Connecticut

● 116 CT breweries
● 14% distro out of CT
● 68% bottle/can
● 169 medals won

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The breweries below are considered top hauls based on their haul index, which is calculated using the # and type of medals they have won, and/or the # of top rated beers they have for the state of Connecticut. The list is restricted to ONLY include independent breweries.

Choose a style below to view highly rated/awarded beers from Connecticut breweries. The lists below exclude beers from non-independent and chain breweries.

Light ales
8 Days A Week
Pale/Blonde Ale

Galaxy Pale Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Bee Enlightened Honey Kolsch
Kolsch

Golden Messenger
Kolsch

Cremo Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Roam - Citra & Mosaic
Pale/Blonde Ale

Behold!
Pale/Blonde Ale

Roam - Nelson Sauvin
Pale/Blonde Ale

Kittens & Canoes
Pale/Blonde Ale

Bower
Kolsch

Eager to Share
Pale/Blonde Ale

World At Large
Pale/Blonde Ale

This Isnt Even My Final Form
Pale/Blonde Ale

Eager to Share
Pale/Blonde Ale

Aeris
Pale/Blonde Ale

Lil Heaven
Pale/Blonde Ale

Light Rider
Cream Ale

Copper Hill Kolsch
Kolsch

Sun Summer Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Gulp
Pale/Blonde Ale

IPAs
NOFILTER
IPA

Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA
IPA

Locust Reign
IPA

Supernaut IPA
IPA

BURST
IPA

VEG IPA
IPA

Daylily
IPA

Gold Stock Ale
IPA

Ice Cream Man
IPA

Lizard Breath Ipa
IPA

Address Unknown IPA
IPA

Double Cloud
IPA

Method
IPA

Verdant
IPA

Vulture Culture
IPA

Tess
IPA

Double Scoop
IPA

Spectrum
IPA

Alta
IPA

Pushing The Envelope
IPA

Imperial IPAs
Two Juicy
Imperial IPA

Coriolis
Imperial IPA

G-Bot Double IPA
Imperial IPA

Double Fuzzy Baby Ducks
Imperial IPA

Dogs & Boats
Imperial IPA

Someone In My Head
Imperial IPA

Hartbeat Dipa
Imperial IPA

Wet Dogs & Capsized Boats
Imperial IPA

Lasting Habit
Imperial IPA

Wizard Fight
Imperial IPA

Spiral Architect - Blue Label
Imperial IPA

Steeple People
Imperial IPA

Super Supernaut
Imperial IPA

Double BURST
Imperial IPA

Viridescence
Imperial IPA

Doubly Awkward Hug
Imperial IPA

Tangle
Imperial IPA

Double Inundation
Imperial IPA

Hobbit Juice
Imperial IPA

Double Sea Hag
Imperial IPA

Amber, red, irish, and black ales
Naughty Nurse
Amber/Red Ale

Ol Man McMullens Porter
Black Ale

Newly “Red”
Amber/Red Ale

American Ale
Amber/Red Ale

Brown ales, altbiers, scottish, and ESB
Barrett Bros Southern Brown
Brown Ale/Altbier

Fall Harvest Altbier
ESB/Mild Ale

Nepenthes Hydromelita
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Granola Brown
Brown Ale/Altbier

Roper
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Trains Best Esb
ESB/Mild Ale

8th Ward Brown Ale
ESB/Mild Ale

Three Can Be Only One
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Alt 45
Brown Ale/Altbier

Big Scotty
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

We Willy Scotch Ale - BA
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Lonesome Boatman Amber
ESB/Mild Ale

Thug Cat
ESB/Mild Ale

Milhaus
Brown Ale/Altbier

Beckley Furnace Brown Ale
Brown Ale/Altbier

Munich Alt
Brown Ale/Altbier

Porters
Porter
Porter

Ghost Pigeon
Porter

North Sea
Porter

Hearthbound
Porter

Pope Smoked Porter
Porter

Imperial Porter
Imperial Porter

Double Chocolate Porter
Porter

Firelands Smoked Cherry Porter
Porter

Original Vanilla Porter
Porter

Spectral Beast
Porter

Back East Porter
Porter

Stouts
Coffee Breath
Stout

Pony Espresso Stout
Stout

Big Bad Bunny
Stout

Ashlawn Coffee Stout
Stout

Void Oatmeal Stout
Stout

Kewl Beans
Stout

Coup Beans
Stout

Satin Sheets Stout
Stout

Stony Joe
Stout

Roast
Stout

Three Steve Stout
Stout

RMS Rye Stout
Stout

Imperial Stouts
Imperial Stout Trooper
Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout Trooper - BA
Imperial Stout

