Minnesota

● 199 MN breweries
● 17% distro out of MN
● 61% bottle/can
● 457 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 Minnesota. The list is restricted to ONLY include independent breweries.

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

Light ales
Extra Pale Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Provider
Pale/Blonde Ale

Kinnikinnick Kream
Cream Ale

One Simple Pale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Citra Pale Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Pistachio Cream Ale
Cream Ale

Westside Popper
Cream Ale

PahlayAhlay
Pale/Blonde Ale

Day Tripper Pale Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Carver County Kolsch
Kolsch

High Road Everyday Ale
Pale/Blonde Ale

Moar
Pale/Blonde Ale

Knee High
Cream Ale

Montgomery Blonde
Pale/Blonde Ale

German Blonde
Pale/Blonde Ale

Vengeance Jalapeno Cream Ale
Cream Ale

Lonely Blonde
Pale/Blonde Ale

IPAs
Todd The Axe Man IPA
IPA

Masala Mama IPA
IPA

Furious
IPA

Hooey
IPA

Rain Drops
IPA

White IPA
IPA

1800 Old English IPA
IPA

Stupid Good
IPA

Axe Man
IPA

Reaper
IPA

The Magic Man
IPA

Spirit Foul
IPA

Magic Man
IPA

Rain Drops - DDH With Galaxy
IPA

Strata
IPA

Double Universe
IPA

Dorothy Mantooth
IPA

Hip Hops
IPA

Double Ghost Vision
IPA

Fresh Hop Mosaic IPA
IPA

Imperial IPAs
Abrasive Ale
Imperial IPA

Blissful Ignorance
Imperial IPA

Damn Good
Imperial IPA

Regal Hops
Imperial IPA

Hattori Hanzo
Imperial IPA

Super Saiyan
Imperial IPA

Double Dreamyard
Imperial IPA

Shooter McGavin - DDH
Imperial IPA

Still Watching?
Imperial IPA

Sticker Fight
Imperial IPA

Cryptocurrency
Imperial IPA

Thread Count
Imperial IPA

Shooter McGavin
Imperial IPA

Humble Hops
Imperial IPA

On One
Imperial IPA

Simcoe DIPA
Imperial IPA

Raining 3S
Imperial IPA

Batch 500
Imperial IPA

Hop Forest
Imperial IPA

Dolphin Sparkles
Imperial IPA

Amber, red, irish, and black ales
BA Double Shot Double Black
Black Ale

Cold Press Black Ale
Black Ale

2 Gingers BA Libertine
Amber/Red Ale

Vanilla Cold Press Black
Black Ale

Haywire
Black Ale

Midnight Ryder
Black Ale

Amber Waves
Amber/Red Ale

255 Amber Ale
Amber/Red Ale

Free Speech
Amber/Red Ale

Brown ales, altbiers, scottish, and ESB
Coffee Bender
Brown Ale/Altbier

Cacao Bender
Brown Ale/Altbier

14 ESB
ESB/Mild Ale

Hope & King Scotch Ale
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Wee Heavy
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Lambton Dragon
ESB/Mild Ale

E.T. Wee
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Bender
Brown Ale/Altbier

Minnesota Special Bitter
ESB/Mild Ale

Lost Trout
Brown Ale/Altbier

Wee Heavy
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

No. 17 Scotch Ale
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Propers
ESB/Mild Ale

Nut Hatchet Nut Brown
Brown Ale/Altbier

Alt 1848
Brown Ale/Altbier

Splendid Wood
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Walnut Brown Ale
Brown Ale/Altbier

