The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in New York, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for New York, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2854100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2656100
3Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company720100
43 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen363100
5Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4856100
6Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2111100
7Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel205099.9
8Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)22599.9
9Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company322999.9
10Bells HopslamBells Brewery276499.9
11Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company227799.9
12Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.304499.9
13Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5Hill Farmstead Brewery19699.9
14Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)266299.9
15Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller163399.9
16Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales83699.9
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company3399.9
18North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company399499.9
19Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery228999.9
20Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing70299.9
21Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing55499.9
22Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company125899.9
23Hair of the Dog AdamHair of the Dog Brewing Company175199.9
24Hill Farmstead Double CitraHill Farmstead Brewery20399.9
25Hill Farmstead SusanHill Farmstead Brewery21899.9


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing10299.9
2Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing14099.9
3Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing55499.9
4Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing70299.9
5Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House50099.9
6Captain Lawrence Cuvee de CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company47999.8
7Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing19999.8
8Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company160699.8
9Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing17999.7
10Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - DeCicco VersionEvil Twin Brewing8199.6
11Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company35499.6
12Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery328799.6
13Evil Twin Even More Jesus PortEvil Twin Brewing8699.6
14Southern Tier Imperial OatSouthern Tier Brewing Company111199.6
15Other Half MosaicOther Half Brewing3799.5
16Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing40199.5
17Brooklyn Black OpsBrooklyn Brewery88999.5
18Other Half All Green Everything Triple India Pale AleOther Half Brewing7899.5
19Evil Twin Auld YinEvil Twin Brewing11399.5
20Southern Tier Blackwater Series: MokahSouthern Tier Brewing Company99299.5
21Evil Twin Aún Más Chili JesúsEvil Twin Brewing4899.4
22Southern Tier Oaked PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company6699.4
23Captain Lawrence Flaming FuryCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company15699.4
24Evil Twin Tørst Front RoomEvil Twin Brewing9899.3
25He’Brew Genesis 15:15Shmaltz Brewing Company14999.3


A list of the RateBeerians from this area with the most beer ratings. These are great people to contact to better get to know beer in this area.

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Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Chanukah Party
Lake George, 12/2/2015
City Swiggers Tasting
New York 12/2/2015
The Forward Live Chanukah Party
New York 12/3/2015
Chanukah vs. Christmas
Rensselaer, 12/4/2015
Chanukah in Kentucky feature
Schenectady, 12/4/2015
Schenectady Brew Fest!
Schenectady, 12/5/2015
Belgium2Brooklyn 10, Dec. 5-6; Days 1 & 2
Brooklyn 12/5/2015
Chanukah Party
Clifton Park 12/6/2015
Latke Fest
New York 12/7/2015
Gastropub Beer Pairing
Albany 12/8/2015
Project 29 Tap Takeover
Broadalbin, 12/9/2015
Chanukah Event
Harrison, 12/11/2015
Shmaltz 3rd Annual Black Friday Black Beer Fest
Clifton Park 12/27/2015
Craft beer raffle with Sixpoint Brewing Company
Brooklyn 1/15/2016
Michigan v. Northeastern
New York 10/10/2016

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Ambulance Brew House
Nanuet () 845 501-7200
Dive Bar - 101st
New York () 212 865-2662
Eleven Madison Park
New York () 212 889-0905
Growlers Beer Bistro
Tuckahoe () 914 793-0608
Aurora Brew Works
East Aurora () 716 652-2337