The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Connecticut, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Connecticut, 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 Brewery3154100
2Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1845100
3St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4468100
4Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids564100
5Tree House Very GreenTree House Brewing Company97100
6Founders PorterFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)2331100
7Firestone Walker Napa ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)34100
8Founders KBS EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)59100
9Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Brewery2505100
10New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.5299
11Unibroue Trois PistolesUnibroue (Sleeman - Sapporo)281599
12Tröegs Nugget Nectar AleTröegs Brewing Company159099
13Dogfish Head Palo Santo MarronDogfish Head Brewery210399
14Boulevard Whiskey Barrel StoutBoulevard Brewing Company (Duvel-Moortgat)68099
15Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing126399
16Caldera Old Growth Imperial StoutCaldera Brewing Company25499
17Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith334499
18Allagash Tripel ReserveAllagash Brewing Company141799
19Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar IIPAOmnipollo107699
20Arrogant Bastard AleArrogant Consortia413099
21North Coast Old Stock Ale North Coast Brewing Company219999
22Cigar City Jai Alai India Pale AleCigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)198699
23New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.3199
24Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA TripelBrasserie d'Achouffe (Duvel-Moortgat)255499
2518th Street Hunter18th Street Brewery18699


1New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.52100
2New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.5299
3New England Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.40999
4New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.3199
5OEC Artista Zynergia: OudilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2599
6New England G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.27999
7OEC AlbusOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2398
8Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company3098
9New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.2198
10OEC Aeris Singularis (Pinot Noir/Gin Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1697
11OEC NepenthesOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2397
12New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.3397
13Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
14New England Double Fuzzy Baby DucksNew England Brewing Co.1997
15New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.11797
16OEC ExilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)3997
17OEC Experimentalis with Bouquet de Fleurs (Petit Verdot Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)997
18OEC AerisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1497
19Two Roads Igor's Dream - Rye Whiskey Barrel AgedTwo Roads Brewing Company14596
20New England Coup BeansNew England Brewing Co.1096
21Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company21196
22Fox Farm BurstFox Farm Brewery1396
23OEC Artista Zynergia: SolarisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2596
24Thomas Hooker #nofilterThomas Hooker Brewing Company3696
25Willimantic VEG IPAWillimantic Brewing Company2296

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
Oxford () 203 295-2831
Worldwide Wine & Spirits
Southington () 860 276-5801
Old Heidelberg
Bethel (203) 203 797-1860
Local Kitchen & Beer Bar - South Norwalk
South Norwalk () 203 957-3352
Cask Republic
Norwalk (203) 203 354 0163