Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Alabama

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November 9, 2022
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Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Alabama

In a world where just a small number of massive companies dominate the beer market, sipping on a brew created close to home can be all the more satisfying.

The last decade has seen an explosion of breweries that operate on a smaller scale and offer a wider, and sometimes more experimental, selection of beer. While craft beer often has a higher price tag than your average domestic beer, consumers are clearly willing to pay more: In 2020, craft beer accounted for almost a quarter of the U.S. retail beer market.

Stacker compiled a list of the breweries with the most beers ranked in the top 93 in Alabama using data from BeerAdvocate. Any ties were broken by the highest-ranking beer. Continue reading to find out which Alabama breweries have the tastiest offerings.

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#17. Rammer Jammer Beer Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #93. Rammer Jammer (Light Lager)
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#16. Goat Island Brewery

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #54. Blood Orange Berliner-Weisse (Berliner Weisse)
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#15. Ferus Artisan Ales

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #26. IPA (American IPA)
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#14. Folklore Brewing & Meadery

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #17. Snipe Hunt IPA (American IPA)
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#13. Singin' River Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 2
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #39. IPAcalypse Now (American IPA)
--- #47. Ghost Bridge Imperial Stout (Russian Imperial Stout)

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#12. Druid City Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 2
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #8. Downtown North Porter (Imperial Porter)
--- #63. Pale Ale (American Pale Ale)
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#11. Black Warrior Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 3
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #64. Broad Street Brown (American Brown Ale)
--- #70. Crimson Ale (American Amber / Red Ale)
--- #89. Lock 17 IPA (American IPA)
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#10. Ghost Train Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 3
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #20. Kaleidoscope Kettle Sour (Fruited Kettle Sour)
--- #33. Judge Juicy (American IPA)
--- #55. Gulf Coast IPA (American IPA)
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#9. Old Black Bear Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #69. Milepost 652 (Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB))
--- #73. Cave City Lager (American Amber / Red Lager)
--- #78. Roaming Bear Porter (American Porter)
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#8. Cahaba Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #40. Oka Uba IPA (American IPA)
--- #44. Oktoberfest Bier (Märzen)
--- #85. American Blonde (American Blonde Ale)

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#7. Fairhope Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #21. Take The Causeway IPA (American IPA)
--- #51. Judge Roy Bean Coffee Stout (Sweet / Milk Stout)
--- #67. FiftyOne Pale Ale (American Pale Ale)
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#6. Avondale Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 5
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #29. A-OK IPA (American IPA)
--- #42. Miss Fancy's Tripel (Tripel)
--- #57. Spring Street Saison (Saison)
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#5. Back Forty Beer Co.

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 9
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #27. Trade Day Cuban Coffee Stout (American Stout)
--- #48. The Mandarin Chief (Imperial IPA)
--- #65. BamaMosa (Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut)
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#4. Straight To Ale

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 10
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #2. Illudium (Old Ale)
--- #7. Unobtanium Barrel-Aged Old Ale (Old Ale)
--- #23. Velvet Evil (Old Ale)
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#3. Yellowhammer Brewing

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 11
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #34. Frankenhammer (Belgian Dark Strong Ale)
--- #36. Trampoline Dream (Imperial IPA)
--- #45. Miracle Worker Tripel (Tripel)

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#2. Good People Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 11
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #1. Hitchhiker (American IPA)
--- #3. El Gordo (Barrel Aged) (Russian Imperial Stout)
--- #4. Snake Handler Double IPA (Imperial IPA)
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#1. Trimtab Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Alabama: 21
- Highest ranked beers in Alabama:
--- #5. Language of Thunder - Cumulus (American Imperial Stout)
--- #6. Light Visions: Theory of Abundance (New England IPA)
--- #9. Breakfast Hero (Sweet / Milk Stout)

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