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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.34705Imperial/Double IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged) 4.32690Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32390Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272461Imperial/Double IPA
5Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26108Sour/Wild Ale
6Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.24465Sour/Wild Ale
7AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak) 4.22164Imperial Stout
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.22183Sour/Wild Ale
9Firestone Walker Parabola 4.2913Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak) 4.2228Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.192864Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee) 4.19196Imperial Stout
13Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18241Sour/Wild Ale
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels 4.17332Imperial Stout
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17353Sour/Wild Ale
16Russian River Supplication 4.151334Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.15320Barley Wine
18Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel) 4.14834Barley Wine
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
20Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.14221Sour/Wild Ale
21Russian River Consecration 4.141118Sour Red/Brown
22AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 4.12438Scotch Ale
23North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.12997Imperial Stout
24AleSmith Old Numbskull (Barrel Aged) 4.12589Barley Wine
25Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.1593Sour/Wild Ale
26Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.1237Sour Red/Brown
27North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13708Imperial Stout
28Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09624American Strong Ale
29Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.09991American Strong Ale
30Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.09428Sour/Wild Ale
31Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0966Sour/Wild Ale
32AleSmith IPA 4.091892India Pale Ale (IPA)
33Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial/Double IPA
34FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.08194Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey The Angel’s Share Grand Cru 4.08209Barley Wine
36Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08738Barley Wine
37Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
38Russian River Temptation 4.071050Sour/Wild Ale
39Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071282Imperial/Double IPA
40Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.07415Imperial/Double IPA
41AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007  4.07193Imperial/Strong Porter
42FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0796Imperial Stout
43AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vanilla and Coconut) 4.0721Imperial Stout
44Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.07967Sour Red/Brown
45AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071211Imperial/Double IPA
46Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.07152Sour/Wild Ale
47Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0671Abt/Quadrupel
48Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06172Imperial/Double IPA
49Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
50Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.0594Saison
51AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051273Scotch Ale
52Firestone Walker 13 4.05347American Strong Ale
53Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.05508Sour/Wild Ale
54Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051380Imperial/Double IPA
55Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05172American Strong Ale
56The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.05547Imperial Stout
57Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.04992Imperial/Strong Porter
58Stone Ruination IPA 4.043443Imperial/Double IPA
59Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.0453American Strong Ale
60North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.04393Barley Wine
61AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2005  4.04214Old Ale
62Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04325Imperial/Double IPA
63Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.04988Imperial Stout
64Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.04156Sour Red/Brown
65Firestone Walker 12 4.04287American Strong Ale
66Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.0497Imperial Stout
67Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
68AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
69Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.03364American Strong Ale
70Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.03327American Strong Ale
71Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03124Sour Red/Brown
72Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.031875India Pale Ale (IPA)
73AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031283Barley Wine
74Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.0383Sour/Wild Ale
75AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021241American Strong Ale
76Green Flash Silva Stout 4.02253Imperial Stout
77Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 4.0271Sour/Wild Ale
78Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout 4.02560Imperial Stout
79Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.0238Imperial/Double IPA
80Lost Abbey Sinners 08 4.01251Sour Red/Brown
81Firestone Walker 14 4.01376American Strong Ale
82FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.01262Imperial Stout
83Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.01218Imperial/Strong Porter
84Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0142Sour/Wild Ale
85Double Bastard Ale 4.012338American Strong Ale
86Port Brewing Hop 15 41330Imperial/Double IPA
87The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4301Imperial Stout
88Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4145Imperial Stout
89The Bruery Sucre 4435Old Ale
90Lost Abbey Veritas 010 491Sour/Wild Ale
91Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4513India Pale Ale (IPA)
92Russian River Compunction 4126Sour/Wild Ale
93AleSmith Speedway Stout (Chipotle and Morita Pepper) 440Imperial Stout
94Stone RuinTen IPA 4916Imperial/Double IPA
95Russian River Blind Pig IPA 3.991231India Pale Ale (IPA)
96Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2011 - 2012 3.99169Sour/Wild Ale
97Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale 3.982111Black IPA
98AleSmith Speedway Stout (Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee) 3.9868Imperial Stout
99Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale 3.98822Sour Red/Brown
100The Bruery / Three Floyds Rue D’Floyd 3.9770Imperial/Strong Porter

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