Highest rated beer in Arkansas

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Arkansas

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 Arkansas using ratings from BeerAdvocate. A maximum of 5 beers per brewery were included.

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#23. Presidential IPA

- Rating: 3.32 (188 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.20%
- Brewery: Diamond Bear Brewing Company
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#22. Raspberry Lager

- Rating: 3.46 (14 ratings)
- Type: Fruit and Field Beer
- ABV: 3.70%
- Brewery: Core Brewing & Distilling Co.
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#21. Early Bird IPA

- Rating: 3.62 (14 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Flyway Brewing Company
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#20. Dirty Blonde

- Rating: 3.66 (22 ratings)
- Type: Kölsch
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: Saddlebock Brewery
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#19. Pig Trail Porter

- Rating: 3.75 (187 ratings)
- Type: American Porter
- ABV: 6.24%
- Brewery: Diamond Bear Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#18. La Brea Brown

- Rating: 3.74 (41 ratings)
- Type: Belgian Dark Ale
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Fossil Cove Brewing Co.
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#17. Philosopher King

- Rating: 3.72 (21 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: New Province Brewing Company
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#16. Ozark Lager

- Rating: 3.71 (15 ratings)
- Type: American Adjunct Lager
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: Ozark Beer Co.
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#15. Java Stout

- Rating: 3.73 (17 ratings)
- Type: American Stout
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Saddlebock Brewery
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#14. Slaughter Pen Ale

- Rating: 3.79 (21 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.30%
- Brewery: Bike Rack Brewing Co.
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#13. Love Honey

- Rating: 3.83 (90 ratings)
- Type: Bock
- ABV: 6.30%
- Brewery: Lost Forty Brewing
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BeerAdvocate

#12. Bock

- Rating: 3.85 (14 ratings)
- Type: Bock
- ABV: 6.30%
- Brewery: Saddlebock Brewery
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#11. Toasted Coconut Ale

- Rating: 3.89 (28 ratings)
- Type: American Brown Ale
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Core Brewing & Distilling Co.
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#10. Bluewing

- Rating: 3.94 (23 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Wheat Beer
- ABV: 4.90%
- Brewery: Flyway Brewing Company
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#9. American Pale Ale

- Rating: 3.96 (114 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 4.30%
- Brewery: Ozark Beer Co.
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#8. IPA

- Rating: 3.97 (70 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Ozark Beer Co.
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#7. Homewrecker

- Rating: 4.06 (13 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Bentonville Brewing Co.
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#6. Cream Stout

- Rating: 4.01 (107 ratings)
- Type: English Stout
- ABV: 5.30%
- Brewery: Ozark Beer Co.
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#5. Snake Party

- Rating: 4.12 (47 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Lost Forty Brewing
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#4. Trash Panda IPA

- Rating: 4.23 (44 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Lost Forty Brewing
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#3. Bourbon Love Honey (Barrel-Aged Bock)

- Rating: 4.29 (24 ratings)
- Type: Bock
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Lost Forty Brewing
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#2. Nighty Night

- Rating: 4.27 (62 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.20%
- Brewery: Lost Forty Brewing
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#1. BDCS

- Rating: 4.51 (541 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 10.20%
- Brewery: Ozark Beer Co.
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