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)2947100
2Founders KBS Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)156100
3Surly Barrel Aged Darkness (2016-)Surly Brewing Company33100
4Firestone Walker 24 (XXIV Twenty-Four Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)25100
5Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying Franz Inselkammer3871100
6Deschutes The Abyss - BrandyDeschutes Brewery99100
7Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Brewery2513100
8Other Half Double Mosaic Dream - Double Dry HoppedOther Half Brewing129100
9Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company40399
10Prairie Screenshot Imperial StoutPrairie Artisan Ales6099
11Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company141299
12Lagunitas Born Yesterday Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)41299
13Odd Side Ales Hazel's NutsOdd Side Ales11499
14Other Half Triple Citra DaydreamOther Half Brewing5299
15Founders Panther CubFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)6399
16Toppling Goliath Dragon FandangoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.4399
17Founders Harvest AleFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)103799
18Hubbard's Cave Coffee & CakesHubbard's Cave Brewery2999
19Surly Bourbon Barrel-Aged Mole DarknessSurly Brewing Company1099
20Deschutes The Abyss - RumDeschutes Brewery7299
21Dugges Big IdjitDugges Bryggeri15599
22Barrel Theory Rain Drops IPABarrel Theory Beer Company2198
23Other Half The DreamiestOther Half Brewing2298
24Equilibrium FluctuationEquilibrium Brewery11798
25Equilibrium Raining BelmaEquilibrium Brewery1998


1Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1117100
2Surly Barrel Aged Darkness (2016-)Surly Brewing Company33100
3Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley John's Brew Pub390100
4Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company719100
5Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery264100
6Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery52100
7Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley John's Brew Pub30100
8Forager NillerzzzzzForager Brewing Company14100
9Surly FourSurly Brewing Company187100
10Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company40399
11Forager MillerzzzzzForager Brewing Company1099
12Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company6799
13Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company141299
14Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery48499
15Dangerous Man Peanut Butter PorterDangerous Man Brewing Company4999
16Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8999
17Bent Paddle Double Shot Double BlackBent Paddle Brewing Co.4599
18Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11799
19Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3999
20Lift Bridge Silhouette Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutLift Bridge Brewing Company4899
21Schell Noble Star - Starkeller PeachAugust Schell Brewing Company5199
22Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8199
23Indeed D.I.D.D.C.W.Q.M.SIndeed Brewing Company1299
24Surly Darkness 2017: Rye Whiskey Barrel AgedSurly Brewing Company1499
25Summit Unchained 23 - Dark InfusionSummit Brewing Company3099

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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
Northern Brewer Homebrew Supply
St. Paul (800) 800 681-2739
Heritage Liquor
Maplewood (651) 651 777-7455
Forager Brewing Company
Rochester () 507 273-6881
The Boulder Tap House
Mankato () 507 344-1643