2017 Zymurgy Best Beers By State

Each year we ask Zymurgy readers to share a list of their 20 favorite beers that are commercially available in the United States.

It’s always a mad dash to find out who makes the list and we’ve already tallied the votes for the 2017 Best Beers in America survey, including Top Ranked Beers, Top Breweries, Best Portfolio, and Top Imports.

Like last year, we tallied the votes for the best beers and breweries by state. Check out the results below and vote for your favorite breweries and beer next year!

2017 Best Breweries & Beer By State

State Top Brewery Top Beer
Alabama  Yellowhammer Brewery  Rebellion (Yellowhammer Brewery), Shadwocaster Porter (Folklore Brewing & Meadery, LLC)*
Alaska  Alaskan Brewing Co.  A Deal with the Devil (Anchorage Brewing Co.), Alaskan Smoked Porter & Alaskan Amber (Alaskan Brewing Co.)*
Arizona  Prescott Brewing Co. Achocolypse (Prescott Brewing Co.), Tower Station (Mother Road Brewing Co.)*
Arkansas  Diamond Bear Brewing Co. & Ozark Beer Co.* Cream Stout (Ozark Beer Co.)
California  Russian River Brewing Co. Pliny the Elder (Russian River Brewing Co.)
Colorado  Odell Brewing Co. Milk Stout Nitro (Left Hand Brewing)
Connecticut  New England Brewing Co. Imperial Stout Trooper (New England Brewing Co.)
Delaware  Dogfish Head Craft Brewery 90 Minute IPA (Dogfish Head Craft Brewery)
District of Columbia  DC Brau Brewing Co. On the Wings of Armageddon (DC Brau Brewing Co.), NSFW (Atlas Brew Works)*
Florida  Cigar City Brewing Co. Jai Alai IPA (Cigar City Brewing Co.)
Georgia  Terrapin Beer Co. & Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Tropiclia (Creature Comforts Brewing Co.)
Hawaii  Kona Brewing Co. Coconut Porter (Maui Brewing Co.), Pipeline Porter & Koko Brown (Kona Brewing Co.)*
Idaho  Barbarian Brewing, Grand Teton Brewing Co. & RAM Restaurant & Brewery Rabbit Punch (RAM Restaurant & Brewery), Sour Porter (Barbarian Brewing)*
Illinois  Goose Island Beer Co. Bourbon County Brand Stout (Goose Island Beer Co.)
Indiana  Three Floyds Brewing Co. Zombie Dust (Three Floyds Brewing Co.)
Iowa  Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. pseudoSue (Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.)
Kansas  Tallgrass Brewing Co. Buffalo Sweat (Tallgrass Brewing Co.)
Kentucky  West Sixth Brewing West Sixth IPA (West Sixth Brewing)
Louisiana  Bayou Teche Brewing Miel Sauvage (Bayou Teche Brewing)
Maine  Maine Beer Co. Dinner (Main Beer Co.)
Maryland  Flying Dog Brewery Raging Bitch Belgian IPA (Flying Dog Brewery)
Massachusetts  Tree House Brewing Co. Julius (Tree House Brewing Co.)
Michigan  Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted Ale (Bell’s Brewery)
Minnesota  Surly Brewing Co.  Abrasive Ale & Todd the Axe Man (Surly Brewing Co.)*
Mississippi  Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co. Southern Pecan (Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co.)
Missouri  Boulevard Brewing Co. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale (Boulevard Brewing Co.)
Montana  Big Sky Brewing Single Hop Ale (Bitter Root Brewing Co.)
Nebraska  Nebraska Brewing Co. Hop God (Nebraska Brewing Co.)
Nevada  The Brewer’s Cabinet  Dirty Wookie (The Brewer’s Cabinet)
New Hampshire  Moonlight Meadery Utopian (Moonlight Meadery)
New Jersey  Carton Brewing Co. Head High (Kane Brewing)
New Mexico  La Cumbre Brewing Co. Elevated IPA (La Cumbre Brewing Co.)
New York  Southern Tier Brewing Co. Choklat Oranj (Southern Tier Brewing Co.)
North Carolina  Wicked Weed Brewing Co. Pernicious IPA (Wicked Weed Brewing Co.)
North Dakota  N/A N/A
Ohio  Great Lakes Brewing Co. Hop JuJu Imperial IPA (Fat Heads Brewery)
Oklahoma  Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb! (Prairie Artisan Ales)
Oregon  Deschutes Brewery Fresh Squeezed IPA (Deschutes Brewery)
Pennsylvania  Victory Brewing Co. Nugget Nectar (Troegs Brewing Co.)
Rhode Island  Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island Captains Daughter (Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island)
South Carolina  Palmetto Brewing Co. Huger Street IPA (Palmetto Brewing Co.)
South Dakota  Firehouse Brewing Co. & Miner Brewing Co. Blue Eyed Girl (Firehouse Brewing), Chokecherry Brown Ale (Miner Brewing Co.)*
Tennessee  Yazoo Brewing Co. Hefeweizen (Yazoo Brewing Co.)
Texas  Peticolas Brewing Co. Atrial Rubicite (Jester King Craft Brewery)
Utah  EPIC Brewing Co.  Big Bad Baptist (EPIC Brewing Co.)
Vermont  The Alchemist Heady Topper (The Alchemist)
Virginia  Port City Brewing Co. Christmas Morning (Hardywood Park Craft Brewery)
Washington  Fremont Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star (Fremont Brewing)
West Virginia  N/A N/A
Wisconsin  New Glarus Brewing Co. Wisconsin Belgian Red (New Glarus Brewing Co.)
Wyoming  Melvin Brewing 2×4 DIPA (Melvin Brewing)

* signifies a tie in voting

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