Highest rated beer in West Virginia

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in West Virginia

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

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#15. Miner's Daughter Oatmeal Stout

- Rating: 3.48 (188 ratings)
- Type: Oatmeal Stout
- ABV: 5.20%
- Brewery: Mountain State Brewing Co.
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#14. Alpha Blonde

- Rating: 3.45 (53 ratings)
- Type: American Blonde Ale
- ABV: 5.10%
- Brewery: Morgantown Brewing Company
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#13. Almost Heaven Amber Ale

- Rating: 3.63 (110 ratings)
- Type: American Amber / Red Ale
- ABV: 5.20%
- Brewery: Mountain State Brewing Co.
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#12. IPA

- Rating: 3.74 (74 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Big Timber Brewing
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#11. Logger Lager Pils

- Rating: 3.76 (23 ratings)
- Type: German Pilsner
- ABV: 5.20%
- Brewery: Big Timber Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Wild Trail

- Rating: 3.84 (93 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 5.70%
- Brewery: Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
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#9. Zona's Revenge

- Rating: 3.83 (16 ratings)
- Type: Witbier
- ABV: 5.20%
- Brewery: Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
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#8. Ole Ran'l

- Rating: 3.84 (11 ratings)
- Type: German Pilsner
- ABV: 5.30%
- Brewery: Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
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#7. Cell Block 304

- Rating: 3.85 (21 ratings)
- Type: American Brown Ale
- ABV: 5.60%
- Brewery: Parkersburg Brewing Company
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#6. Mothman

- Rating: 3.86 (141 ratings)
- Type: Black IPA
- ABV: 6.70%
- Brewery: Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Frost Notch

- Rating: 3.86 (12 ratings)
- Type: Old Ale
- ABV: 7.80%
- Brewery: Big Timber Brewing
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#4. Porter

- Rating: 3.92 (106 ratings)
- Type: American Porter
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Big Timber Brewing
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#3. Forest Fest

- Rating: 4.02 (25 ratings)
- Type: Märzen
- ABV: 5.60%
- Brewery: Big Timber Brewing
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#2. Devil Anse IPA

- Rating: 4.02 (146 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.90%
- Brewery: Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
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#1. Halleck Pale Ale

- Rating: 4.34 (58 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Chestnut Brew Works
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