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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 Rochefort4393100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2399100
3Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2706100
4Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1808100
5Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2436100
6Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery748100
7Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel187399.9
8Three Floyds Zombie DustThree Floyds Brewing Company105699.9
9Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout Great Divide Brewing Company216999.9
10Hill Farmstead EverettHill Farmstead Brewery37899.9
11Kuhnhenn Raspberry EisbockKuhnhenn Brewing87399.9
12Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.91399.9
13Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist111499.9
14Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing3899.9
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)77099.9
16Bells HopslamBells Brewery261499.9
17De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis 666Brouwerij de Molen37099.9
18Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company289999.9
19Struise PannepotDe Struise Brouwers182499.9
20Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller141999.9
21AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)AleSmith Brewing Company19799.9
22St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij375599.9
23Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company35599.9
24Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged BORIS The Crusher Hoppin’ Frog Brewery86099.9
25Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)46299.9


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.
1Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick House47599.9
2Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company151899.8
3Captain Lawrence Cuvee de CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company47099.8
4Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company34199.7
5Southern Tier Imperial OatSouthern Tier Brewing Company109599.7
6Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery307099.7
7Brooklyn Black OpsBrooklyn Brewery80499.6
8Southern Tier Blackwater Series: MokahSouthern Tier Brewing Company92199.5
9Captain Lawrence Barrel Select GoldCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company3499.5
10Southern Tier Oaked PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company6599.4
11He’Brew Vertical JewbelationShmaltz Brewing Company21999.3
12He’Brew Genesis 15:15Shmaltz Brewing Company14099.3
13Captain Lawrence Nor’ Easter Winter WarmerCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company41099.3
14Southern Tier Jah-va Imperial Coffee StoutSouthern Tier Brewing Company101699.3
15Southern Tier Oak Aged Un*EarthlySouthern Tier Brewing Company80399.2
16Southampton Abbot 12Southampton Publick House47699
17Southern Tier Un*EarthlySouthern Tier Brewing Company154799
18Southampton Grand Cru Southampton Publick House48699
19Ommegang Three PhilosophersBrewery Ommegang (Moortgat)239198.9
20Ommegang Abbey AleBrewery Ommegang (Moortgat)209298.9
21Captain Lawrence Captain’s Reserve Imperial IPACaptain Lawrence Brewing Company68098.7
22Captain Lawrence Imperial Smoke from the Oak (Apple Brandy Barrel)Captain Lawrence Brewing Company8398.6
23Southampton Cuvee des FleursSouthampton Publick House41198.6
24Southern Tier Oak Aged Back BurnerSouthern Tier Brewing Company15498.5
25Southern Tier Back BurnerSouthern Tier Brewing Company81198.5

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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 6584
 swoopjonesBuffalo 5726
 jredmondManhattan 5306


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Kampai! The World of Japanese Beer   New York  9/12/2014 
Sour’d in September   Elmsford  9/13/2014 
1st Annual Binghamton Brew Fest   Binghamton   9/13/2014 
World Class Beer Night   Brewster  9/19/2014 
Big Brew New York Beer Festival   White Plains  9/20/2014 
Pour the Core: Long Island   Cutchogue  10/4/2014 
5th Annual Crystal City Brew Festival   Painted Post  10/4/2014 
Finger Lakes Beer Festival   Watkins Glen  10/25/2014 
International Great Beer Expo Nassau   Elmont  11/8/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Luksus at Tørst (Torst)   Brooklyn  () 718 389 6034 
Eleven Madison Park   New York  () 212 889-0905 
Aurora Brew Works   East Aurora  () 716 652-2337 
Tørst (Torst)   Brooklyn  () 718 389-6034 
The Bier Abbey   Schenectady  () 518 388-8597 

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