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Best Beers of the United States 2009


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BeerName BrewerName Award
1. Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial StoutThree Floyds Brewing CompanyGold
2. Lost Abbey Yellow Bus Port Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
3. Three Floyds Oak Aged Dark Lord Russian Imperial StoutThree Floyds Brewing CompanyGold
4. AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing CompanyGold
5. Hair of the Dog DaveHair of the Dog Brewing CompanyGold
6. Bells Expedition StoutBells BreweryGold
7. Lost Abbey Isabelle ProximusPort Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
8. Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River BrewingGold
9. Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River BrewingGold
10. Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPAThree Floyds Brewing CompanyGold
11. Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)Port Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
12. AleSmith Barrel Aged Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing CompanyGold
13. Bells HopslamBells BreweryGold
14. Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer CompanyGold
15. Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Barrel Aged Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout Three Floyds Brewing CompanyGold
16. Port Brewing Older ViscosityPort Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
17. Surly DarknessSurly Brewing CompanyGold
18. Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.Gold
19. Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout Great Divide Brewing CompanyGold
20. Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary Russian River BrewingGold
21. Russian River ConsecrationRussian River BrewingGold
22. Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes BreweryGold
23. New Glarus Belgian RedNew Glarus Brewing CompanyGold
24. Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX)Russian River BrewingGold
25. AleSmith Barrel Aged Old NumbskullAleSmith Brewing CompanyGold
26. Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley WineKuhnhenn BrewingGold
27. Stone Bourbon Barrel Old Guardian Barley WineStone Brewing Co.Gold
28. Founders Kentucky Breakfast Bourbon Aged StoutFounders Brewing CompanyGold
29. Livery Bourbon Cask Aged Wheat TrippelbockThe LiveryGold
30. Russian River SupplicationRussian River BrewingGold
31. Hair of the Dog Adam from the WoodHair of the Dog Brewing CompanyGold
32. Lost Abbey The Angels SharePort Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
33. Town Hall Kentucky DessertMinneapolis Town Hall BreweryGold
34. Midnight Sun SlothMidnight Sun Brewing CompanyGold
35. Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing CompanyGold
36. Selins Grove The Phoenix KriekSelins Grove Brewing Co.Gold
37. Russian River TemptationRussian River BrewingGold
38. Green Flash Bourbon Barrel Aged Double StoutGreen Flash Brewing Co.Gold
39. Surly Barrel Aged DarknessSurly Brewing CompanyGold
40. Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
41. AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing CompanyGold
42. Stone Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial StoutStone Brewing Co.Gold
43. Kuhnhenn Raspberry EisbockKuhnhenn BrewingGold
44. Lost Abbey Sinners 08Port Brewing/Lost AbbeyGold
45. Portsmouth Kate The Great Russian Imperial StoutPortsmouth BreweryGold
46. Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing CompanyGold
47. New Glarus Raspberry TartNew Glarus Brewing CompanyGold
48. AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch AleAleSmith Brewing CompanyGold
49. Thirsty Dog Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing CompanyGold
50. Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Publick HouseGold