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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 Brewery2835100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2645100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2607100
4Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4782100
5Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery836100
6Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company713100
7Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company317999.9
8Bells HopslamBells Brewery276199.9
9Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company226599.9
10Prairie Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales36699.9
11St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij406999.9
12Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company131499.9
13Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales74499.9
14North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company394399.9
15AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company48099.9
16Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery226299.9
17Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing68399.9
18Hoppin’ Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery76299.8
19Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company155699.8
20Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort341899.8
21AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale AleAleSmith Brewing Company131099.8
22Hoppin’ Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery146099.8
23Rodenbach Caractère RougeBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)57099.8
24AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company208499.8
25Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company249399.8


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 Brewery28599.8
2The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery85499.7
3Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing21599.7
4Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing61799.7
5Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing24399.6
6Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing2199.6
7Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing5099.5
8Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing2699.4
9The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery2999.2
10Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2799.2
11Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2799.1
12Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing12199
13Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing3099
14NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company21198.8
15Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14598.8
16Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20098.7
17Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing32598.6
18The Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck Russian Imperial StoutThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery63898.4
19Pisgah Vortex IIPisgah Brewing Company20998.2
20Nantahala Trail Magic Ale No. 1 (Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout)Nantahala Brewing Company3798.1
21Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing9998.1
22Olde Hickory Lindley ParkOlde Hickory Brewery15898.1
23Wicked Weed Royal Cache - AmorousWicked Weed Brewing8998.1
24The Duck-Rabbit Duck-Rabbator DopplebockThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery20098
25Highland Tasgall AleHighland Brewing Company29298


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
 4408
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4024
 
JCB
Durham
 3999


REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Lake Wylie Craft Beer Extravaganza
Charlotte 9/5/2015
Best of the Best North Carolina Festival
Chapel Hill 10/3/2015
Voracious Rare Beer Festival
Wilmington 10/23/2015
Lighthouse Beer and Wine Festival
Wilmington 10/24/2015
Lighthouse Beer and Wine Festival
Wilmington 10/24/2015
Attack of the Big Beers - Charlotte’s High Gravity Craft Beer Festival
Charlotte 11/7/2015

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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.
Dolce Vita Wine & Beer
Greenville () 252 329-8500
Bestway
Greensboro (336) 336 272-4264
Wicked Weed Brewing
Asheville () 828 575-2890
Bottle Revolution
Raleigh () 919 885-HOPS
Haw River Farmhouse Ales
Saxapahaw () 336 525-9270