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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35707Imperial/Double IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged) 4.32702Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32413Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272490Imperial/Double IPA
5Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26108Sour/Wild Ale
6Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.24468Sour/Wild Ale
7AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak) 4.23167Imperial Stout
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.22183Sour/Wild Ale
9Firestone Walker Parabola 4.2915Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak) 4.2229Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee) 4.19201Imperial Stout
12Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.192885Imperial Stout
13Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels 4.18342Imperial Stout
14Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17246Sour/Wild Ale
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17354Sour/Wild Ale
16North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.15330Barley Wine
17Russian River Supplication 4.151340Sour/Wild Ale
18Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel) 4.14839Barley Wine
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
20Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.13222Sour/Wild Ale
21Russian River Consecration 4.131126Sour Red/Brown
22AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 4.13444Scotch Ale
23North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121000Imperial Stout
24AleSmith Old Numbskull (Barrel Aged) 4.12594Barley Wine
25Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.1600Sour/Wild Ale
26Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.1237Sour Red/Brown
27North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13732Imperial Stout
28Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.09998American Strong Ale
29Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
30Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09634American Strong Ale
31Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.09433Sour/Wild Ale
32FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.09197Imperial Stout
33AleSmith IPA 4.091905India Pale Ale (IPA)
34Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial/Double IPA
35Lost Abbey The Angel’s Share Grand Cru 4.08210Barley Wine
36Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
37Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071294Imperial/Double IPA
38Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.07743Barley Wine
39Russian River Temptation 4.071059Sour/Wild Ale
40Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.07422Imperial/Double IPA
41FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0798Imperial Stout
42AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vanilla and Coconut) 4.0721Imperial Stout
43AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071222Imperial/Double IPA
44Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.07152Sour/Wild Ale
45Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.06977Sour Red/Brown
46AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007  4.06197Imperial/Strong Porter
47Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0671Abt/Quadrupel
48Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06174Imperial/Double IPA
49Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
50Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05188American Strong Ale
51AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051279Scotch Ale
52Firestone Walker 13 4.05348American Strong Ale
53Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.05517Sour/Wild Ale
54Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051410Imperial/Double IPA
55The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.04559Imperial Stout
56Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.04107Saison
57Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.04999Imperial/Strong Porter
58North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.04396Barley Wine
59AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2005  4.04218Old Ale
60Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.0453American Strong Ale
61Stone Ruination IPA 4.043458Imperial/Double IPA
62Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.04160Sour Red/Brown
63Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04325Imperial/Double IPA
64Firestone Walker 12 4.04288American Strong Ale
65Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.04992Imperial Stout
66Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.0497Imperial Stout
67Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
68Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.03369American Strong Ale
69AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
70Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.03332American Strong Ale
71AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031292Barley Wine
72Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03124Sour Red/Brown
73Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 4.0376Sour/Wild Ale
74Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.031908India Pale Ale (IPA)
75Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0243Sour/Wild Ale
76AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021242American Strong Ale
77Green Flash Silva Stout 4.02258Imperial Stout
78Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout 4.02566Imperial Stout
79Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.0238Imperial/Double IPA
80Firestone Walker 14 4.02378American Strong Ale
81Lost Abbey Sinners 08 4.01251Sour Red/Brown
82FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.01273Imperial Stout
83Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.01218Imperial/Strong Porter
84The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.01305Imperial Stout
85AleSmith Speedway Stout (Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee) 4.0181Imperial Stout
86Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.0190Sour/Wild Ale
87Double Bastard Ale 4.012344American Strong Ale
88Port Brewing Hop 15 41337Imperial/Double IPA
89AleSmith Speedway Stout (Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee) 430Imperial Stout
90Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4151Imperial Stout
91Lost Abbey Veritas 010 491Sour/Wild Ale
92Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4518India Pale Ale (IPA)
93Russian River Compunction 4126Sour/Wild Ale
94AleSmith Speedway Stout (Chipotle and Morita Pepper) 440Imperial Stout
95Stone RuinTen IPA 4946Imperial/Double IPA
96The Bruery Sucré 3.99456Old Ale
97Russian River Blind Pig IPA 3.991242India Pale Ale (IPA)
98Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2011 - 2012 3.99170Sour/Wild Ale
99Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA 3.982132Black IPA
100Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 3.98156Sour/Wild Ale


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