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Top Rated Beers: Midwest (US)

Beers from Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota.
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Top Rated Beers: Midwest (US)
    WR Ratings
1Barrel-Aged Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.67896
2Kentucky Brunch Brand Stout
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 13.00% ABV
4.67368
3Mornin' Delight
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.80% ABV
4.65489
4King Sue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.61643
5Assassin Imperial Stout
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.80% ABV
4.57767
6PseudoSue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.572,196
7Abrasive Ale
Surly Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.513,277
8Darkness
Surly Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.30% ABV
4.482,968
9Fuzzy
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.47323
10Sosus
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.47742
11Saison Du Fermier
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 7.00% ABV
4.45329
12Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.421,368
13Darkness - High West Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged (2014)
Surly Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout
4.41367
14Barrel-Aged Silhouette
Lift Bridge Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.36173
15Barrel-Aged Sump Coffee Stout
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.35310
16Sump Coffee Stout
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.33502
17Wet
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.331,211
18Love Child No. 4
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Wild Ale / 9.00% ABV
4.311,025
19Furious
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.20% ABV
4.314,545
20Masala Mama India Pale Ale
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.311,230
21Coffee Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.31212
22Three Hour Tour
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Milk / Sweet Stout / 6.10% ABV
4.29223
23Saison Du Blé
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.28247
24Czar Jack Imperial Stout
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.28374
25Saison-Brett
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.50% ABV
4.282,719
26ZeeLander
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 5.50% ABV
4.27561
27Todd The Axe Man
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.27160
28Blanc De Blancs
Side Project Brewing
Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut / 10.00% ABV
4.2697
29Moe's Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.52% ABV
4.25147
30Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)
The Schlafly Tap Room
American IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.241,273
31Barrel Aged Sump Rwandan Kyoto
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.2498
32David (Toppling Goliath & Tree House)
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.60% ABV
4.24159
33Black & Wild
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 10.00% ABV
4.2484
34Rum King
Indeed Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.23234
35Bourbon Barrel Quad (BBQ)
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Quadrupel (Quad) / 11.80% ABV
4.231,779
36Cacao Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.22289
37Rye-on-Rye
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Rye Beer / 12.00% ABV
4.221,362
38Unblended (Barrel #40)
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.2178
39Golden Nugget IPA
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.2862
40Blueberry Flanders
Side Project Brewing
Flanders Red Ale / 7.00% ABV
4.2195
41Twisted Trace
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American Barleywine / 9.90% ABV
4.2130
42Schlafly Pumpkin Ale
The Schlafly Tap Room
Pumpkin Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.191,911
43Blakkr
Surly Brewing Company
American Black Ale / 9.99% ABV
4.19802
44Mango Mama
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.18247
45Light Speed
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.18363
46Russian Roulette
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.1889
47Before The Dawn
Steel Toe Brewing
American Barleywine / 13.70% ABV
4.17148
48Dark Knight
Barley John's Brew Pub
Baltic Porter / 12.00% ABV
4.17131
49Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.50% ABV
4.163,782
50La Fosse
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.1563
51The Sixth Glass
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Quadrupel (Quad) / 10.50% ABV
4.152,300
52Coffee Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.152,073
537sue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.1469
54Imperial Stout
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.80% ABV
4.14970
55Biere Du Pays
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 4.00% ABV
4.1379
56Long Strange Tripel
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Tripel / 9.20% ABV
4.131,355
57Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer
August Schell Brewing Company
Berliner Weissbier / 3.50% ABV
4.13208
58Volume # 1
4 Hands Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.1397
59Rosie's Old Ale
Barley John's Brew Pub
Old Ale / 18.00% ABV
4.1263
60MILF
Mother's Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.12188
61Madagascar
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Milk / Sweet Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.1269
62Ca$h Mony
4 Hands Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.1298
63Chocolate Milk Stout
Dangerous Man Brewing
American Stout / 6.30% ABV
4.12130
64Old Backus Barleywine
Free State Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 10.50% ABV
4.11172
65Pentagram
Surly Brewing Company
American Wild Ale / 6.66% ABV
4.11689
66HOPSMACK!
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.11104
67War And Peace
Fulton Beer
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.1192
68Lunker
Steel Toe Brewing
English Barleywine / 14.40% ABV
4.1129
69Size 7
Steel Toe Brewing
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.09493
70Naughty Temple
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 8.20% ABV
4.08132
71Edmund Fitzgerald Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
Fitger's Brewhouse
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.60% ABV
4.08118
72Ol' Jack Frost Imperial Stout
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.0863
73Twisted Galaxy
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.08117
74Let It Ride
Indeed Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
4.08231
75Savant Blanc
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.0891
76Cold Press Black Ale
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
American Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.08125
77Overrated West Coast IPA
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.071,159
78Imperial Pumpkin Smash
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
Pumpkin Ale / 10.60% ABV
4.07362
79The Worthy Adversary
Fulton Beer
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.07309
80Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.071,695
81Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels
Nebraska Brewing Company
Belgian Strong Pale Ale / 10.00% ABV
4.06274
82Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
The Schlafly Tap Room
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.05820
83Smoke
Surly Brewing Company
Baltic Porter / 8.20% ABV
4.05760
84Eight Ale
Surly Brewing Company
American Barleywine
4.05181
85Size 11
Steel Toe Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.00% ABV
4.05214
86Schlafly American IPA
The Schlafly Tap Room
American IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.05859
87War Hammer Imperial IPA
4 Hands Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.03115
88HopAnomaly - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels
Nebraska Brewing Company
Belgian IPA / 10.60% ABV
4.03211
89Box Of Chocolate
Charleville Vineyard Microbrewery
Quadrupel (Quad) / 10.50% ABV
4.02247
90Grainstorm Black Rye IPA
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Black Ale / 7.70% ABV
4.02637
91Misanthrope
Surly Brewing Company
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 7.00% ABV
4.02107
92Haywire Double Black American Ale
Indeed Brewing Company
American Black Ale / 11.50% ABV
4.02105
93SurlyFest
Surly Brewing Company
Märzen / Oktoberfest / 6.00% ABV
4.01729
94Noble Star Collection: Black Forest Cherry
August Schell Brewing Company
Berliner Weissbier / 5.50% ABV
4.01118
95La Boheme
Perennial Artisan Ales
Flanders Oud Bruin / 6.00% ABV
4149
96Harvest Dance
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Wheatwine / 9.50% ABV
4701
97Summit Fest Bier
Summit Brewing Company
Märzen / Oktoberfest / 5.50% ABV
4113
98Ethos IPA
Tallgrass Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.80% ABV
3.99714
99Summit Oatmeal Stout
Summit Brewing Company
Oatmeal Stout / 4.70% ABV
3.99317
100Redband Stout
Great River Brewery
American Stout / 6.00% ABV
3.99245


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 58)
    = (the average number of ratings across the dataset)
C = the mean rating across the dataset (currently 3.68)
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