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 Brewery3028100
2Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort5046100
3Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2773100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2810100
5Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2334100
6Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5Hill Farmstead Brewery241100
7Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel2135100
8Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing136100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company277100
10Bells HopslamBells Brewery2844100
11Evil Twin Pappy’s Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing37100
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company405100
13Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3341100
14Perrin No Rules Vietnamese PorterPerrin Brewing Company107100
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company2317100
16Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)460100
17Hair of the Dog AdamHair of the Dog Brewing Company1781100
18Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1004100
19Cigar City Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing766100
20Avery Uncle Jacob’s StoutAvery Brewing Company497100
21AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company35100
22Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)646100
23Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House506100
24Hill Farmstead Double GalaxyHill Farmstead Brewery196100
25Prairie Bomb! - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales110100


1Evil Twin Pappy’s Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing37100
2Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing136100
3Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing173100
4Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing783100
5Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House506100
6Evil Twin Pappy’s Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing33100
7Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing684100
8Evil Twin Aún Más a JesúsEvil Twin Brewing227100
9Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)1652100
10Captain Lawrence Cuvee de CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company492100
11Evil Twin Aún Más Café JesúsEvil Twin Brewing204100
12Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - DeCicco VersionEvil Twin Brewing89100
13Evil Twin Even More Jesus PortEvil Twin Brewing95100
14Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing458100
15Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company372100
16Southern Tier Imperial OatSouthern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)1112100
17Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery3370100
18Brooklyn Black OpsBrooklyn Brewery942100
19Other Half MosaicOther Half Brewing3999
20Evil Twin Auld YinEvil Twin Brewing11499
21Grimm Lambo DoorGrimm Artisanal Ales4399
22Southern Tier Blackwater Series: MokahSouthern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)100599
23Southern Tier Oaked PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)6699
24Other Half Double Mosaic DreamOther Half Brewing2099
25Other Half 2nd AnniversaryOther Half Brewing2999

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Hudson River Craft Beer Festival
Beacon 9/17/2016
Troy On Tap
Troy 9/17/2016
The Brew Hop 5K & Craft Beer Festival
New York 9/18/2016
Brooklyn 9/22/2016
HALF TIME PRESENTS - 3rd Annual Harbor Island International Beer Festival
Mamaroneck 9/24/2016
National Beer Mile – Brooklyn
Brooklyn 10/1/2016
Horseshoes And Brews Craft Beer Festival
Vernon 10/1/2016
Saratoga Harvest Festival
Saratoga Springs 10/1/2016
Cooperstown On Tap
Cooperstown 10/8/2016
Michigan v. Northeastern
New York 10/10/2016
Buffalo On Tap Harvest Festival
Hamburg 10/15/2016

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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
The Beer Belly
Albany () 518.487.4152
Growlers Beer Bistro
Tuckahoe () 914 793-0608
Eleven Madison Park
New York () 212 889-0905