Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Nebraska

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

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 90 in Nebraska using data from BeerAdvocate. Any ties were broken by the highest-ranking beer. Continue reading to find out which Nebraska breweries have the tastiest offerings.

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#14. Baraboo Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #89. Red Granite Lager (Vienna Lager)
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#13. Scriptown Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #47. Yotus (American IPA)
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#12. Farnam House Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #39. IPA (Belgian IPA)
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#11. Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 2
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #59. Flagship IPA (American IPA)
--- #76. Dundee Export Scotch Ale (Scottish Ale)
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#10. Infusion Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 3
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #37. Dominican Brown Ale (American Brown Ale)
--- #60. Radial IPA (American IPA)
--- #65. Vanilla Bean Blonde Ale (American Blonde Ale)

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#9. Thunderhead Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #36. MacTawisch (Scottish Ale)
--- #73. Cornstalker Dark Wheat (American Dark Wheat Beer)
--- #85. Leatherhead Red Mid-American Red Ale (American Amber / Red Ale)
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#8. Kinkaider Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #30. Devil's Gap Jalapeno Ale (Chile Beer)
--- #41. Snow Beast Winter Ale (Winter Warmer)
--- #68. Frame The Butcher IPA (American IPA)
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#7. Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 5
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #43. Certified Evil Imperial Oatmeal Stout (American Imperial Stout)
--- #74. Jug Thumper Malty Brown Ale (American Brown Ale)
--- #81. Belly Flop (American Blonde Ale)
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#6. Kros Strain Brewing

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 6
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #4. Fairy Nectar London - DDH (New England IPA)
--- #6. Juice and Desist (Imperial IPA)
--- #10. Web of Lies (Imperial IPA)
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#5. Brickway Brewery & Distillery

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 7
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #12. Epic Blackout Stout (Russian Imperial Stout)
--- #31. Coffee Vanilla Stout (American Stout)
--- #51. Maple Pecan Brown Ale (American Brown Ale)

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#4. White Elm Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 7
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #1. Champurrado Stout (American Imperial Stout)
--- #3. Double Stuffed (Sweet / Milk Stout)
--- #8. Casual Friday (American Imperial Stout)
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#3. Empyrean Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 11
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #33. Super Nova Summer Common Beer (California Common / Steam Beer)
--- #40. Winter Wisdom (American Brown Ale)
--- #45. Long Route Peanut Butter Porter (English Porter)
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#2. Zipline Brewing Co

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 18
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #2. Green Label IPA (American IPA)
--- #7. The Stout (Russian Imperial Stout)
--- #9. DAAANG! IPA (Imperial IPA)
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#1. Nebraska Brewing Company Production Brewery & Tap Room

- Number of top beers in Nebraska: 20
- Highest ranked beers in Nebraska:
--- #5. Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels (Belgian Pale Strong Ale)
--- #11. HopAnomaly - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay Barrels (Belgian IPA)
--- #14. MOAB (Mother Of All Bettys) (Russian Imperial Stout)

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