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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 Reviews | Hads
1Kentucky Brunch Brand Stout
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.6877 | 483
2Mornin' Delight
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.68131 | 779
3Barrel-Aged Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.57101 | 1,129
4King Sue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.56122 | 1,236
5PseudoSue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.5439 | 3,345
6Todd The Axe Man
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.48226 | 1,333
7Abrasive Ale
Surly Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 9.00% ABV
4.46912 | 4,247
8Assassin Imperial Stout
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.4585 | 983
9Sosus
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.43110 | 1,054
10Darkness
Surly Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.30% ABV
4.41824 | 3,458
11Fuzzy
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.436 | 418
12XHOPS (Gold Label)
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 5.30% ABV
4.440 | 157
13Framboise Du Fermier
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.3925 | 144
14Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.38242 | 2,038
15Saison Du Fermier
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 7.00% ABV
4.3841 | 558
16Madagascar
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Milk / Sweet Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.3747 | 440
17Masala Mama India Pale Ale
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.34673 | 1,330
18Darkness - High West Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged (2015)
Surly Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 12.00% ABV
4.3323 | 162
19Derivation Blend #1 (Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrel)
Side Project Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.3220 | 109
20Barrel-Aged Silhouette
Lift Bridge Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.3128 | 272
21Three Hour Tour
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Milk / Sweet Stout / 6.10% ABV
4.3185 | 283
22Sump Coffee Stout
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.396 | 1,034
23Furious
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.60% ABV
4.31,474 | 5,231
24Czar Jack Imperial Stout
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.29148 | 406
25Pulling Nails Blend #3
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.2822 | 170
26Saison-Brett
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.50% ABV
4.28738 | 3,098
27HOPSMACK!
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.00% ABV
4.2719 | 190
28Pompeii
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 5.50% ABV
4.2792 | 559
29ZeeLander
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 5.50% ABV
4.26114 | 884
30Abricot Du Fermier
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.2517 | 157
31Dark Knight
Barley John's Brew Pub
Baltic Porter / 12.00% ABV
4.2582 | 148
32Wet
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.50% ABV
4.25462 | 1,506
33Saison Du Blé
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.2435 | 409
34Black & Wild
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 10.00% ABV
4.2414 | 153
35Mango Mama
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.23111 | 270
36Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)
The Schlafly Tap Room
American IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.23262 | 1,611
37Ibex Series: The Eleventh Labor
The Schlafly Tap Room
Berliner Weissbier / 4.20% ABV
4.215 | 47
38Derivation Blend #2 (Ugandan Vanilla Bean)
Side Project Brewing
American Double / Imperial Stout / 15.00% ABV
4.211 | 59
39Bourbon Barrel Quad (BBQ)
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Quadrupel (Quad) / 11.80% ABV
4.2599 | 2,112
40Coffee Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.228 | 327
41Rum King
Indeed Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.233 | 344
42Barrel-Aged Sump Coffee Stout
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.232 | 378
43Old Backus Barleywine
Free State Brewing Co.
