Highest rated beer in Colorado

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Colorado

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

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#30. Barrel Aged Work From Home

- Rating: 4.4 (32 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 13.70%
- Brewery: Cerebral Brewing
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#29. Myrcenary Double IPA

- Rating: 4.28 (3,009 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 9.30%
- Brewery: Odell Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#28. Le Terroir

- Rating: 4.29 (2,483 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: New Belgium Brewing Company
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#27. Slow Pour Pils

- Rating: 4.32 (135 ratings)
- Type: German Pilsner
- ABV: 4.70%
- Brewery: Bierstadt Lagerhaus
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#26. Yeti - Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 4.3 (980 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.50%
- Brewery: Great Divide Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#25. Nightmare On Brett - Cherry

- Rating: 4.34 (108 ratings)
- Type: Brett Beer
- ABV: 9.66%
- Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
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BeerAdvocate

#24. Raspberry Origins

- Rating: 4.32 (245 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
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#23. Raspberry Truffale

- Rating: 4.35 (97 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.00%
- Brewery: Avery Brewing Company
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#22. Da Yoopers

- Rating: 4.45 (30 ratings)
- Type: Fruit and Field Beer
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Rocky Mountain Brewing
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#21. Casey Family Preserves - Peach Glow Haven And Roza

- Rating: 4.43 (50 ratings)
- Type: Saison
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Casey Brewing & Blending
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. Bligh's Barleywine Ale

- Rating: 4.35 (567 ratings)
- Type: English Barleywine
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Dry Dock Brewing Co.
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#19. Oak Theory

- Rating: 4.38 (260 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: Casey Brewing & Blending
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#18. Nightmare On Brett

- Rating: 4.37 (631 ratings)
- Type: Brett Beer
- ABV: 9.66%
- Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#17. Sour Golden Ale

- Rating: 4.38 (357 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Backacre Beermakers
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#16. Legend Of The Liquid Brain

- Rating: 4.4 (177 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Bull & Bush Brewery
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Ten FIDY

- Rating: 4.38 (10,270 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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#14. Fruit Stand - Apricot

- Rating: 4.43 (115 ratings)
- Type: Saison
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Casey Brewing & Blending
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#13. Casey Family Preserves - Nectarine

- Rating: 4.47 (62 ratings)
- Type: Saison
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Casey Brewing & Blending
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#12. Achromatic - Coffee Maple

- Rating: 4.43 (129 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.60%
- Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
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#11. Nightmare On Brett Raspberry

- Rating: 4.43 (135 ratings)
- Type: Brett Beer
- ABV: 9.66%
- Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Persica

- Rating: 4.43 (226 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
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#9. Uncle Jacob's Stout

- Rating: 4.42 (2,987 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.90%
- Brewery: Avery Brewing Company
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#8. Royal Oil

- Rating: 4.47 (109 ratings)
- Type: American Strong Ale
- ABV: 13.50%
- Brewery: Bull & Bush Brewery
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#7. Medianoche - Coconut Coffee

- Rating: 4.62 (32 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.00%
- Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
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#6. Tweak

- Rating: 4.45 (2,715 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 16.00%
- Brewery: Avery Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Medianoche - Peanut Butter Cup

- Rating: 4.57 (53 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.10%
- Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
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#4. Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel Aged

- Rating: 4.47 (2,277 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.50%
- Brewery: Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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#3. Starry Noche

- Rating: 4.53 (94 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 15.60%
- Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
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#2. Leaner

- Rating: 4.57 (240 ratings)
- Type: Saison
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Casey Brewing & Blending
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#1. Medianoche - Coconut

- Rating: 4.58 (221 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.10%
- Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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