The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Maryland, USA

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

1Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2644100
2Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3226100
3Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1115100
4Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1805100
5St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4468100
6Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company1389100
7Avery Uncle Jacob’s StoutAvery Brewing Company547100
8Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)121100
9North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4233100
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery2555100
11Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing1023100
12Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing906100
13Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing1713100
14Against the Grain 70KAgainst the Grain Brewery124100
15Bell’s Two Hearted AleBell’s Brewery3734100
16Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery4652100
17Dieu du Ciel AphrodisiaqueDieu du Ciel1358100
18Perennial SumpPerennial Artisan Ales265100
19The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery912100
20Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company597100
21Epic Big Bad Baptist Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)740100
22Avery TweakAvery Brewing Company365100
23Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing247100
24Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay4852100
25Victory Old HorizontalVictory Brewing Company (ABV)1655100


1Stillwater Gose Gone WildStillwater Artisanal27299
2Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter Flying Dog Brewery261699
3Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter - Barrel AgedFlying Dog Brewery81499
4Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Blackbeard’s BreakfastHeavy Seas Brewing Company8299
5DuClaw Oak Aged Black Jack StoutDuClaw Brewing Company12299
6Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Folklore, the tale of Van WinkleStillwater Artisanal4299
7Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Stateside SaisonStillwater Artisanal10099
8Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Cellar DoorStillwater Artisanal8999
9Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Siren Noire (2013 -)Heavy Seas Brewing Company20799
10Stillwater / Casita Cerveceria On FleekStillwater Artisanal26898
11Stillwater G13Stillwater Artisanal8998
12Stillwater Debauched - Brunello BarrelStillwater Artisanal7598
13Stillwater Give-WayStillwater Artisanal2698
14DuClaw RepentDuClaw Brewing Company7898
15Stillwater / Mikkeller RauchstarStillwater Artisanal8098
16Flying Dog Kujo Imperial Coffee StoutFlying Dog Brewery62298
17DuClaw RetributionDuClaw Brewing Company16198
18Stillwater Contemporary Works SurroundStillwater Artisanal26998
19Stillwater Even Less Jesus (Remix)Stillwater Artisanal8898
20Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Smoked Belgian StoutFlying Dog Brewery5298
21Flying Dog Double Dog Double Pale AleFlying Dog Brewery176497
22DuClaw Divine Retribution No. 3 DuClaw Brewing Company2697
23Stillwater Whole-iciousStillwater Artisanal1697
24Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Citra Single HopFlying Dog Brewery20097
25DuClaw Cocoa RetributionDuClaw Brewing Company1497

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
State Line Liquors
Elkton (410) 410 398-3838 or 800-446-9463
Manor Hill Brewing
Ellicott City () (410) 977-9758
Max’s Taphouse
Baltimore (410) 410 675-MAXS
Owen’s Ordinary
North Bethesda () 301-245-1226
Dan’s Restaurant & Tap House
Boonsboro () 301-432-5224