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 Rochefort4977100
2Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2917100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2761100
4Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company331099.9
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company38699.9
6Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company47699.9
7Bells HopslamBells Brewery284099.9
8Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company134299.9
9Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales40499.9
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery234999.9
11St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij423199.9
12Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing73299.9
13Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales95099.9
14North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company406599.8
15Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort355099.8
16Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company200499.8
17Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company257199.8
18AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company220499.8
19Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing58599.8
20Hoppin’ Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery149299.8
21Bells Two Hearted AleBells Brewery351999.8
22Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery3899.8
23Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery32399.8
24Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery453899.8
25AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch AleAleSmith Brewing Company140799.8


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 Brewery32399.8
2Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing21599.7
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery88999.7
4Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing63299.6
5Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing25999.6
6Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing6499.5
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing7099.5
8Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing4299.3
9Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing3099.3
10Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2899.2
11Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing18199.2
12The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery2999.2
13Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2899.1
14Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing9098.9
15NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company23798.8
16Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing2798.7
17Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20298.7
18Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14898.7
19Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing1598.6
20Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33498.5
21Green Man La Mas NegraGreen Man Brewery1698.3
22Wicked Weed AmorousWicked Weed Brewing12398.3
23Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing13498.2
24Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company1598.2
25The Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck Russian Imperial StoutThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery64498.2


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
 4548
 
TURDFERGUSON
Durham
 4036
 
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
12th Annual Summertime Brews Festival
Greensboro 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
Haw River Farmhouse Ales
Saxapahaw () 336 525-9270