Highest rated beer in Alabama

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Alabama

If you drink beer—any beer—you've likely heard of the craft beer revolution, and you likely fall into one of two camps: IPA warrior or lager loyalist. The great thing about a beer-related revolution is that there is no wrong side. Whatever your preference, cheers to you.

The burgeoning brewery business is indeed a revolution by many counts. According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in the United States grew 390% from 2010 to 2020—all while beer consumption, on average, was declining.

Like all revolutions, this, too, began as a desire for change—as an overthrow of the old and the monopolistic. In 2010, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors (formerly MillerCoors), two of the largest beer companies in the world, comprised roughly 77% of total beer sales in the U.S. In 2020, that share was 60%, with smaller brewers claiming a larger share toward the end of the decade.

With a taste of the innovations and variety coming out of craft breweries, consumers are demanding a higher quality product, and are willing to pay more for it. Over the last decade, beer prices have increased by 33%.

If you've ever been curious about which beers are most popular in your home state, we have the answer. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated beer in Alabama using ratings from BeerAdvocate. A maximum of 5 beers per brewery were included.

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#30. Judge Roy Bean Coffee Stout

- Rating: 3.88 (106 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Fairhope Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#29. Tobacco Road

- Rating: 3.88 (47 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Red Ale
- ABV: 9.40%
- Brewery: Yellowhammer Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#28. The Mandarin Chief

- Rating: 3.89 (17 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Back Forty Beer Co.
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#27. Ghost Bridge Imperial Stout

- Rating: 3.9 (12 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 8.10%
- Brewery: Singin' River Brewing Co.
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#26. Miracle Worker Tripel

- Rating: 3.9 (30 ratings)
- Type: Tripel
- ABV: 9.60%
- Brewery: Yellowhammer Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#25. Miss Fancy's Tripel

- Rating: 3.91 (89 ratings)
- Type: Tripel
- ABV: 9.70%
- Brewery: Avondale Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#24. Oka Uba IPA

- Rating: 3.93 (70 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Cahaba Brewing Company
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#23. IPAcalypse Now

- Rating: 3.96 (15 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.10%
- Brewery: Singin' River Brewing Co.
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#22. Stout At The Devil

- Rating: 4.01 (44 ratings)
- Type: Oatmeal Stout
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Straight To Ale
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#21. Frankenhammer

- Rating: 4.02 (42 ratings)
- Type: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Yellowhammer Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. Judge Juicy

- Rating: 4.08 (14 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Ghost Train Brewing Company
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#19. Mumbai Rye

- Rating: 4.02 (71 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.60%
- Brewery: Good People Brewing Company
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#18. A-OK IPA

- Rating: 4.1 (13 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Avondale Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#17. Trade Day Cuban Coffee Stout

- Rating: 4.03 (73 ratings)
- Type: American Stout
- ABV: 6.20%
- Brewery: Back Forty Beer Co.
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#16. Laika Russian Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.04 (185 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 9.75%
- Brewery: Straight To Ale
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Velvet Evil

- Rating: 4.05 (93 ratings)
- Type: Old Ale
- ABV: 11.50%
- Brewery: Straight To Ale
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#14. Take The Causeway IPA

- Rating: 4.06 (133 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 8.20%
- Brewery: Fairhope Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#13. Kaleidoscope Kettle Sour

- Rating: 4.12 (23 ratings)
- Type: Fruited Kettle Sour
- ABV: 4.90%
- Brewery: Ghost Train Brewing Company
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#12. Snipe Hunt IPA

- Rating: 4.15 (18 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Folklore Brewing & Meadery
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#11. Coffee Oatmeal Stout

- Rating: 4.08 (471 ratings)
- Type: Oatmeal Stout
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Good People Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Light Visions: The Original 006

- Rating: 4.28 (16 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.70%
- Brewery: Trimtab Brewing Company
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#9. Mosaic Singularity

- Rating: 4.23 (26 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Trimtab Brewing Company
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#8. Breakfast Hero

- Rating: 4.2 (49 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Trimtab Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#7. Unobtanium Barrel-Aged Old Ale

- Rating: 4.17 (265 ratings)
- Type: Old Ale
- ABV: 11.50%
- Brewery: Straight To Ale
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#6. Light Visions: Theory of Abundance

- Rating: 4.34 (19 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 7.60%
- Brewery: Trimtab Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Language of Thunder - Cumulus

- Rating: 4.3 (47 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 9.70%
- Brewery: Trimtab Brewing Company
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#4. Snake Handler Double IPA

- Rating: 4.24 (628 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Good People Brewing Company
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#3. El Gordo (Barrel Aged)

- Rating: 4.35 (34 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.90%
- Brewery: Good People Brewing Company
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#2. Illudium

- Rating: 4.29 (89 ratings)
- Type: Old Ale
- ABV: 11.50%
- Brewery: Straight To Ale
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#1. Hitchhiker

- Rating: 4.3 (126 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.40%
- Brewery: Good People Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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