In a world where just a small number of massive companies dominate the beer market, sipping on a brew created close to home can be all the more satisfying.

The last decade has seen an explosion of breweries that operate on a smaller scale and offer a wider, and sometimes more experimental, selection of beer. While craft beer often has a higher price tag than your average domestic beer, consumers are clearly willing to pay more: In 2020, craft beer accounted for almost a quarter of the U.S. retail beer market.

Stacker compiled a list of the breweries with the most beers ranked in the top 100 in Illinois using data from BeerAdvocate. Any ties were broken by the highest-ranking beer.

Continue reading to find out which Illinois breweries have the tastiest offerings.

LOOK: Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Illinois

Stacker compiled a list of the breweries with the most highly ranked beers Illinois from BeerAdvocate.

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