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)2793100
2Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company877100
3Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3089100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2950100
5Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2619100
6Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath210100
7Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales299100
8Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company2330100
9Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1072100
10Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1651100
11Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)57100
12Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged DORIS The DestroyerHoppin' Frog Brewery286100
13Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub389100
14Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3397100
15Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake Omnipollo703100
16Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery334100
17Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company2684100
18Perennial AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales480100
19Hoppin' Frog Rocky Mountain DORISHoppin' Frog Brewery105100
20Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company2153100
21Evil Twin Michigan Maple JesusEvil Twin Brewing183100
22Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)818100
23Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company236100
24North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4036100
25AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2346100


1Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company1072100
2Barley Johns The Dark Knight (Returns)Barley Johns Brew Pub389100
3Surly Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company701100
4Surly Darkness 2014 - BottledSurly Brewing Company236100
5Town Hall Czar Jack Imperial StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery265100
6Town Hall Russian RouletteMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery52100
7Barley Johns Rosies AleBarley Johns Brew Pub30100
8Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company334100
9Surly FourSurly Brewing Company187100
10Surly FuriousSurly Brewing Company1349100
11Steel Toe Before the DawnSteel Toe Brewing Company6699
12Dangerous Man Peanut Butter PorterDangerous Man Brewing Company4499
13Town Hall Masala Mama IPAMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery48299
14Town Hall Wee HeavyMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8899
15Lift Bridge Silhouette Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutLift Bridge Brewing Company4699
16Fitgers Edmund Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel)Fitgers Brewhouse11899
17Bent Paddle Double Shot Double BlackBent Paddle Brewing Co.3599
18Town Hall Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3999
19Town Hall Coconut Milk StoutMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery8099
20Schell Noble Star - Starkeller PeachAugust Schell Brewing Company5099
21Indeed D.I.D.D.C.W.Q.M.SIndeed Brewing Company1299
22Town Hall Ol Jack FrostMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3899
23Fitgers FramboiseFitgers Brewhouse4199
24Town Hall Twisted Reality BarleywineMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery3599
25Barley Johns Alfreds PorterBarley Johns Brew Pub3099

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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
Saint Paul (800) 800 681-2739
Heritage Liquor
Maplewood (651) 651 777-7455
The Boulder Tap House
Mankato () 507 344-1643
The Happy Gnome
St. Paul (651) 651 287-2018