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
2Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4925100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2719100
4Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company728100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company36299.9
6Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company326799.9
7Bells HopslamBells Brewery278099.9
8Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company46699.9
9Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company132599.9
10Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing56799.9
11Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery231599.9
12Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales89999.9
13Prairie Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales38799.9
14St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij417699.9
15Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing71899.9
16Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company254099.8
17Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort350899.8
18AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company217299.8
19Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company196799.8
20Hoppin’ Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery147999.8
21AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company133299.8
22North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company403199.8
23Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company164199.8
24AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch AleAleSmith Brewing Company139799.8
25Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery346899.8


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 Brewing5299.4
8Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing3999.3
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 Brewing16699.1
14NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company23098.7
15Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20098.7
16Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14798.7
17Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing7098.6
18Green Man La Mas NegraGreen Man Brewery1398.5
19Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33098.5
20The Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck Russian Imperial StoutThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery64098.2
21Wicked Weed Royal Cache - AmorousWicked Weed Brewing10898.2
22Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing11298.1
23Nantahala Trail Magic Ale No. 1 (Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout)Nantahala Brewing Company3998.1
24Olde Hickory Omega Point - 20th Anniversary BarleywineOlde Hickory Brewery3198
25Olde Hickory Lindley ParkOlde Hickory Brewery16398


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
 4486
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4028
 
JCB
Durham
 3999


REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
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