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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35753Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33810Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292796Imperial Stout
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.28116Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272780Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Kopi Luwak 4.27207Imperial Stout
7Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25477Sour/Wild Ale
9Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211056Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21426Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21267Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21399Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183088Imperial Stout
15Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17264Sour/Wild Ale
16Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17426Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Brandy Barrel) 4.16383Old Ale
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian 4.16258Imperial Stout
19Russian River Supplication 4.161453Sour Red/Brown
20AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.1625Imperial Stout
21Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1554Imperial IPA
22Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
23Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15927Barley Wine
24Russian River Consecration 4.141244Sour Red/Brown
25Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1334Imperial Stout
27Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2010) 4.1374Sour/Wild Ale
28AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.13651Barley Wine
29AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel 4.12510Scotch Ale
30AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1278Imperial Stout
31Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1236Imperial Stout
32North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel) 4.121096Imperial Stout
33Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11659Sour/Wild Ale
34FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.11243Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.1146Sour/Wild Ale
36Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.11217American Strong Ale
37Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1174American Strong Ale
38Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.1173Abt/Quadrupel
39Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11476Sour/Wild Ale
40FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.11100Imperial Stout
41Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
42Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.11289Imperial Stout
43Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11109American Strong Ale
44North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.14091Imperial Stout
45Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0966Imperial Stout
46Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2013-) 4.09123Sour/Wild Ale
47Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09738American Strong Ale
48Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09238Barley Wine
49Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09441Imperial IPA
50AleSmith IPA 4.092236India Pale Ale (IPA)
51Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
52Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08866Barley Wine
53Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
54Russian River Temptation 4.081124Sour/Wild Ale
55AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.08122Imperial Stout
56Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.08200Imperial IPA
57Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.08193Saison
58Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
59The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07658Imperial Stout
60AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
61Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07155Sour/Wild Ale
62AleSmith Double IPA 4.071353Imperial IPA
63Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071670Imperial IPA
64Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.06270American Strong Ale
65AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
66Sudwerk Fünke Hop Farm 4.0631Sour/Wild Ale
67Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06590Sour/Wild Ale
68Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061085Sour Red/Brown
69Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061436Imperial Porter
70AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06227Old Ale
71Firestone Walker 13 4.06357American Strong Ale
72Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
73Firestone Walker 19 (XIX Nineteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.0575American Strong Ale
74Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05177Sour Red/Brown
75Modern Times Monsters’ Park - Bourbon Barrel: Coconut & Cocoa Nibs 4.0544Imperial Stout
76North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel) 4.05485Old Ale
77FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05365Imperial Stout
78AleSmith Reforged 4.0590American Strong Ale
79AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051413Scotch Ale
80Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.051156Imperial Stout
81Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051666Imperial IPA
82Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
83Firestone Walker 12 4.04297American Strong Ale
84Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04232Imperial Stout
85Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04374American Strong Ale
86AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.04361American Strong Ale
87Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04399American Strong Ale
88Sante Adairius Westly 4.0482Sour/Wild Ale
89FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Woodford Reserve Barrel 4.0451Imperial Stout
90Russian River Compunction 4.04144Sour/Wild Ale
91FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.04192Imperial Stout
92Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
93Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
94Stone Ruination IPA 4.033704Imperial IPA
95Almanac Farmer’s Reserve 3 4.03180Sour/Wild Ale
96AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0350Imperial Stout
97Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
98Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.03152Imperial Stout
99AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031453Barley Wine
100Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.022496India Pale Ale (IPA)


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