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Best Beer in Illinois, USA

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TOP BEER AVAILABLE IN ILLINOIS, USA

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.

BrewerCountScore
1Founders KBS - Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)212100
2Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company1451100
3Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2592100
4Perennial Vanilla AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales102100
5Revolution V.S.O.J.Revolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)33100
6WeldWerks Starry Noche (2020)WeldWerks Brewing Company13100
7Perennial SumpPerennial Artisan Ales390100
8Dogfish Head World Wide Stout - Utopias BarrelDogfish Head Brewery (Boston Beer Co.)57100
9Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Reserve Blanton’sGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)14100
10Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Special #4Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)61100
11Firestone Walker 24 (XXIV Twenty-Fourth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)44100
12Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Cherry WoodGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)44100
13Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company729100
14Hoppin' Frog QORIS The QuasherHoppin' Frog Brewery85100
15Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery3389100
16Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Brewery (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)2515100
17Founders Panther CubFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)169100
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Double Barrel Toasted BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)17100
19Revolution Supermassive Café DethRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)19100
20Founders KBS - Cinnamon Vanilla CocoaFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)116100
21AleSmith Speedway Stout - Espresso & Madagascar VanillaAleSmith Brewing Company8299
22Revolution Straight JacketRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)20099
23Collective Arts / Mikkeller Origin of DarknessCollective Arts Brewing4099
24Bell's Larry’s LastBell's Brewery (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)1699
25Mikerphone Imperial Smells Like Bean SpiritMikerphone Brewing6399


TOP BEER FROM ILLINOIS, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2959100
2Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Bourbon BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)589100
3Pips Blue Suede Shews Pips Meadery31100
4Flossmoor Station Wooden HellFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery222100
5Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Regal Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)199100
6Goose Island CthulhuGoose Island - USA Brewpubs (AB-Inbev)41100
7Revolution V.S.O.J.Revolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)33100
8Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Reserve Blanton’sGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)14100
9Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Cherry WoodGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)44100
10Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Special #4Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)61100
11Pips Pancake - RaspberryPips Meadery10100
12Goose Island Night StalkerGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)775100
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Double Barrel Toasted BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)17100
14Goose Island NutulhuGoose Island - USA Brewpubs (AB-Inbev)24100
15Pipeworks Citra Imperial IPAPipeworks Brewing Company126100
16Destihl Dosvidanya Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Destihl Brewery92100
17Destihl Dosvidanya Russian Imperial Stout (Rye Barrel)Destihl Brewery64100
18Pips Pancake - BananaPips Meadery10100
19Revolution Supermassive Café DethRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)19100
20Revolution Deth's TarRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)20199
21Pipeworks Crimson SnapperPipeworks Brewing Company6699
22Pips Pancake - BlueberryPips Meadery999
23Revolution Straight JacketRevolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)20099
24Mikerphone Imperial Smells Like Bean SpiritMikerphone Brewing6399
25Goose Island Brasserie NoirGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)4199


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WHERE TO GET BEER IN ILLINOIS, USA

Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Picks Liquors
Carbondale () 618 549-4332
Vineyard Liquors
Plano () 630-552-8878
Elijah P’s Burgers & Brews
Alton () (618) 433-8445
The Beer Temple
Chicago () 773 754-0907
Home Brew Shop
St. Charles (630) 630 377-1338