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RateBeer's 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.
1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4607100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2582100
3Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1202100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2524100
5Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2794100
6Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1870100
7Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery785100
8Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company308799.9
9Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller151899.9
10Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)13199.9
11Bells HopslamBells Brewery271399.9
12Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing7799.9
13St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij393899.9
14Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House49299.9
15Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company40499.9
16Hill Farmstead EphraimHill Farmstead Brewery17899.9
17Hill Farmstead EverettHill Farmstead Brewery40599.9
18Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort326399.9
19Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva De Struise Brouwers83499.9
20Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company180399.9
21Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing50199.9
22Thirsty Dog Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company126299.9
23Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)55099.9
24North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company383599.9
25Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery219799.9


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 Brewing7799.9
2Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House49299.9
3Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing11499.9
4Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing50199.9
5Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing64399.9
6Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company157699.8
7Captain Lawrence Cuvee de CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company47499.8
8Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing16299.8
9Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing14699.7
10Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company34799.7
11Southern Tier Imperial OatSouthern Tier Brewing Company110199.7
12Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery316899.7
13Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing36399.6
14Brooklyn Black OpsBrooklyn Brewery85199.6
15Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - DeCicco VersionEvil Twin Brewing7099.6
16Evil Twin Even More Jesus PortEvil Twin Brewing7999.5
17Southern Tier Blackwater Series: MokahSouthern Tier Brewing Company94999.5
18Captain Lawrence Barrel Select GoldCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company3499.5
19Evil Twin Auld YinEvil Twin Brewing11199.4
20Captain Lawrence Flaming FuryCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company15499.4
21Southern Tier Oaked PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company6699.4
22Evil Twin Lil’ BEvil Twin Brewing46899.3
23Southern Tier Jah-va Imperial Coffee StoutSouthern Tier Brewing Company102099.3
24He’Brew Genesis 15:15Shmaltz Brewing Company14699.3
25He’Brew Vertical JewbelationShmaltz Brewing Company22199.3

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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.
 j12601 Poughkeepsie 7248
 swoopjonesBuffalo 6537
 jredmondManhattan 5817


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Burke’s Paint Nite   Yonkers  3/5/2015 
Boulevard Takes A Jeffrey   New York  3/5/2015 
"hoppy hour" at DRAUGHT 55 ..All 42 taps $5 from 8 - 9 PM   NEW YORK   3/7/2015 
Live Music: Slick Trixie   Yonkers  3/7/2015 
Half Birthday Bash!   New York  3/7/2015 
Euro Masters - To Øl   New York  3/10/2015 
Drinkable Arts Paint Party   Yonkers  3/12/2015 
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party   New York  3/14/2015 
St. Patrick’s Day Booze & Brunch Special   New York  3/17/2015 
10 Spring Craft Beer Festival   Uniondale  3/21/2015 
11 March Birthday Bash!   New York  3/21/2015 
12 TAP NY 2015   Hunter Mountain  4/25/2015 
13 Five Boro Craft Beer Fest   Long Island City  5/1/2015 
14 Room to Read Beers for Books Party – for a cause   New York  5/8/2015 
15 Captain Lawrence Tap & Pour Celebration   Elmsford  5/16/2015 
16 Lower Hudson Valley Craft Beer Festival    Nanuet  6/6/2015 
17 International Great Beer Expo Belmont   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.
  Place  City  Phone 
Ambulance Brew House   Nanuet  () 845 501-7200 
Eleven Madison Park   New York  () 212 889-0905 
Aurora Brew Works   East Aurora  () 716 652-2337 
Luksus at Tørst (Torst)   Brooklyn  () 718 389 6034 
CovenHoven   Brooklyn  () (718) 483-9950  

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