SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — 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 23 in South Dakota using data from BeerAdvocate. Any ties were broken by the highest-ranking beer. Continue reading to find out which South Dakota breweries have the tastiest offerings.

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#8. The Knuckle Saloon & Grill

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 1
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #10. Knuckle Head Red (American Amber / Red Ale)

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#7. Spearfish Brewing Company

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 1
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #6. Adventurepants! (Imperial IPA)

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#6. Firehouse Brewing Co.

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 2
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #12. Buffalo Bitter (English Bitter)
— #20. Smoke Jumper Stout (American Stout)

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#5. WoodGrain Brewing Co

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 3
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #2. Snobbery IPA (New England IPA)
— #8. IPA (American IPA)
— #9. Milk Stout (Sweet / Milk Stout)

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#4. Lost Cabin Beer Co.

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 3
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #1. SoDank IPA (American IPA)
— #3. Lord Grizzly (Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy)
— #4. Bruce Banner APA (American Pale Ale)

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#3. Fernson Brewing Company

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 4
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #7. Wagonplane Porter (American Porter)
— #14. Shy Giant (American IPA)
— #15. Lion’s Paw Lager (Vienna Lager)

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#2. Remedy Brewing Company

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 4
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #5. Nonsense IPA (American IPA)
— #11. Queen Bee Imperial Honey Cream Ale (Cream Ale)
— #16. Hefe-Metal (Hefeweizen)

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#1. Crow Peak Brewing

– Number of top beers in South Dakota: 5
– Highest ranked beers in South Dakota:
— #13. Pile O’ Dirt Porter (Robust Porter)
— #17. Mjöllnir – Thor’s Hammer (Herb and Spice Beer)
— #19. Red Water (Irish Red Ale)