MapleThe Bruery78100
17Hoppin' Frog QORIS The QuasherHoppin' Frog Brewery52100
18Odd Side Ales Rye Hipster Brunch StoutOdd Side Ales6599
19To Øl Yule Mælk Bourbon BarrelsTo Øl3399
20Tilquin Oude Gueuze à l'AncienneGueuzerie Tilquin109299
21Prairie ParadisePrairie Artisan Ales44599
22WeldWerks Juicy BitsWeldWerks Brewing Company11999
23Founders Underground Mountain BrownFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)28699
24Untitled Art / Eighth State Macadamia White Chocolate StoutUntitled Art2999
25Prairie Corner Piece Imperial StoutPrairie Artisan Ales3999


1Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2947100
2Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Bourbon BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)588100
3Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)987100
4Pips Blue Suede Shews Pips Meadery29100
5Flossmoor Station Wooden HellFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery222100
6Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Regal Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)199100
7Goose Island CthulhuGoose Island - USA Brewpubs (AB-Inbev)41100
8Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Café de OllaGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)65100
9Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - BirthdayGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)12100
10Revolution VSOJRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)23100
11Goose Island Night StalkerGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)775100
12Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Special #4Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)38100
13Pips Pancake: RaspberryPips Meadery9100
14Pipeworks Citra Imperial IPAPipeworks Brewing Company124100
15Destihl Dosvidanya Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Destihl Brewery86100
16Goose Island NutulhuGoose Island - USA Brewpubs (AB-Inbev)24100
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Bramble Rye Barrel Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)323100
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - AnniversaryGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)10100
19Pips Pancake: BananaPips Meadery10100
20Destihl Dosvidanya Russian Imperial Stout (Rye Barrel)Destihl Brewery5499
21Revolution Deth's TarRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)19399
22Pipeworks Crimson SnapperPipeworks Brewing Company6699
23Pips PrestoPips Meadery1499
24Half Acre Galactic Double Daisy CutterHalf Acre Beer Company14799
25Half Acre Double Barrel BenthicHalf Acre Beer Company2799

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