Highest rated beer in Wisconsin

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in Wisconsin

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

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#30. Things of That Nature: Their They're There

- Rating: 4.31 (34 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: The Brewing Projekt
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#29. Hustle Mosaic Pale Ale

- Rating: 4.34 (31 ratings)
- Type: American Pale Ale
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: The Brewing Projekt
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#28. Cookies And Cream Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.32 (38 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Untitled Art
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#27. Double Chocolate Fudgy Brownie Stout

- Rating: 4.3 (50 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.70%
- Brewery: Untitled Art
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#26. Things of That Nature: Literally

- Rating: 4.34 (33 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 9.20%
- Brewery: The Brewing Projekt
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#25. Framzwartje

- Rating: 4.46 (16 ratings)
- Type: Fruit Lambic
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Funk Factory Geuzeria
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#24. Who's Your Daddy? Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter

- Rating: 4.26 (175 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Tyranena Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#23. The Last Four Winters In Wisconsin

- Rating: 4.38 (27 ratings)
- Type: Gueuze
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Funk Factory Geuzeria
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#22. Über Joe

- Rating: 4.29 (106 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: 3 Sheeps Brewing
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#21. Arbre Qui Donne

- Rating: 4.29 (107 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 6.60%
- Brewery: O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. Resist

- Rating: 4.32 (76 ratings)
- Type: Milkshake IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: The Brewing Projekt
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#19. Über Joe - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 4.39 (34 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: 3 Sheeps Brewing
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#18. Black Friday - Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.32 (96 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 15.50%
- Brewery: Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
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#17. Door Kriek

- Rating: 4.31 (141 ratings)
- Type: Fruit Lambic
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Funk Factory Geuzeria
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#16. Devil Over A Barrel Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Coffee Oatmeal Porter

- Rating: 4.29 (582 ratings)
- Type: Imperial Porter
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Tyranena Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Framrood

- Rating: 4.32 (127 ratings)
- Type: Fruit Lambic
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Funk Factory Geuzeria
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#14. Dare Mighty Things - Citra

- Rating: 4.38 (51 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.40%
- Brewery: The Brewing Projekt
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#13. Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Barleywine

- Rating: 4.31 (2,521 ratings)
- Type: American Barleywine
- ABV: 14.30%
- Brewery: Central Waters Brewing Co.
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#12. Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.36 (88 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.20%
- Brewery: Untitled Art
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#11. Thumbprint Scream IIPA

- Rating: 4.32 (2,023 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 9.00%
- Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Cassian Sunset

- Rating: 4.35 (762 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.70%
- Brewery: Central Waters Brewing Co.
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#9. Barrel-aged Twelve-Dog

- Rating: 4.52 (28 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: not available
- Brewery: Black Husky Brewing
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#8. Thumbprint Wild Sour Ale

- Rating: 4.36 (1,085 ratings)
- Type: Wild Ale
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
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#7. Serendipity

- Rating: 4.36 (3,012 ratings)
- Type: Fruit and Field Beer
- ABV: 4.00%
- Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
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#6. Raspberry Tart

- Rating: 4.37 (4,029 ratings)
- Type: Fruit and Field Beer
- ABV: 4.00%
- Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Toppling Waters

- Rating: 4.53 (32 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 17.00%
- Brewery: Central Waters Brewing Co.
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#4. Wisconsin Belgian Red

- Rating: 4.38 (3,823 ratings)
- Type: Fruit and Field Beer
- ABV: 4.00%
- Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
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#3. Black Gold - Rye

- Rating: 4.52 (56 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Central Waters Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#2. Frampaars

- Rating: 4.49 (141 ratings)
- Type: Fruit Lambic
- ABV: 6.00%
- Brewery: Funk Factory Geuzeria
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#1. Black Gold

- Rating: 4.54 (866 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Central Waters Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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