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 HopslamBell's Brewery2701100
2Founders KBS Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)156100
3Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company1424100
4Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.463100
5Founders KBS EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)220100
6Toppling Goliath Pseudo SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.958100
7Boréale IPA du Nord-EstBoréale - Brasseurs du Nord94100
8Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery3372100
9Tilquin Oude Gueuze à l'AncienneGueuzerie Tilquin109299
10Founders Underground Mountain BrownFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)28699
11Founders Panther CubFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)6399
12Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company157999
13Moylans Hopsickle Imperial India Pale AleMoylans Brewery & Restaurant127399
14Aslin Double Orange StarfishAslin Beer Company8199
15Old Nation M-43Old Nation Brewing Company33199
16Boon Kriek Mariage ParfaitBrouwerij F. Boon84599
17Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial PorterFlying Dog Brewery264999
18New England Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.41099
19Sierra Nevada BigfootSierra Nevada Brewing Company342999
20Boréale Double DescenteBoréale - Brasseurs du Nord4499
21Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche DoppelbockHeller-Bräu Trum132799
22Oskar Blues G'Knight Imperial Red IPAOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)196798
23Founders Backstage Series #11: Big LushiousFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)47898
24Toppling Goliath Intergalactic Warrior IPAToppling Goliath Brewing Co.14198
25Anderson Valley Huge ArkerAnderson Valley Brewing Company20398


1New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.54100
2New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.5299
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)2398
8Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company3098
9New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.2198
10Connecticut Valley Bravo TangoConnecticut Valley Brewing3097
11OEC Aeris Singularis (Pinot Noir/Gin Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1697
12OEC NepenthesOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2397
13Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
14New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.3497
15New England Double Fuzzy Baby DucksNew England Brewing Co.1997
16New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.11797
17OEC ExilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)3997
18OEC Experimentalis with Bouquet de Fleurs (Petit Verdot Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)997
19OEC AerisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1497
20New England Coup BeansNew England Brewing Co.1096
21Two Roads Igor's Dream - Rye Whiskey Barrel AgedTwo Roads Brewing Company14696
22Fat Orange Cat / Nightmare Feed Me A Stray CatFat Orange Cat Brew Company1596
23Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company21296
24Fat Orange Cat Lorenzo The Beer CatFat Orange Cat Brew Company2496
25OEC Artista Zynergia: SolarisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2596

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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