No. 3 Brown
Brown Ale/Altbier

EKG Amber
ESB/Mild Ale

Thistle Dew
Scottish Ale/Wee Heavy

Porters
Peanut Butter Porter
Porter

Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter
Porter

Breakfast Nook
Imperial Porter

Crema
Imperial Porter

Pudding Dribbles
Porter

Pudding Goggles
Imperial Porter

Dark Knight
Imperial Porter

Thors Smoked Hot Pepper
Imperial Porter

The Dark Knight (Returns)
Imperial Porter

Smoke
Porter

Thors Imperial Porter
Porter

Bent Prop
Porter

Double Porter
Porter

Baltic Porter
Porter

Devils Companion
Porter

Great Northern Porter
Porter

Cacao Porter
Imperial Porter

Stouts
Dark Infusion
Stout

Dublin Dry Stout
Stout

Black H2O Oatmeal Stout
Stout

Stout
Stout

Dissent
Stout

Cookies and Cream Milk Stout
Stout

Six Hour Tour
Stout

Three Hour Tour
Stout

Java Oats
Stout

Black Lotus
Stout

Chocolate Milk Stout
Stout

Big Boat Oatmeal Stout
Stout

Oatmeal Stout
Stout

Irish Coffee Stout
Stout

Coconut Milk Stout
Stout

Coconut Milk Stout
Stout

Mo Winta Milk Stout
Stout

Drop Forge Milk Stout
Stout

Drop Forge Milk Stout
Stout

Into Oblivion
Stout

Imperial Stouts
BA Silhouette
Imperial Stout

Darkness - BA
Imperial Stout

Russian Roulette
Imperial Stout

Czar Jack BA Imperial Stout
Imperial Stout

Rum King
Imperial Stout

Darkness
Imperial Stout

Ol Jack Frost Imperial Stout
Imperial Stout

Darkness - Rye BA (2018)
Imperial Stout

Nillerzzzzz
Imperial Stout

Freedom Toast
Imperial Stout

Darkness - Rye BA (2019)
Imperial Stout

Threat Level Midnight
Imperial Stout

King Size
Imperial Stout

Darkness - Woodford Reserve Rye
Imperial Stout

Barrel God
Imperial Stout

Pineapple Headband
Imperial Stout

Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout
Imperial Stout

El Gato Diablo
Imperial Stout

Thirteen
Imperial Stout

Forest Fortress
Imperial Stout

Barleywines and Strong Ales
Bearded Man
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Twisted Trace
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Before The Dawn
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Twisted Reality
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Manhattan Barrel
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Lunker
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Dawn Juan
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Project 3106
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Rosies Ale
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Twisted Jim
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Eight
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

The Hunted
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Old Snaggletooth
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

No. 20 Barleywine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

1100 Wheatwine
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

Kalamity
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

John Henry West Indies Pale Ale
Barleywine/ Strong Ale

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

Raspberry Roselle
Wild/Sour Ale

Pentagram
Wild/Sour Ale

Gucci Pinata
Wild/Sour Ale

Key Sublime
Wild/Sour Ale

Star Of The North
Wild/Sour Ale

Noble Star - Framboise Du Nord
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Royal Raspberry Sour
Wild/Sour Ale

Noble Star - Starkeller Peach
Wild/Sour Ale

Wooden Soul - Cherry Dust
Wild/Sour Ale

Five
Wild/Sour Ale

Marionberry Berliner Weiss
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Wooden Soul - In The Thicket
Wild/Sour Ale

Midwestern Exotic
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Dollar Menu Pie
Wild/Sour Ale

Binary Storm
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Kirby Pucker 8
Gose/Berliener Weiss

Noble Star - Galactic Collision
Wild/Sour Ale

Kirby Pucker 21
Wild/Sour Ale

Noble Star - Apricot Vista
Wild/Sour Ale

Saisons and Biere de garde
Saison
Saison/Biere de Garde

Farm Girl
Saison/Biere de Garde

Farm House Reserve
Saison/Biere de Garde

Dubh Linn Cherry Saison
Saison/Biere de Garde

Belgian-Styles
Wit
Belgian Style

Foolish Angel
Belgian Style

Free Candy
Belgian Style

Or de Belgique
Belgian Style

Raspberry Tart
Belgian Style

Collaboration Cherry Grand Cru
Belgian Style

Lone Trekker
Belgian Style

The Dubbe Abides
Belgian Style

Grand Cru
Belgian Style

Lagers
Firebrick
Lager

Deer Brand
Lager

Keller Pils
Lager

Pilsner
Lager

Grain Belt
Lager

Buffalo Bock
Lager

Oktoberfest
Lager

Minnesota Gold
Lager

Pilsener
Lager

Light
Lager

Saaz Pilsner
Lager

Scrillionaire
Lager

Smoke Lager
Lager

Mr Spock Eisbock
Lager

Keller Pils
Lager

Dortmunder
Lager

Tackle Bock
Lager

Oktoberfest
Lager

Bourbon One
Lager

Zommerfest
Lager

Wheat Beers and Hefeweizen
Hefeweizen
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Shenanigans
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Hunny Do
Wheat Beer/Hefe

4th St Wheat
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Cloud Wars DH
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Wactown Wheat
Wheat Beer/Hefe

Other styles (vegetable, fruit, spiced)
False Hope
Other Style

Mexican Honey
Herb/Spiced Beer

Rye Wyne Ale
Herb/Spiced Beer

Sunken City
Other Style

LSD
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Coastal Sunshine v3
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Coastal Sunshine v2
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Eye of the Storm
Herb/Spiced Beer

Cool for the Summer
Other Style

Funken City
Other Style

325 Pineapple Chili
Herb/Spiced Beer

Banshee Cutter
Herb/Spiced Beer

2017 False Hope
Other Style

Sun Seeker
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Lavender Sunflower
Other Style

Snownami Chocolate/Raspberry
Herb/Spiced Beer

Harmons Killer Brew
Other Style

Pumpkin Grinder
Fruit/Vegetable Beer

Thunderstorm
Herb/Spiced Beer

Wheatstone Bridge
Herb/Spiced Beer