The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in South Dakota, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for South Dakota, 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 Company2615100
2Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version)Surly Brewing Company325100
3Bell's Planet Series: Mars - The Bringer Of WarBell’s Brewery30399
4Surly Overrated West Coast Style IPASurly Brewing Company46897
5Founders Mosaic PromiseFounders Brewing Company70596
6Stone Tangerine Express IPAStone Brewing25595
7Surly Xtra-Citra Pale AleSurly Brewing Company17694
8Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company134393
9Founders Azacca IPAFounders Brewing Company56593
10Alaskan Pilot Series: Jalapeño Imperial IPAAlaskan Brewing Company9790
11Tallgrass Key Lime PieTallgrass Brewing Company5289
12Alaskan Husky IPAAlaskan Brewing Company5288
13Oskar Blues FugliOskar Blues Brewery15085
14Take 16 Kick The Can IPATake 16 Brewing Company1285
15Zipline India Pale AleZipline Brewing Company1584
16Boulevard Tough Kitty Milk StoutBoulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)4482
17B. Nektar Tuco Style Freakout (aka Agave Lime)B. Nektar Meadery8881
18Prairie Berry Raspberry HoneywinePrairie Berry Winery3281
19Tallgrass Flyin' Hawaiian Double IPATallgrass Brewing Company2573
20Fargo Sodbuster PorterFargo Brewing Company7573
21Tallgrass Top Rope IPATallgrass Brewing Company8272
22Ace Space Bloody OrangeCalifornia Cider Company2465
23Black Tooth Hot Streak IPABlack Tooth Brewing Company2764
24Lucky Bucket StupefyLucky Bucket Brewing Company1064
25Firehouse Smoke Jumper StoutFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2662


1Prairie Berry Raspberry HoneywinePrairie Berry Winery3281
2Firehouse Brown Cow AleFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)970
3Crow Peak Pile-O-Dirt PorterCrow Peak Brewing Company16670
4Sick N Twisted Panty Droppin' PorterSick N Twisted Brewing Company1268
5Hydra Unholy VanillaHydra Beer Company1267
6Firehouse Smoke Jumper StoutFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2662
7Crow Peak MjollnirCrow Peak Brewing Company1458
8Fernson IPAFernson Brewing Company1650
9Sick N Twisted Hop On Top IPASick N Twisted Brewing Company1047
10Crow Peak Bear Butte Brown AleCrow Peak Brewing Company1447
11Sick N Twisted Naughty Redhead Imperial Red AleSick N Twisted Brewing Company946
12Firehouse IrishRedFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2244
13Firehouse Chukkar AleFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)3744
14Crow Peak Eleventh Hour IPACrow Peak Brewing Company16144
15Firehouse Buffalo BitterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)1343
16Fernson Lion's Paw LagerFernson Brewing Company1537
17Fernson Farmhouse AleFernson Brewing Company3334
18Firehouse Wilderness WheatFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)2322
19Crow Peak Canyon Cream AleCrow Peak Brewing Company5911
20Firehouse Brewers GoldenFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)50
21Firehouse Honey Rye PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)70
22Firehouse Strong Arm PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)60
23Firehouse Prodigy PorterFirehouse Brewing Company (SD)60
24Crow Peak Easy Livin' Summer AleCrow Peak Brewing Company8
25Dempseys Valkyrie RedDempseys Brewery, Pub & Restaurant7

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Independent Ale House
Rapid City () 605 718-9492
Wooden Legs Brewing Company
Brookings () 605 692-2337
Taylors Pantry Good Spirits
Sioux Falls (605) 605 339-1500
Fernson Brewing Company
Sioux Falls () 605 789-3822
Crow Peak Brewing Company
Spearfish (605) 605 717-0006