Highest rated beer in Pennsylvania

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Pennsylvania

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

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#30. Idle Hands Double IPA

- Rating: 4.25 (223 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Helltown Brewing
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#29. The Shape Of Hops To Come

- Rating: 4.24 (883 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#28. Prop

- Rating: 4.32 (43 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Funk Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#27. Really Thin Pancakes

- Rating: 4.44 (18 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.30%
- Brewery: Voodoo Brewery
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#26. Gratitude

- Rating: 4.26 (692 ratings)
- Type: American Barleywine
- ABV: 11.50%
- Brewery: East End Brewing Company
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#25. Flying Mouflan - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 4.29 (170 ratings)
- Type: American Barleywine
- ABV: 11.50%
- Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#24. Better One or Two

- Rating: 4.32 (74 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Dancing Gnome
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#23. DirtWolf

- Rating: 4.27 (6,854 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.70%
- Brewery: Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
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#22. Black Clouds - Mexican Chocolate

- Rating: 4.48 (20 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Dancing Gnome
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#21. Java Cask

- Rating: 4.29 (594 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.30%
- Brewery: Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. Ralphius - Vanilla

- Rating: 4.47 (22 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 15.60%
- Brewery: Free Will Brewing Co.
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#19. Akamai

- Rating: 4.34 (82 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.20%
- Brewery: Brew Gentlemen
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#18. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.39 (44 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.90%
- Brewery: Winding Path Brewing Co / Wyndridge Farm Brewing
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#17. Infinite Highway

- Rating: 4.37 (83 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Dancing Gnome
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#16. Nugget Nectar

- Rating: 4.32 (8,849 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Red Ale
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Ralphius

- Rating: 4.36 (200 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 14.40%
- Brewery: Free Will Brewing Co.
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#14. Sunday Morning Stout

- Rating: 4.34 (2,256 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.70%
- Brewery: Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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#13. Eviscerated Pathway Of Beauty

- Rating: 4.38 (153 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.60%
- Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company
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#12. Cowbell

- Rating: 4.37 (357 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Voodoo Brewery
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#11. Recertified

- Rating: 4.46 (48 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Brew Gentlemen
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)

- Rating: 4.37 (634 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 9.50%
- Brewery: Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
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#9. Double Milkshake IPA - Mango

- Rating: 4.45 (57 ratings)
- Type: Milkshake IPA
- ABV: 9.70%
- Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company
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#8. Extra Extra Knuckle

- Rating: 4.4 (150 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.60%
- Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company
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#7. Le Roar Grrrz Kriek

- Rating: 4.4 (213 ratings)
- Type: Fruit Lambic
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Bullfrog Brewery
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#6. Mammoth

- Rating: 4.43 (102 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.50%
- Brewery: Brew Gentlemen
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Double Milkshake IPA - EXTRA Vanilla

- Rating: 4.42 (135 ratings)
- Type: Milkshake IPA
- ABV: 9.20%
- Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company
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#4. Only Void - Single-Origin Ethiopian Coffee

- Rating: 4.42 (140 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company
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#3. DoubleMex

- Rating: 4.51 (80 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 9.90%
- Brewery: Brew Gentlemen
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#2. Albatross

- Rating: 4.5 (103 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Brew Gentlemen
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#1. Le Roar Grrrz

- Rating: 4.48 (175 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Bullfrog Brewery
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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