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
1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort5025100
2Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery3009100
3Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company333599.9
4Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales43599.9
5Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company48199.9
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company40199.9
7Bells HopslamBells Brewery284499.9
8Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company135899.9
9Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales99099.9
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery237899.9
11St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij427399.9
12North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company410499.8
13Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing65299.8
14Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery4699.8
15Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort358599.8
16AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company225599.8
17Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company204099.8
18AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company136399.8
19Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery32899.8
20Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery361499.8
21Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing10199.7
22To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPATo Øl60999.7
23Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery457299.7
24Bells 30th Anniversary Ale - Imperial StoutBells Brewery25199.7
25Maine Beer LunchMaine Beer Company57499.7


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 Brewery32899.8
2Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing10199.7
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery89899.7
4Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing21799.6
5Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing63699.6
6Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing26799.6
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing10699.5
8Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing3499.5
9Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing4699.4
10Wicked Weed Garçon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing2999.3
11Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing4999.2
12Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2899.2
13Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing19899.2
14The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery2999.2
15Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2899.1
16Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing11098.9
17Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing1498.8
18NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company24598.8
19Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14898.7
20Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20398.6
21Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing1898.5
22Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33598.5
23Green Man La Mas NegraGreen Man Brewery1798.4
24Wicked Weed AmorousWicked Weed Brewing14498.3
25Wicked Weed Montmaretto (Canvas Series)Wicked Weed Brewing3898.2


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
 4585
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4043
 
JCB
Durham
 3999


REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival
Cary 8/5/2016
Copperhead 20K and 20K Relay
Wilmington 8/27/2016
Carousel Center Beer and Wine Festival
Wilmington 10/29/2016
5th Annual Tryon Beer Festival
Tryon 11/5/2016

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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
Bottle Revolution
Raleigh () 919 885-HOPS