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.

1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3127100
2AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2409100
3Lawson's Finest Double Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids263100
4Three Floyds Alpha KingThree Floyds Brewing Company2339100
5Founders KBS - HazelnutFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)42100
6Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing1200100
7Toppling Goliath Supa' SumoToppling Goliath Brewing Co.112100
8Foundation EpiphanyFoundation Brewing Company14299
9Sierra Nevada HoptimumSierra Nevada Brewing Company177499
10Old Nation M-43Old Nation Brewing Company35399
11New Holland Dragon's Milk Reserve - Mocha MintNew Holland Brewing Co.3899
12The Bruery So Happens It's TuesdayThe Bruery34899
13Victory DirtWolf Double IPAVictory Brewing Company (ABV)121699
14Stone Liquid PoemStone Brewing5099
15Founders Velvet RushFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)10698
16New Holland Dragon's Milk Reserve - Salted CaramelNew Holland Brewing Co.3998
17Trappistes Rochefort Triple ExtraAbbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy - Brasserie Rochefort25198
18New Holland Dragon's Milk Reserve - Raspberry LemonNew Holland Brewing Co.5098
19Three Floyds GumballheadThree Floyds Brewing Company171197
20Mast Landing Gunner's DaughterMast Landing Brewing Company11097
21Lagunitas Contents Under FresherLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)2497
22Bell's IncessantBell's Brewery (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)6497
23Left Hand Milk Stout NitroLeft Hand Brewing Company14096
24Springdale Brigadeiro - Maple Barrel AgedSpringdale Brewing (Jack's Abby Brewing)1996
25Southern Tier PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)185996


1New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.54100
2New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.5499
3New England Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.41099
4OEC Artista Zynergia: OudilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2599
5New England G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.27998
6New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.3298
7OEC AlbusOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2598
8Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company3098
9New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.2198
10Connecticut Valley Bravo TangoConnecticut Valley Brewing3297
11Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
12New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.3497
13New England Double Fuzzy Baby DucksNew England Brewing Co.1997
14New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.11797
15OEC ExilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)3997
16OEC Experimentalis - Bouquet de Fleurs (Petit Verdot Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)997
17OEC NepenthesOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2497
18New England Coup BeansNew England Brewing Co.1096
19Fat Orange Cat / Nightmare Feed Me A Stray CatFat Orange Cat Brew Company1996
20Two Roads Igor's Dream - Rye Whiskey Barrel AgedTwo Roads Brewing Company14696
21Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company21296
22Fat Orange Cat Lorenzo The Beer CatFat Orange Cat Brew Company2496
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