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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 Reviews | Hads
1Founders CBS Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.60% ABV
4.62961 | 4,070
2Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.61272 | 1,341
3Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.40% ABV
4.581,110 | 6,601
4Rare Bourbon County Brand Stout (2015)
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 14.50% ABV
4.5683 | 496
5Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.20% ABV
4.562,848 | 11,060
6Zombie Dust
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.531,412 | 9,176
7Bourbon County Brand Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.80% ABV
4.52,771 | 11,359
8Bell's Black Note Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.49565 | 3,800
9Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.48394 | 1,799
10Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.48182 | 706
11Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.
English Barleywine / 12.10% ABV
4.48511 | 4,713
12Founders Breakfast Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.30% ABV
4.473,607 | 15,490
13Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.46396 | 2,854
14Black Gold (2015)
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.4552 | 339
15No Rules
Perrin Brewery
American Porter / 15.00% ABV
4.44119 | 555
16Hopslam Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.443,306 | 11,964
17Columbus Bodhi DIPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.44158 | 1,251
18Permanent Funeral
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.50% ABV
4.44291 | 2,579
19Bourbon Barrel Champion Ground
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.4243 | 201
20Dreadnaught IPA
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.41,684 | 5,753
21Oro Negro
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.3968 | 410
22Hop JuJu Imperial IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.38172 | 1,604
23Sure Bet
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3754 | 454
24Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Eisbock / 15.50% ABV
4.37442 | 1,168
25Bourbon Barrel Black Maple
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.3773 | 753
26Spotted Puffer
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3639 | 252
27Hipster Brunch Stout
Odd Side Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.3667 | 486
28R&D Vintage 2014
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Wild Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.3646 | 299
29Wisconsin Belgian Red
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.35969 | 3,300
30Nut Smasher
Willoughby Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.3435 | 185
31Serendipity
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.34263 | 2,577
32Raspberry Tart
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.33912 | 3,592
33Founders Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.331,775 | 7,293
3430th Anniversary Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.33240 | 1,142
35Pipeworks / 4 Hands Square Grouper
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3258 | 640
36Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.32541 | 3,872
37Wulver
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 12.00% ABV
4.32187 | 1,497
38Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.32415 | 1,750
39Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 14.50% ABV
4.31200 | 694
40Bourbon Barrel Aged Hi-Fi Rye
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
American Barleywine / 10.90% ABV
4.31112 | 328
41Clare's Thirsty Ale
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.50% ABV
4.3120 | 156
42Bourbon County Brand Regal Rye
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.20% ABV
4.3187 | 455
43Lizard King
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.50% ABV
4.3119 | 646
44Bière De Mars - Grand Reserve
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Bière de Garde / 7.00% ABV
4.3101 | 215
45Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.00% ABV
4.29279 | 542
46Barrel Aged The Jones Dog
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Milk / Sweet Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.2942 | 373
47Citra
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.29122 | 1,272
48Roller Blabe DIPA
Hoof Hearted Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.2851 | 148
49Hell's Black Intelligencer
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.2866 | 204
50White Rajah
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
4.28382 | 2,151
51Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.281,230 | 4,022
52Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 11.50% ABV
4.27578 | 2,144
53Thumbprint Scream IIPA
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.27179 | 1,822
54Two Hearted Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.263,355 | 13,410
55Dancing Man Wheat
New Glarus Brewing Company
Hefeweizen / 7.20% ABV
4.26443 | 1,282
56Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Porter / 6.00% ABV
4.261,976 | 6,202
57Alpha King
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.66% ABV
4.261,761 | 6,075
58Dragonsaddle
Hoof Hearted Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.20% ABV
4.2520 | 95
59Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.25596 | 2,293
60Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 9.50% ABV
4.25130 | 711
61Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.25129 | 561
62Bitches' Bank
18th Street Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.2514 | 118
63Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.25447 | 1,015
64Founders Backwoods Bastard
Founders Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 11.60% ABV
4.251,709 | 7,584
65Kuhnhenn DRIPA (Double Rice IPA)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.24104 | 902
66Wigsplitter
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 7.70% ABV
4.2455 | 324
67Chillwave Double IPA
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.40% ABV
4.24444 | 3,053
68Nutulhu
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.2412 | 218
69Mathias Imperial IPA
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.2448 | 232
70Rye'da Tiger
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.60% ABV
4.2493 | 627
71Founders Porter
Founders Brewing Company
American Porter / 6.50% ABV
4.241,508 | 6,852
72Deth's Tar
Revolution Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.2467 | 718
73Who's Your Daddy? Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 7.50% ABV
4.2373 | 153
74Coffee & Vanilla Barrel Aged Axis Mundi
MadTree Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.2322 | 68
75Unsessionable
Revolution Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.23116 | 990
76Beer Hates Astronauts
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.2334 | 309
77Kuhnhenn American Imperial Stout
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.2343 | 110
78Half Acre / Three Floyds Anicca
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.2328 | 364
79B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.231,014 | 2,631
80Plead The 5th Imperial Stout
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.22869 | 3,722
81Hop Stalker Fresh Hop IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.2245 | 387
82Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.22130 | 567
83Ninja Vs. Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.22258 | 1,880
84Deal With The Devil
18th Street Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.50% ABV
4.2232 | 295
85Frampaars
Funk Factory Geuzeria
Lambic - Fruit
4.2210 | 24
86Brewhouse Coffee Stout
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.20% ABV
4.22373 | 875
87Gumballhead
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Wheat Ale / 5.60% ABV
4.221,488 | 5,503
88Columbus IPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.50% ABV
4.22351 | 1,203
89Columbus Creeper
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.2238 | 256
90Pear Bear
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Wild Ale / 7.50% ABV
4.2137 | 217
91Broo Doo
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.21467 | 1,803
92Bell's Expedition Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.212,049 | 5,803
93Barrel Aged Behemoth
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 12.50% ABV
4.2162 | 394
94Founders Harvest Ale
Founders Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.60% ABV
4.211,061 | 4,266
95Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 10.00% ABV
4.254 | 555
96Not Your Father's Root Beer (19.5%)
Small Town Brewery
Herbed / Spiced Beer / 19.50% ABV
4.210 | 76
97Straight Jacket
Revolution Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 13.00% ABV
4.271 | 559
98Galaxy Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.254 | 617
99Imperial IPA
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.2329 | 520
1003 Floyds / Half Acre Anicca
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.1931 | 390


How was this list calculated?

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

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

R = average rating for the beer = (Rating)
v = number of reviews for the beer = (votes)
m = minimum number of reviews required to be considered (currently 10)
C = the mean rating across the dataset (currently 3.74)
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