The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Minnesota, USA

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

1Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2858100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2907100
3Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2565100
4Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3202100
5Bell’s HopslamBell’s Brewery2900100
6Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1056100
7Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1665100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company306100
9Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3484100
10Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub392100
11North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1131100
12Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1080100
13Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery256100
14Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel NoirPrairie Artisan Ales323100
15Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake Omnipollo503100
16Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery239100
17Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)103100
18North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4224100
19Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company2138100
20AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2357100
21Perennial AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales410100
22Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing852100
23Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company224100
24AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1425100
25Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)1512100


1Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1056100
2Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub392100
3Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company224100
4Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company717100
5Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub29100
6Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery265100
7Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery52100
8Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company312100
9Surly FourSurly Brewing Company188100
10Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company6599
11Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company137699
12Dangerous Man Peanut Butter PorterDangerous Man Brewing Company4399
13Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery48599
14Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8899
15Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11899
16Lift Bridge Silhouette Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutLift Bridge Brewing Company4499
17Bent Paddle Double Shot Double BlackBent Paddle Brewing Co.2799
18Surly Wet 2012 & 2015Surly Brewing Company10699
19Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery7999
20Schell Noble Star - Starkeller PeachAugust Schell Brewing Company4699
21Surly BlakkrSurly Brewing Company31699
22Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3999
23Indeed D.I.D.D.C.W.Q.M.SIndeed Brewing Company1299
24Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3899
25Town Hall Twisted JimMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8799

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Stanley’s Beer + Bacon Fest
Minneapolis 5/13/2017

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Beehive Offsale Liquor
Bemidji (218) 218 333-3767
Heritage Liquor
Maplewood (651) 651 777-7455
Northern Brewer Homebrew Supply
Saint Paul (800) 800 681-2739
The Happy Gnome
St. Paul (651) 651 287-2018
The Boulder Tap House
Mankato () 507 344-1643