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
1Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2878100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2720100
3Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company728100
4Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4926100
5Bells HopslamBells Brewery278799.9
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company36299.9
7Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company46899.9
8Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company326899.9
9Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing71899.9
10Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales90099.9
11Prairie Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales38999.9
12St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij417799.9
13Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery231599.9
14Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company132599.9
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company254199.8
16Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing164199.8
17Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing56899.8
18North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company403299.8
19Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort351099.8
20AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company217399.8
21AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company133399.8
22Hoppin’ Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery148099.8
23Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company196999.8
24To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPATo Øl50499.8
25Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery30299.8


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 Brewery30299.8
2Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing21599.7
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery88199.7
4Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing62099.6
5Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing25599.6
6Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing5199.5
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing5399.4
8Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing4099.3
9Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing2699.3
10Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2899.2
11Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2799.2
12The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery2999.2
13Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing16799.1
14NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company23098.7
15Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20098.7
16Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14798.7
17Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing7198.6
18Green Man La Mas NegraGreen Man Brewery1398.5
19Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33098.5
20Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing1098.3
21The Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck Russian Imperial StoutThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery64098.2
22Wicked Weed Royal Cache - AmorousWicked Weed Brewing10998.2
23Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing11298.1
24Nantahala Trail Magic Ale No. 1 (Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout)Nantahala Brewing Company3998.1
25Olde Hickory Omega Point - 20th Anniversary BarleywineOlde Hickory Brewery3198


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
 4490
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4028
 
JCB
Durham
 3999


REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
6th Annual Cape Fear Beer
Wilmington 3/5/2016
7th Annual Brew Bern Beer & Wine Festival
New Bern 6/25/2016

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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
Bestway
Greensboro (336) 336 272-4264
Fonta Flora Brewery
Morganton () 828 413-1183
Wicked Weed Brewing
Asheville () 828 575-2890