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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35737Imperial/Double IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.32746Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32542Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272580Imperial/Double IPA
5Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
6Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.24474Sour/Wild Ale
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 4.24183Imperial Stout
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.22185Sour/Wild Ale
9Firestone Walker Parabola 4.2964Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.2244Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.19237Imperial Stout
12Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.19371Imperial Stout
13Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.182946Imperial Stout
14Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17254Sour/Wild Ale
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17380Sour/Wild Ale
16Russian River Supplication 4.151371Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.15363Barley Wine
18Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15881Barley Wine
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
20Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.13222Sour/Wild Ale
21Russian River Consecration 4.131163Sour Red/Brown
22North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121042Imperial Stout
23AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 4.12474Scotch Ale
24AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.12614Barley Wine
25Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
26Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11615Sour/Wild Ale
27North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13849Imperial Stout
28FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.1210Imperial Stout
29Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.1450Sour/Wild Ale
30Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.091033American Strong Ale
31Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
32Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09692American Strong Ale
33AleSmith IPA 4.091999India Pale Ale (IPA)
34Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial/Double IPA
35Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.081472Imperial/Double IPA
36Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08804Barley Wine
37Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.08433Imperial/Double IPA
38Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
39Russian River Temptation 4.071083Sour/Wild Ale
40Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.07155Sour/Wild Ale
41FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0798Imperial Stout
42Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.07222Barley Wine
43Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0772Abt/Quadrupel
44Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.071037Sour Red/Brown
45AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071275Imperial/Double IPA
46AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial/Strong Porter
47Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06188Imperial/Double IPA
48Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.06230American Strong Ale
49The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.06598Imperial Stout
50Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
51Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.05537Sour/Wild Ale
52Firestone Walker 13 4.05352American Strong Ale
53Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.051164Imperial/Strong Porter
54AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.0523Imperial Stout
55Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.05152Imperial Stout
56AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051326Scotch Ale
57North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.05427Barley Wine
58Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051494Imperial/Double IPA
59Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.0466American Strong Ale
60AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.04112Imperial Stout
61Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 - 2014 4.0498Sour/Wild Ale
62Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.0444Imperial/Double IPA
63AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.04224Old Ale
64Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.0492American Strong Ale
65Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.04162Sour Red/Brown
66Stone Ruination IPA 4.043567Imperial/Double IPA
67Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.041042Imperial Stout
68Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
69Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial/Double IPA
70Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.03119Saison
71Firestone Walker 12 4.03290American Strong Ale
72AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 4.0330Imperial Stout
73AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
74Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.03347American Strong Ale
75Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.032112India Pale Ale (IPA)
76Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
77Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.03382American Strong Ale
78AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031348Barley Wine
79Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.03112Sour/Wild Ale
80FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.02307Imperial Stout
81Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0243Sour/Wild Ale
82AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021281American Strong Ale
83AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee 4.0131Imperial Stout
84Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Espresso 4.01585Imperial Stout
85Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.01218Imperial/Strong Porter
86Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.01183Imperial Stout
87Green Flash Silva Stout 4.01261Imperial Stout
88Firestone Walker 14 4.01392American Strong Ale
89Lost Abbey Sinners Ale 2008 4.01255Sour Red/Brown
90Port Brewing Hop 15 4.011400Imperial/Double IPA
91Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4.01560India Pale Ale (IPA)
92Double Bastard Ale 4.012420American Strong Ale
93FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4120Imperial Stout
94Lost Abbey Veritas 010 491Sour/Wild Ale
95Russian River Compunction 4126Sour/Wild Ale
96The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4342Imperial Stout
97AleSmith Speedway Stout - Chipotle & Morita Peppers 440Imperial Stout
98Stone RuinTen IPA 4985Imperial/Double IPA
99Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 3.99168Sour/Wild Ale
100Oceanside Ale Works Daliesque 3.9958Lambic Style - Unblended


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