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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35740Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33784Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32625Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272690Imperial IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 4.26191Imperial Stout
6Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
7Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25476Sour/Wild Ale
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 4.2487Imperial Stout
9Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21257Imperial Stout
11Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211009Imperial Stout
12Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21407Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.2306Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183024Imperial Stout
15Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18262Sour/Wild Ale
16Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17406Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.16368Barley Wine
18Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1631Imperial Stout
19Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1650Imperial IPA
20Russian River Supplication 4.151413Sour Red/Brown
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
22Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15894Barley Wine
23Russian River Consecration 4.141197Sour Red/Brown
24Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee 4.1231Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.12625Barley Wine
27North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121063Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 4.12488Scotch Ale
29AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1275Imperial Stout
30FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12222Imperial Stout
31Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11640Sour/Wild Ale
32Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11461Sour/Wild Ale
33Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1169American Strong Ale
34Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
35Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.145Sour/Wild Ale
36Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.1173American Strong Ale
37Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11065American Strong Ale
38North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13959Imperial Stout
39Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013- 4.09107Sour/Wild Ale
40Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09720American Strong Ale
41AleSmith IPA 4.092104India Pale Ale (IPA)
42Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09232Barley Wine
44Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09437Imperial IPA
45Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.09209Imperial Stout
46Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
47Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0863Imperial Stout
48Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
49Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08834Barley Wine
50Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.08143Saison
51Russian River Temptation 4.081099Sour/Wild Ale
52Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
53Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.07253American Strong Ale
54FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0799Imperial Stout
55AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.07118Imperial Stout
56AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
57Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071566Imperial IPA
58The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07627Imperial Stout
59AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071318Imperial IPA
60Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07129Sour/Wild Ale
61Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0772Abt/Quadrupel
62AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
63Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06554Sour/Wild Ale
64Firestone Walker 13 4.06353American Strong Ale
65North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.06447Barley Wine
66Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06188Imperial IPA
67Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061061Sour Red/Brown
68Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061297Imperial Porter
69AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06226Old Ale
70Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
71FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05155Imperial Stout
72Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05170Sour Red/Brown
73AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051372Scotch Ale
74FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05326Imperial Stout
75Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05354American Strong Ale
76Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051585Imperial IPA
77Firestone Walker 12 4.05292American Strong Ale
78Sante Adairius Cask Strawberry 4.0536Saison
79Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04390American Strong Ale
80Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
81Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.041091Imperial Stout
82Sante Adairius Westly 4.0427Sour/Wild Ale
83Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04205Imperial Stout
84Stone Ruination IPA 4.043657Imperial IPA
85Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
86Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
87AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
88AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031396Barley Wine
89Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 4.03176Sour/Wild Ale
90Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
91Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.03219Imperial Porter
92Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.032306India Pale Ale (IPA)
93Lost Abbey Sinners Ale 2008 4.02256Sour Red/Brown
94Firestone Walker 14 4.02400American Strong Ale
95AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0247Imperial Stout
96Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Espresso 4.02590Imperial Stout
97Firestone Walker Sour Opal 4.0236Sour/Wild Ale
98The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.02365Imperial Stout
99Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4.02625India Pale Ale (IPA)
100Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.02146Imperial Stout

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