American Barleywine / 10.50% ABV
4.1989 | 217
44The Eleventh Labor
The Schlafly Tap Room
Berliner Weissbier / 4.20% ABV
4.1911 | 24
45Maman
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.50% ABV
4.1913 | 90
46Orviamo
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 10.00% ABV
4.1814 | 63
47Rosie's Old Ale
Barley John's Brew Pub
Old Ale / 18.00% ABV
4.1824 | 66
48Vanilla Bean Abraxas
Perennial Artisan Ales
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.00% ABV
4.1714 | 101
49Golden Nugget IPA
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 6.00% ABV
4.17162 | 1,368
50Rye-on-Rye
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Rye Beer / 12.00% ABV
4.17371 | 1,574
51Russian Roulette
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.30% ABV
4.1719 | 93
52Blakkr
Surly Brewing Company
American Black Ale / 9.99% ABV
4.16132 | 1,053
53Cacao Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.1634 | 424
54Schlafly Pumpkin Ale
The Schlafly Tap Room
Pumpkin Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.16552 | 2,196
55Twisted Trace
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American Barleywine / 9.90% ABV
4.1621 | 160
56Love Child No. 5
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Wild Ale / 8.20% ABV
4.1666 | 476
57Light Speed
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.1576 | 722
58Imperial Stout
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.15362 | 1,259
59MILF
Mother's Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial Stout / 11.00% ABV
4.1543 | 307
60Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 8.50% ABV
4.15947 | 4,683
61Coffee Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.14822 | 2,460
62Edmund Fitzgerald Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
Fitger's Brewhouse
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.60% ABV
4.1435 | 125
63Big RICC
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Russian Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.1451 | 210
64Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels
Nebraska Brewing Company
Belgian Strong Pale Ale / 10.00% ABV
4.1492 | 337
65Sticker Fight
Steel Toe Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.1419 | 105
66War And Peace
Fulton Beer
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.1459 | 282
67Intergalactic Warrior IPA
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American IPA / 5.80% ABV
4.1321 | 229
68Blanc De Blancs
Side Project Brewing
Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut / 10.00% ABV
4.1314 | 165
69Smoke
Surly Brewing Company
Baltic Porter / 8.20% ABV
4.12283 | 875
70Nelson Schmelsson
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 7.20% ABV
4.1217 | 166
71Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer
August Schell Brewing Company
Berliner Weissbier / 3.50% ABV
4.1243 | 223
72Long Strange Tripel
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Tripel / 9.20% ABV
4.12454 | 1,507
73Twisted Reality Barleywine
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
American Barleywine / 9.90% ABV
4.1221 | 52
74La Fosse
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 8.00% ABV
4.1217 | 222
75Lunker
Steel Toe Brewing
English Barleywine / 14.40% ABV
4.1141 | 196
76Bender
Surly Brewing Company
American Brown Ale / 5.10% ABV
4.1749 | 1,878
77Pentagram
Surly Brewing Company
American Wild Ale / 6.66% ABV
4.181 | 899
78Biere Du Pays
Side Project Brewing
Saison / Farmhouse Ale / 4.00% ABV
4.0812 | 160
79The Sixth Glass
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Quadrupel (Quad) / 10.50% ABV
4.08773 | 2,696
80Worthy Adversary
Fulton Beer
Russian Imperial Stout / 9.50% ABV
4.0763 | 371
811800 Old English IPA
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
English India Pale Ale (IPA) / 8.20% ABV
4.0747 | 107
82Size 11
Steel Toe Brewing
American Double / Imperial IPA / 11.00% ABV
4.0746 | 253
83Cold Press Black Ale
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
American Black Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.0740 | 299
84Blueberry Flanders
Side Project Brewing
Flanders Red Ale / 7.00% ABV
4.0721 | 240
85Owd Mac's Imperial Stout
Free State Brewing Co.
Russian Imperial Stout
4.0627 | 54
86Before The Dawn
Steel Toe Brewing
American Barleywine / 13.70% ABV
4.0627 | 166
87Overrated West Coast IPA
Surly Brewing Company
American IPA / 7.30% ABV
4.06221 | 1,526
88Size 7
Steel Toe Brewing
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.06122 | 596
89Foedre Beer
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.0612 | 89
90The Calling
Boulevard Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.50% ABV
4.06166 | 1,109
91Big Boat Oatmeal Stout
Fitger's Brewhouse
Oatmeal Stout / 6.60% ABV
4.0639 | 117
92HopAnomaly - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels
Nebraska Brewing Company
Belgian IPA / 10.60% ABV
4.0683 | 251
93Black H2O Oatmeal Stout
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Oatmeal Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.0597 | 213
94Volume # 1
4 Hands Brewing Co.
American Double / Imperial Stout / 10.50% ABV
4.0524 | 183
95Naughty Temple
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
English India Pale Ale (IPA) / 7.20% ABV
4.0516 | 150
96Twisted Galaxy
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Double / Imperial IPA / 8.20% ABV
4.0515 | 140
97Fencerow
Side Project Brewing
American Wild Ale / 6.00% ABV
4.0515 | 111
98El Nino IPA
Fitger's Brewhouse
American IPA / 7.00% ABV
4.0548 | 128
99Redband Stout
Great River Brewery
American Stout / 6.00% ABV
4.05102 | 253
100Fresh Hop Mosaic IPA
Castle Danger Brewery
American IPA / 6.50% ABV
4.0414 | 53


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 3.7)
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