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.

1Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2793100
2St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4286100
3Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3396100
4Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery333100
5Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company2153100
6Thirsty Dog Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company1302100
7Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing1018100
8Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing1105100
9Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing1645100
10Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids477100
11Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3638100
12New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.44100
13Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Brewing Company1994100
14New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.49100
15Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale AleAvery Brewing Company205399
16Tilquin Oude Gueuze à l'AncienneGueuzerie Tilquin97699
17OrvalBrasserie dOrval434399
18Lagunitas The Waldos' Special AleLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)42599
19Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)129299
20Dogfish Head Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide StoutDogfish Head Brewery13399
21Firestone Walker Union Jack IPAFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)180799
22Clown Shoes Crasher In The RyeClown Shoes Beer8099
23Allagash Tripel ReserveAllagash Brewing Company139099
24Rogue Chocolate StoutRogue Ales249699
25Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0Stone Brewing109299


1New England Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA New England Brewing Co.44100
2New England CoriolisNew England Brewing Co.49100
3New England Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.40599
4New England Supernaut IPANew England Brewing Co.2899
5Willimantic Willi WhammerWillimantic Brewing Company2999
6New England G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.27699
7OEC Artista Zynergia: OudilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2599
8OEC AlbusOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2298
9New England Galaxy Pale AleNew England Brewing Co.3098
10New England 668 Chardonneighbor Of The Beast New England Brewing Co.2198
11New England Imperial Stout Trooper (Bourbon)New England Brewing Co.10997
12OEC Aeris Singularis (Pinot Noir/Gin Barrel)OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1697
13OEC NepenthesOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2397
14Willimantic Address Unknown IPAWillimantic Brewing Company1597
15Thomas Hooker Imperial PorterThomas Hooker Brewing Company35197
16OEC ExilisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)3697
17OEC AerisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)1397
18New England Double Fuzzy Baby DucksNew England Brewing Co.1297
19New England Locust ReignNew England Brewing Co.1097
20Two Roads Igor's Dream - Rye Whiskey Barrel AgedTwo Roads Brewing Company13097
21Two Roads UnorthodoxTwo Roads Brewing Company19797
22New England Coup BeansNew England Brewing Co.1096
23Willimantic VEG IPAWillimantic Brewing Company2196
24OEC Artista Zynergia: SolarisOEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)2596
25Kent Falls Alternate WorldKent Falls Brewing2196

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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
Engine Room
Mystic () (860) 415-8117
Cask Republic
Norwalk (203) 203 354 0163
Worldwide Wine & Spirits
Southington () 860 276-5801
Old Heidelberg
Bethel (203) 203 797-1860