The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Iowa, USA

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

1Surly Barrel Aged Darkness (2016-)Surly Brewing Company49100
2Founders KBS - EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)271100
3Founders KBS - HazelnutFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)42100
4Founders KBS - Cinnamon Vanilla CocoaFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)116100
5De Dolle Stille NachtDe Dolle Brouwers180399
6Central Waters Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch AleCentral Waters Brewing Co.25499
7Central Waters Brewer's Reserve Cassian SunsetCentral Waters Brewing Co.18199
8Toppling Goliath Cherry FandangoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.2899
9Toppling Goliath / Lua Ferrari BackpackToppling Goliath Brewing Co.4199
10Founders Velvet RushFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)10698
11Toppling Goliath Digital DawnToppling Goliath Brewing Co.2798
12Toppling Goliath / Vitamin Sea Flying SeahorsesToppling Goliath Brewing Co.2998
13Toppling Goliath / Hop Butcher For The World Hot Dog Time MachineToppling Goliath Brewing Co.4098
14Toppling Goliath Soul HunterToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1298
15Toppling Goliath Fresh Batch Series - S’mores Pastry StoutToppling Goliath Brewing Co.2698
16Maine Beer Mean Old TomMaine Beer Company64098
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Classic ColaGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)4598
18Prairie You Gotta HorchataPrairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)2597
19Verhaeghe Duchesse CherryVerhaeghe12297
20Lagunitas Contents Under FresherLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)2497
21Toppling Goliath Arcade CrusherToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1897
22Reuben's BBISReuben's Brews2597
23Toppling Goliath / Untitled Art Think PieceToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1897
24Founders 4 Giants Double IPAFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)12396
25Toppling Goliath / WeldWerks Forced FlairToppling Goliath Brewing Co.3296


1Toppling Goliath AssassinToppling Goliath Brewing Co.255100
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky BrunchToppling Goliath Brewing Co.163100
3Toppling Goliath Mornin' DelightToppling Goliath Brewing Co.303100
4Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.500100
5Toppling Goliath Assassin - Vanilla BeanToppling Goliath Brewing Co.18100
6Toppling Goliath King Sue - Double Dry HopToppling Goliath Brewing Co.35100
7Toppling Goliath SosusToppling Goliath Brewing Co.296100
8Toppling Goliath Pseudo SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.979100
9Toppling Goliath Supa' SumoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.112100
10Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue - Mosaic Dry HoppedToppling Goliath Brewing Co.7399
11Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue - Citra Double Dry HoppedToppling Goliath Brewing Co.17999
12Toppling Goliath Dragon FandangoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.5599
13Toppling Goliath Fire, Skulls, & MoneyToppling Goliath Brewing Co.20599
14Toppling Goliath Cherry FandangoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.2899
15Toppling Goliath / Cycle Chainsmoker - Barrel Aged Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.2399
16Toppling Goliath Term OilToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1899
17Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPAToppling Goliath Brewing Co.48699
18Toppling Goliath Term Oil - S’moresToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1299
19Toppling Goliath Twisted GalaxyToppling Goliath Brewing Co.8699
20Toppling Goliath Hopsmack!Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.23099
21Toppling Goliath / Lua Ferrari BackpackToppling Goliath Brewing Co.4199
22Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue - Galaxy Dry HoppedToppling Goliath Brewing Co.10599
23Toppling Goliath Term Oil - Coconut Monster CookieToppling Goliath Brewing Co.1399
24Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget - Mosaic Dry HopToppling Goliath Brewing Co.4699
25Toppling Goliath MoZeeToppling Goliath Brewing Co.8499

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.
Decorah () 563 3826198
Happy’s Wine and Spirits
Cedar Falls () (319) 277-1463
The Iowa Taproom
Des Moines () 515 243 0827
Crust Stone Oven Pizza
Bettendorf () 563 424-5502
John’s Grocery
Iowa City (319) 319 337-2183