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Top Rated Beers: Great Lakes (US)

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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
4.62976 | 4,174
2Marshmallow Handjee (Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord)
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.62278 | 1,381
3Rare Bourbon County Brand Stout (2015)
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 14.50% ABV
4.58108 | 701
4Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.40% ABV
4.571,135 | 6,735
5Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.40% ABV
4.563,011 | 11,706
6Zombie Dust
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.531,476 | 9,481
7Bourbon County Brand Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.80% ABV
4.52,833 | 11,651
8Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.49404 | 1,839
9Bell's Black Note Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.49576 | 3,865
10Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.48185 | 748
11Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.
English Barleywine / 12.10% ABV
4.48526 | 4,849
12Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.47412 | 2,954
13Founders Breakfast Stout
Founders Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.30% ABV
4.473,661 | 15,803
14Black Gold (2015)
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.4661 | 427
15No Rules
Perrin Brewery
American Porter / 15.00% ABV
4.44151 | 721
16Bourbon Barrel Champion Ground
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.4452 | 254
17Columbus Bodhi DIPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.44167 | 1,296
18Hopslam Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.443,437 | 12,533
19Permanent Funeral
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.50% ABV
4.44301 | 2,664
20Oro Negro
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.4185 | 499
21Hop JuJu Imperial IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.41235 | 1,916
22Dreadnaught IPA
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.41,692 | 5,837
23Nut Smasher
Willoughby Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.3949 | 246
24Spotted Puffer
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3942 | 275
25Sure Bet
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3854 | 467
26Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Eisbock / 15.50% ABV
4.37447 | 1,193
27Wisconsin Belgian Red
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.35982 | 3,384
28Bourbon Barrel Black Maple
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Porter / 11.00% ABV
4.3580 | 808
29Hipster Brunch Stout
Odd Side Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.3481 | 615
30Serendipity
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.34266 | 2,663
31Raspberry Tart
New Glarus Brewing Company
Fruit / Vegetable Beer / 4.00% ABV
4.33919 | 3,673
3230th Anniversary Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.33258 | 1,317
33Founders Imperial Stout
Founders Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.331,824 | 7,540
34Clare's Thirsty Ale
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.50% ABV
4.3222 | 164
35Pipeworks / 4 Hands Square Grouper
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3258 | 645
36Crimson Snapper
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3252 | 357
37Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.32558 | 4,009
38Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.32419 | 1,781
39Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 14.50% ABV
4.31202 | 721
40Wulver
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 12.00% ABV
4.31200 | 1,554
41Bourbon County Brand Regal Rye Stout
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.20% ABV
4.31114 | 603
42Bourbon Barrel Aged Hi-Fi Rye
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
American Barleywine / 10.90% ABV
4.31113 | 330
43Nutulhu
Goose Island Beer Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.3116 | 232
44Roller Blabe DIPA
Hoof Hearted Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.369 | 245
45Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 8.00% ABV
4.3279 | 542
46Barrel Aged The Jones Dog
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Milk / Sweet Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.345 | 390
47Cassian Sunset
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.352 | 222
48Lizard King
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.50% ABV
4.3163 | 859
49Citra
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.3122 | 1,277
50Eighteen
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.2926 | 139
51Hell's Black Intelligencer
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.2866 | 205
52Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown
Founders Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 9.00% ABV
4.28168 | 693
53Dark Lord Imperial Stout
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.281,249 | 4,112
54Thumbprint Scream IIPA
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.27187 | 1,863
55Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 11.50% ABV
4.27608 | 2,233
56Dragonsaddle
Hoof Hearted Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.20% ABV
4.2722 | 102
57Bitches' Bank
18th Street Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.2718 | 165
58White Rajah
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
4.27394 | 2,208
59Super Juicy Hop JuJu
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.2715 | 72
60Wigsplitter
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Oatmeal Stout / 7.70% ABV
4.2684 | 439
61Coffee & Vanilla Barrel Aged Axis Mundi
MadTree Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.2626 | 80
62Dancing Man Wheat
New Glarus Brewing Company
Hefeweizen / 7.20% ABV
4.26455 | 1,323
63Two Hearted Ale
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.263,419 | 13,692
64Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Porter / 6.00% ABV
4.261,994 | 6,294
65Alpha King
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.66% ABV
4.261,779 | 6,195
66Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.25132 | 577
67Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 9.50% ABV
4.25132 | 748
68Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.25609 | 2,331
69Hazel's Nuts
Odd Side Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.2544 | 199
70Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Old Ale / 13.50% ABV
4.25449 | 1,032
71Founders Backwoods Bastard
Founders Brewing Company
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy / 11.60% ABV
4.251,739 | 7,721
72Kuhnhenn DRIPA (Double Rice IPA)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.50% ABV
4.25108 | 922
73Deth's Tar
Revolution Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.40% ABV
4.2474 | 760
74Rye'da Tiger
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.60% ABV
4.2493 | 630
75Rye Barrel Chocolate Porter
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Porter / 9.50% ABV
4.2436 | 228
76Founders Porter
Founders Brewing Company
American Porter / 6.50% ABV
4.241,542 | 7,013
77Deal With The Devil
18th Street Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.50% ABV
4.2435 | 318
78Ninja Vs. Unicorn
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.23298 | 2,038
79Half Acre / Three Floyds Anicca
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.2328 | 367
80Beer Hates Astronauts
Half Acre Beer Company
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.2334 | 310
81Kuhnhenn American Imperial Stout
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.2343 | 113
82Unsessionable
Revolution Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.23118 | 1,001
83Chillwave Double IPA
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.23478 | 3,189
84Hop Stalker Fresh Hop IPA
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.2346 | 393
85Mathias Imperial IPA
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.2350 | 238
86Who's Your Daddy? Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter
Tyranena Brewing Company
American Porter / 7.50% ABV
4.2373 | 158
87Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.23137 | 612
88B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.40% ABV
4.231,025 | 2,668
89Plead The 5th Imperial Stout
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.22892 | 3,812
90Columbus Creeper
Columbus Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 10.00% ABV
4.2240 | 263
91Bourbon Barrel Wood Burner
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.2230 | 281
92Brewhouse Coffee Stout
Central Waters Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 8.20% ABV
4.22375 | 881
93Columbus IPA
Columbus Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.50% ABV
4.22358 | 1,224
94Pear Bear
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Wild Ale / 7.50% ABV
4.2240 | 254
95Straight Jacket
Revolution Brewing Company
English Barleywine / 13.00% ABV
4.2179 | 599
96Barrel Aged Behemoth
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 12.50% ABV
4.2165 | 415
97Broo Doo
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.21467 | 1,820
98Bell's Expedition Stout
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.212,079 | 5,931
99Gumballhead
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
American Pale Wheat Ale / 5.60% ABV
4.211,510 | 5,609
100Founders Harvest Ale
Founders Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.60% ABV
4.211,064 | 4,293


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 3.76)
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