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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
4.685,988
2Founders CBS Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.60% ABV
4.663,489
3Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.661,132
4Bourbon County Vanilla Rye
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.60% ABV
4.631,339
5Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.20% ABV
4.6110,089
6Zombie Dust
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.68,207
7Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2014)
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.20% ABV
4.6638
8Bourbon County Brand Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.80% ABV
4.5910,239
9Bell's Black Note Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.543,557
10Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.532,523
11Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.531,658
12Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.
English Barleywine / 12.10% ABV
4.524,137
13Founders Breakfast Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.30% ABV
4.5214,274
14Permanent Funeral
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.50% ABV
4.512,202
15R&D Wild Peach
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Wild Ale / 7.25% ABV
4.5537
16Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.48617
17Hopslam Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.4811,496
18Columbus Bodhi DIPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.471,059
19Bourbon Barrel Black Maple
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.46559
20Hop JuJu Imperial IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.441,448
21Pipeworks / 4 Hands Square Grouper
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.44488
22Nutulhu
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.43171
23Seventeen
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.50% ABV
4.43336
24Unsessionable
Revolution Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.41683
25Dreadnaught IPA
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.45,432
26Citra
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.381,169
27Wisconsin Belgian Red
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.372,940
28Founders Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.366,785
29Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 14.50% ABV
4.36598
30Wulver
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 12.00% ABV
4.361,258
31Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Eisbock / 15.50% ABV
4.351,058
32Kuhnhenn DRIPA (Double Rice IPA)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.35823
33Raspberry Tart
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.353,255
34Thumbprint Scream IIPA
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.341,504
35Sure Bet
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.34197
36Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.341,565
37Founders Backwoods Bastard
Founders Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 10.20% ABV
4.336,955
38Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 10.00% ABV
4.33439
39Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.333,398
40Serendipity
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.322,269
41Galaxy Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.32616
42Sour Reserve
Upland Brewing Company
Gueuze
4.31319
43Clare's Thirsty Ale
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.50% ABV
4.31129
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
4.32,016
46Not Your Father's Root Beer (5.9%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 5.90% ABV
4.3753
47Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.3457
48Plead The 5th Imperial Stout
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.33,405
49Half Acre / Three Floyds Anicca
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.29342
50Columbus Creeper
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.29234
51Hipster Brunch Stout
Odd Side Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.29245
52Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.282,168
53White Rajah
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
4.281,864
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
4.282,866
563 Floyds / Half Acre Anicca
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.28368
57Strawberry Rhubarb
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.271,256
58Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.273,716
59Barrel Aged The Jones Dog
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Milk / Sweet Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.27311
60Two Hearted Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.2712,461
61Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.26449
62Founders Harvest Ale
Founders Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.60% ABV
4.263,860
63Barrel Aged Behemoth
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 12.50% ABV
4.26361
64Alpha King
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.66% ABV
4.255,628
65Hunter Vanilla
18th Street Brewery
Milk / Sweet Stout / 8.50% ABV
4.25159
66Arctic Panzer Wolf
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.253,291
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
4.251,457
69Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.25960
70Founders Porter
Founders Brewing Company
American Porter / 6.50% ABV
4.246,319
71Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Porter / 5.80% ABV
4.245,797
72Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.24689
73As You Wish...
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.24130
74Broo Doo
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.241,654
75Hell's Black Intelligencer
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.24203
76IBUsive
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.24128
77Rye'da Tiger
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.60% ABV
4.24620
78Bourbon Barrel Wood Burner
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.24196
79Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.00% ABV
4.24497
80Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.232,101
81Straight Jacket
Revolution Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 13.00% ABV
4.23487
82Bell's Expedition Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.235,413
83Apocalypse Cow
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.00% ABV
4.231,817
84Bourbon County Templeton Rye
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.2379
85Juliet
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.231,454
86Simcoe
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.23499
87Deth's Tar
Revolution Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.23593
88Mosaic
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.22169
89Mathias Imperial IPA
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.22215
90Unicorn Hits Rock Bottom
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.22150
91Behemoth Blonde Barleywine
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 10.50% ABV
4.221,655
92Kuhnhenn Solstice Stout
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Strong Ale / 16.00% ABV
4.2275
93Barrel Aged Naked Evil
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
English Barleywine / 11.30% ABV
4.22595
94B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.222,506
95Barrel Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.22274
96Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night Imperial Stout
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.90% ABV
4.22884
97Bean Gene
Revolution Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.50% ABV
4.21539
98Thumbprint Cran-Bic
New Glarus Brewing Company
Lambic - Fruit / 6.00% ABV
4.21522
99Live A Rich Life
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Belgian IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.21780
100Founders Double Trouble
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.40% ABV
4.25,960


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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