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.

1Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3162100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2950100
3Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing Company2097100
4Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2701100
5Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company2335100
6Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1308100
7Maine Beer DinnerMaine Beer Company216100
8Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)566100
9Founders KBS Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)183100
10Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company1393100
11Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company1431100
12Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)2222100
13Perennial AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales593100
14Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing1126100
15Firestone Walker 23 (XXIII Twenty-Three Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)82100
16Founders KBS EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)226100
17Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company720100
18Firestone Walker Stickee MonkeeFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)541100
19Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing1223100
20Omnipollo SelassieOmnipollo448100
21Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery (Boston Beer Co.)4354100
22Jackie O's Vanilla & Coffee Bean Bourbon Barrel Dark ApparitionJackie O's Pub & Brewery106100
23Firestone Walker Parabola - NapaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)49100
24Girardin Gueuze Black LabelBrouwerij Girardin1487100
25Lagunitas Willettized Coffee StoutLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)207100


1Stillwater Gose Gone WildStillwater Artisanal29699
2Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial PorterFlying Dog Brewery265199
3Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter - Barrel AgedFlying Dog Brewery82099
4Stillwater Barrel Aged Series - Stateside SaisonStillwater Artisanal9999
5Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Blackbeard's BreakfastHeavy Seas Brewing Company10499
6Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Siren NoireHeavy Seas Brewing Company21498
7Stillwater Critical ThinkingStillwater Artisanal8698
8Stillwater Debauched - Brunello BarrelStillwater Artisanal7498
9Stillwater / Casita Cerveceria On FleekStillwater Artisanal40598
10Guinness Open Gate Stock AleGuinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House4298
11Stillwater Give-WayStillwater Artisanal2698
12DuClaw RepentDuClaw Brewing Company7798
13Stillwater Contemporary Works SurroundStillwater Artisanal29498
14Stillwater G13Stillwater Artisanal12498
15DuClaw RetributionDuClaw Brewing Company16598
16Flying Dog Kujo Imperial Coffee StoutFlying Dog Brewery61998
17Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Smoked Belgian StoutFlying Dog Brewery5397
18Stillwater Whole-iciousStillwater Artisanal1697
19Stillwater Even Less Jesus (Remix)Stillwater Artisanal8997
20DuClaw Retribution - CocoaDuClaw Brewing Company1497
21Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Citra Single HopFlying Dog Brewery19797
22Flying Dog Double Dog Double IPAFlying Dog Brewery177197
23Burley Oak Lemon Raspberry Bar J.R.E.A.M.Burley Oak Brewing Company1097
24DuClaw Hell on WoodDuClaw Brewing Company14197
25DuClaw Devils MilkDuClaw Brewing Company36997

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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
Dan’s Restaurant & Tap House
Boonsboro () 301-432-5224
The Perfect Pour
Elkridge (443) 443 285-0702