What It Do?
Imperial Stout

Ferrous
Imperial Stout

My Mug My Rulles
Imperial Stout

Witch Meadow
Imperial Stout

Low Brow Nobility
Imperial Stout

Resting My Greatness
Imperial Stout

Mutually Assured Destruction
Imperial Stout

Saigon Scooter Selfie
Imperial Stout

Igors Dream - Rye Whiskey BA
Imperial Stout

Unorthodox
Imperial Stout

Boris - BA
Imperial Stout

Black Velvet Imperial Stout
Imperial Stout

Doldrums of Winter
Imperial Stout

Barleywines and Strong Ales
Willi Whammer
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Premeditated Murder
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Old News
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Copestone
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Attempted RedRum
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Atomic Mass Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Old Marley Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Kettle Of Vultures Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Barleywine - BA
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

BA Twinkler Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Wild/sour ales, gose, and berliener weiss
Hexotic
Wild/Sour Ale

Weiss Trash Culture
Wild/Sour Ale

Artista Zynergia - Oudilis
Wild/Sour Ale

Artista Zynergia - Stramboozled
Wild/Sour Ale

Exilis
Wild/Sour Ale

Walking Away In Slow Motion…
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Kriek
Wild/Sour Ale

Blender - Raspberry
Wild/Sour Ale

Artista Zynergia - Plumtastic
Wild/Sour Ale

Antioch
Wild/Sour Ale

III
Wild/Sour Ale

Wild Stout
Wild/Sour Ale

Philsamic
Wild/Sour Ale

Alternate World
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Second Nature - Cherries
Wild/Sour Ale

Salsus (Blends 12)
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Artista Zynergia - Gosatequin
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Shower Beer
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Artista Zynergia - Solaris
Wild/Sour Ale

Country Funk
Wild/Sour Ale

Saisons and Biere de garde
Nepenthes
Saison/Biere de Garde

Grey Matter Grisette
Saison/Biere de Garde

Machu Picchu Jalapeno Saison
Saison/Biere de Garde

Tempus
Saison/Biere de Garde

Solstice - DH Farmhouse Ale
Saison/Biere de Garde

Workers Comp
Saison/Biere de Garde

Thrill Me To The Faro
Saison/Biere de Garde

Holiday Ale
Saison/Biere de Garde

Petit Vieillard
Saison/Biere de Garde

Dennis Hill Estate Saison
Saison/Biere de Garde

Belgian-Styles
Albus
Belgian Style

Cherry Quad
Belgian Style

Imperial Pilsner
Belgian Style

Divine Sublimation
Belgian Style

Collaboraton 320
Belgian Style

Belgian Strong Ale
Belgian Style

Lagers
Schnitzengiggles
Lager

Liberator Doppelbock
Lager

Dock Time
Lager

Fest Bier
Lager

Overseas Mail Oktoberfest
Lager

Midnight River Schwarzbier
Lager

Black Earth Dark Lager
Lager

Le Chene
Lager

Ruby River Munich Dunkel
Lager

Cruise Control
Lager

Vienna Lager
Lager

The Darkness
Lager

Old Timers Bock
Lager

Elm City Pilsner
Lager

Miles 2 Go
Lager

Cruncy Roll
Lager

Lager
Lager

Hurt Mai Bock
Lager

Awesomator
Lager

Octoberfest Lager
Lager

Wheat Beers and Hefeweizen
Geyser Gose
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Basic Bitch
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Schleuter Dinkel Weizen
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Hefepotamus Hefeweizen
Wheat Beer/Hefe

The Witching Hour
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Other styles (vegetable, fruit, spiced)
Bergamonster
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Lock-O-Lantern
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Roadsmarys Stepchild
Herb/Spiced Beer

Anam Cara
Gluten Free/Reduced

Bramble Blackberry Ale
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Passionfruit Gose
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Roadsmarys Other Baby
Herb/Spiced Beer

In Medias Res (Chardonnay)
Other Style

Plum Gose
Fruit/Vegetable Beer