Highest rated beer in Idaho

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Idaho

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

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#30. Sofa King Sunny

- Rating: 3.69 (16 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: Payette Brewing
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#29. Recoil

- Rating: 3.75 (28 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Payette Brewing
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#28. Gummy Bear Apocalypse

- Rating: 3.71 (10 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Payette Brewing
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#27. Obligatory Double IPA

- Rating: 3.76 (11 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 9.20%
- Brewery: Edge Brewing Company
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#26. Old Boise Lager

- Rating: 3.77 (13 ratings)
- Type: American Lager
- ABV: 4.20%
- Brewery: Woodland Empire Ale Craft
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#25. Wobbily Man

- Rating: 3.79 (17 ratings)
- Type: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: McCall Brewing Company
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#24. Red Light

- Rating: 3.8 (23 ratings)
- Type: Irish Red Ale
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Wallace Brewing / Orehouse Tasting Room
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#23. Syringa Pale Ale

- Rating: 3.82 (14 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Boise Brewing
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#22. The Dogfather

- Rating: 3.85 (595 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Laughing Dog Brewing
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#21. Dagger Falls

- Rating: 3.84 (27 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Sockeye Grill & Brewery
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#20. Dark Daisy Chocolate Milk Stout

- Rating: 3.84 (11 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Boise Brewing
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#19. Dagger Falls

- Rating: 3.89 (156 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Sockeye Grill & Brewery
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#18. Hoplexity IPA

- Rating: 3.9 (17 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
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#17. Guilt

- Rating: 3.9 (54 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 8.30%
- Brewery: Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
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#16. Teton Range IPA

- Rating: 3.91 (41 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
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#15. De Achste Hond (Peach Sour)

- Rating: 3.92 (93 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Laughing Dog Brewing
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#14. Infidel

- Rating: 3.92 (116 ratings)
- Type: Belgian IPA
- ABV: 8.20%
- Brewery: Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
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#13. Black Cauldron Imperial Stout

- Rating: 3.93 (632 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 9.50%
- Brewery: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
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#12. Myopia Hazy IPA

- Rating: 4.02 (10 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Sawtooth Brewery
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#11. J-Box IPA

- Rating: 4.02 (18 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.70%
- Brewery: Trickster's Brewing Company
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#10. Pursuit Of Hoppiness

- Rating: 3.98 (498 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Red Ale
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
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#9. Murder

- Rating: 4.03 (21 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Bombastic Brewing
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#8. Aggravated Murder

- Rating: 4.06 (14 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.50%
- Brewery: Bombastic Brewing
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#7. Black Cliffs

- Rating: 4.09 (16 ratings)
- Type: American Stout
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Boise Brewing
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#6. Wake Up Call Imperial Coffee Porter

- Rating: 4.04 (158 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Attempted Murder

- Rating: 4.18 (24 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Bombastic Brewing
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#4. 5th Anniversary

- Rating: 4.24 (17 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.50%
- Brewery: Bombastic Brewing
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#3. Big Dumb Beer

- Rating: 4.25 (16 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 15.00%
- Brewery: Bombastic Brewing
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#2. Barrel Aged Seven Devils Imperial Stout (Brewers' Private Reserve)

- Rating: 4.28 (22 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.50%
- Brewery: Sockeye Grill & Brewery
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#1. Ada County

- Rating: 4.34 (31 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 15.00%
- Brewery: Woodland Empire Ale Craft
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