The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in North Carolina, USA

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

 


BEST BEERS AVAILABLE IN NORTH CAROLINA, USA

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.

NAMEBREWERRATINGSSCORE
1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2778100
2Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4995100
3Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2965100
4Bells HopslamBells Brewery284499.9
5Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company47899.9
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company39599.9
7Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company332299.9
8St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij425099.9
9Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery236599.9
10Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales96899.9
11Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company134899.9
12Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales42099.9
13Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing73999.9
14Hoppin’ Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery149999.8
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company258299.8
16Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing59499.8
17North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company407899.8
18Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company201499.8
19Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort356599.8
20AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company222099.8
21Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery4099.8
22Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery32499.8
23Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery357899.8
24AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company133699.8
25Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing166199.8


BEST BEERS BREWED IN NORTH CAROLINA, USA

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.

NAMEBREWERRATINGSSCORE
1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery32499.8
2Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing7599.7
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery89499.7
4Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing21799.6
5Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing63599.6
6Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing25999.6
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing8999.5
8Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing4499.5
9Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing3099.3
10Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2899.2
11Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing18499.2
12The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery2999.2
13Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing3499.1
14Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2899.1
15Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing9598.8
16NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company24098.8
17Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing1498.8
18Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14898.7
19Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing1798.6
20Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20398.6
21Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33498.5
22Green Man La Mas NegraGreen Man Brewery1798.4
23Wicked Weed AmorousWicked Weed Brewing12698.3
24Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing13598.2
25Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company1598.2


TOP REGIONAL RATEBEERIANS

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.

 
emacgee
Chapel Hill
 4567
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4037
 
JCB
Durham
 3999


REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Not So Big BIG Beer Fest 2016
Asheville 6/1/2016
7th Annual Brew Bern Beer & Wine Festival
New Bern 6/25/2016
12th Annual Summertime Brews Festival
Greensboro 6/25/2016
Copperhead 20K and 20K Relay
Wilmington 8/27/2016
Carousel Center Beer and Wine Festival
Wilmington 10/29/2016

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WHERE TO GET BEER IN NORTH CAROLINA, USA

Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
State of Beer
Raleigh () 919 546 9116
Dolce Vita Wine & Beer
Greenville () 252 329-8500
Fonta Flora Brewery
Morganton () 828 413-1183
Bestway
Greensboro (336) 336 272-4264
Haw River Farmhouse Ales
Saxapahaw () 336 525-9270