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.

13 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen330100
2Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2835100
3Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4782100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2606100
5Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company713100
6Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2644100
7Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2068100
8Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company301599.9
9Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5Hill Farmstead Brewery17799.9
10Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller159399.9
11Hill Farmstead EphraimHill Farmstead Brewery17899.9
12Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel201599.9
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)20399.9
14Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company317799.9
15Bells HopslamBells Brewery276199.9
16Hair of the Dog AdamHair of the Dog Brewing Company173899.9
17Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company123399.9
18Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company131499.9
19Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale) Firestone Walker Brewing Co.16799.9
20Cigar City Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing73099.9
21Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing52899.9
22Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)58699.9
23Cantillon Cuvée FlorianCantillon14399.9
24Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House49999.9
25Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales74399.9


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 Brewing8499.9
2Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing13199.9
3Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing52899.9
4Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing68399.9
5Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House49999.9
6Captain Lawrence Cuvee de CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company47999.8
7Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing18699.8
8Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company159699.8
9Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing15799.7
10Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - DeCicco VersionEvil Twin Brewing7599.6
11Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company35499.6
12Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery326299.6
13Evil Twin Even More Jesus PortEvil Twin Brewing8499.6
14Southern Tier Imperial OatSouthern Tier Brewing Company110899.6
15Other Half MosaicOther Half Brewing3099.5
16Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing38999.5
17Brooklyn Black OpsBrooklyn Brewery87799.5
18Evil Twin Auld YinEvil Twin Brewing11299.5
19Southern Tier Blackwater Series: MokahSouthern Tier Brewing Company98299.5
20Captain Lawrence Flaming FuryCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company15599.4
21Evil Twin Aún Más Chili JesúsEvil Twin Brewing3499.4
22Southern Tier Oaked PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company6699.4
23Other Half All Green Everything Triple India Pale AleOther Half Brewing6099.3
24Evil Twin Tørst Front RoomEvil Twin Brewing9799.3
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.



Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Bottomless Margarita Thursdays!
New York 9/3/2015
Electric Zoo After Party
New York 9/4/2015
Sour City
New York 9/5/2015
UFC 191 at Burke’s
Yonkers 9/5/2015
Sour’d In September
Elmsford 9/12/2015
Barrel Aged Beer Blowout Bonanza
New York 9/17/2015
Madison County Hop Fest
Oneida 9/18/2015
Oktoberfest 2015
New York 9/18/2015
DeCicco & Sons: Grand Tasting
Brewster 9/18/2015
Big Brew NY
White Plains 9/19/2015
Village Voice’s 5th Annual Brooklyn Pour
Brooklyn 9/26/2015
The Ginger Man Presents: Sour City
New York 9/26/2015
Booktoberfest to rebuild our schools in Nepal
Brooklyn 10/2/2015
2nd Annual Harbor Island International Beer Festival
Mamaroneck 10/3/2015
Pour The Core Philly
Philadelphia 10/17/2015
International Great Beer Expo Belmont
Elmont 11/7/2015
The Great Beer Expo: Long Island
Elmont 11/7/2015

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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