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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35739Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33774Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32594Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272660Imperial IPA
5Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 4.26189Imperial Stout
7Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25476Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 4.2275Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21248Imperial Stout
11Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211002Imperial Stout
12Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21398Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.19301Imperial Stout
14Oceanside Ale Works Up A Kriek 4.1929Sour/Wild Ale
15Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183005Imperial Stout
16Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18260Sour/Wild Ale
17Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.18400Sour/Wild Ale
18North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.16367Barley Wine
19Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1626Imperial Stout
20Russian River Supplication 4.151398Sour/Wild Ale
21Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1548Imperial IPA
22Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
23Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15889Barley Wine
24Russian River Consecration 4.141188Sour Red/Brown
25Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
26AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 4.12478Scotch Ale
27AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee 4.1231Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.12622Barley Wine
29North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121055Imperial Stout
30FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12221Imperial Stout
31AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1173Imperial Stout
32Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1168American Strong Ale
33Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11629Sour/Wild Ale
34Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11456Sour/Wild Ale
35Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
36North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13926Imperial Stout
37Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.1709American Strong Ale
38Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11053American Strong Ale
39Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.09161American Strong Ale
40Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
41AleSmith IPA 4.092063India Pale Ale (IPA)
42Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 - 2014 4.09102Sour/Wild Ale
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09225Barley Wine
44Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.09163Sour/Wild Ale
45Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09437Imperial IPA
46Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
47Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08826Barley Wine
48Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.08137Saison
49Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.08239American Strong Ale
50Russian River Temptation 4.081095Sour/Wild Ale
51Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
52Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.07199Imperial Stout
53Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071551Imperial IPA
54FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0799Imperial Stout
55AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
56Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0758Imperial Stout
57AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.07116Imperial Stout
58AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071302Imperial IPA
59The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07615Imperial Stout
60Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0772Abt/Quadrupel
61AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
62Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.06120Sour/Wild Ale
63Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061056Sour Red/Brown
64Firestone Walker 13 4.06353American Strong Ale
65Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06188Imperial IPA
66Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06547Sour/Wild Ale
67North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.06443Barley Wine
68Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061262Imperial Porter
69AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06225Old Ale
70Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
71Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05170Sour Red/Brown
72FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05144Imperial Stout
73AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051359Scotch Ale
74FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05322Imperial Stout
75Firestone Walker 12 4.05291American Strong Ale
76Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05351American Strong Ale
77Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051557Imperial IPA
78Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.041072Imperial Stout
79Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
80Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04384American Strong Ale
81Sante Adairius Westly 4.0427Sour/Wild Ale
82Stone Ruination IPA 4.043635Imperial IPA
83Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04201Imperial Stout
84Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
85Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
86AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
87Sante Adairius Cask Strawberry 4.0335Saison
88AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031376Barley Wine
89Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
90Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.032229India Pale Ale (IPA)
91Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.03219Imperial Porter
92Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 4.03175Sour/Wild Ale
93Lost Abbey Sinners Ale 2008 4.02256Sour Red/Brown
94Firestone Walker 14 4.02396American Strong Ale
95Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Espresso 4.02590Imperial Stout
96Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #5 (Shout at the Devil) 4.0268Sour/Wild Ale
97Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0243Sour/Wild Ale
98AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021282American Strong Ale
99Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4.02608India Pale Ale (IPA)
100The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.02358Imperial Stout


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