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Top Rated Beers: Great Lakes (US)

Beers from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin.
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Top Rated Beers: Great Lakes (US)
    WR Ratings
1Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.40% ABV
4.685,963
2Founders CBS Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.60% ABV
4.663,449
3Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.651,111
4Bourbon County Vanilla Rye
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.60% ABV
4.621,308
5Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.20% ABV
4.6110,001
6Zombie Dust
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.68,152
7Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2014)
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.20% ABV
4.6616
8Bourbon County Brand Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.80% ABV
4.5910,200
9Bell's Black Note Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.543,542
10Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.532,507
11Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.531,654
12Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.
English Barleywine / 12.10% ABV
4.524,122
13Founders Breakfast Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.30% ABV
4.5214,239
14Permanent Funeral
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.50% ABV
4.512,175
15R&D Wild Peach
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Wild Ale / 7.25% ABV
4.5528
16Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.48601
17Hopslam Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.4811,468
18Columbus Bodhi DIPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.471,049
19Bourbon Barrel Black Maple
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.45549
20Hop JuJu Imperial IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.451,431
21Pipeworks / 4 Hands Square Grouper
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.44461
22Nutulhu
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.43166
23Unsessionable
Revolution Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.41679
24Seventeen
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.50% ABV
4.41305
25Dreadnaught IPA
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.45,422
26Citra
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.381,166
27Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 14.50% ABV
4.37595
28Wisconsin Belgian Red
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.372,927
29Founders Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.366,769
30Wulver
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 12.00% ABV
4.361,245
31Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Eisbock / 15.50% ABV
4.351,051
32Kuhnhenn DRIPA (Double Rice IPA)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.35817
33Raspberry Tart
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.353,245
34Thumbprint Scream IIPA
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.341,490
35Sure Bet
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.34197
36Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 10.00% ABV
4.34426
37Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.331,555
38Founders Backwoods Bastard
Founders Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 10.20% ABV
4.336,933
39Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.333,382
40Serendipity
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.322,259
41Galaxy Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.32616
42Sour Reserve
Upland Brewing Company
Gueuze
4.31316
43Clare's Thirsty Ale
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.50% ABV
4.31128
44Deal With The Devil
18th Street Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.50% ABV
4.3198
45Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 11.50% ABV
4.32,005
46Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.3457
47Plead The 5th Imperial Stout
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.33,387
48Not Your Father's Root Beer (5.9%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 5.90% ABV
4.3682
49Half Acre / Three Floyds Anicca
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.29341
50Columbus Creeper
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.29232
51Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.282,161
52Hipster Brunch Stout
Odd Side Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.28240
53White Rajah
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
4.281,850
54Beer Hates Astronauts
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.28208
55Chillwave Double IPA
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.40% ABV
4.282,837
563 Floyds / Half Acre Anicca
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.28367
57Strawberry Rhubarb
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.271,254
58Barrel Aged The Jones Dog
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Milk / Sweet Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.27309
59Two Hearted Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.2712,390
60Barrel Aged Behemoth
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 12.50% ABV
4.26358
61Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.26443
62Founders Harvest Ale
Founders Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.60% ABV
4.263,859
63Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.263,685
64Founders Porter
Founders Brewing Company
American Porter / 6.50% ABV
4.256,300
65Alpha King
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.66% ABV
4.255,607
66Arctic Panzer Wolf
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.253,279
67Hop Stalker Fresh Hop IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.25270
68Ninja Vs. Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.251,446
69Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.25959
70Hunter Vanilla
18th Street Brewery
Milk / Sweet Stout / 8.50% ABV
4.25152
71Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Porter / 5.80% ABV
4.245,785
72Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.00% ABV
4.24496
73Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.24687
74Hell's Black Intelligencer
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.24203
75Broo Doo
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.241,653
76Rye'da Tiger
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.60% ABV
4.24620
77IBUsive
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.24127
78As You Wish...
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.24126
79Deth's Tar
Revolution Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.24586
80Bourbon Barrel Wood Burner
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.24194
81Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.232,096
82Bell's Expedition Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.235,405
83Straight Jacket
Revolution Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 13.00% ABV
4.23481
84Apocalypse Cow
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.00% ABV
4.231,816
85Bourbon County Templeton Rye
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.2379
86Juliet
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.231,451
87Simcoe
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.23499
88Mathias Imperial IPA
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.22214
89Unicorn Hits Rock Bottom
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.22150
90Behemoth Blonde Barleywine
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 10.50% ABV
4.221,653
91Barrel Aged Naked Evil
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
English Barleywine / 11.30% ABV
4.22593
92Mosaic
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.22160
93B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.222,505
94Barrel Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.22269
95Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night Imperial Stout
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.90% ABV
4.22881
96Bean Gene
Revolution Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.50% ABV
4.21537
97Kuhnhenn Solstice Stout
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Strong Ale / 16.00% ABV
4.2173
98Thumbprint Cran-Bic
New Glarus Brewing Company
Lambic - Fruit / 6.00% ABV
4.21518
99Live A Rich Life
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Belgian IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.21772
100Founders Double Trouble
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.40% ABV
4.25,956


How was this list calculated?

Lists are generated using a Bayesian estimate that pulls data from millions of BeerAdvocate user ratings and normalizes scores based on the number of ratings for each beer.

The general statistical formula is:
weighted rank (WR) = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C

R = average (mean) rating for the beer = (Rating)
v = number of ratings for the beer = (votes)
m = minimum ratings required to be considered (currently 70)
    = (the average number of ratings across the dataset)
C = the mean rating across the dataset (currently 3.78)
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