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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35740Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33780Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32606Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272673Imperial 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 4.2381Imperial Stout
10Oceanside Ale Works Up A Kriek 4.2233Sour/Wild Ale
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21253Imperial Stout
12Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211004Imperial Stout
13Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.2405Imperial Stout
14AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.2304Imperial Stout
15Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183015Imperial Stout
16Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18261Sour/Wild Ale
17Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.18403Sour/Wild Ale
18North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.16367Barley Wine
19Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1630Imperial Stout
20Russian River Supplication 4.151407Sour Red/Brown
21Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1548Imperial IPA
22Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
23Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15891Barley Wine
24Russian River Consecration 4.141190Sour Red/Brown
25Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee 4.1231Imperial Stout
27AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.12623Barley Wine
28AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 4.12480Scotch Ale
29North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121058Imperial Stout
30AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1275Imperial Stout
31FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12222Imperial Stout
32Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1168American Strong Ale
33Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11633Sour/Wild Ale
34Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11456Sour/Wild Ale
35Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
36Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.1167American Strong Ale
37North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13941Imperial Stout
38Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11061American Strong Ale
39Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.1714American Strong Ale
40Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
41AleSmith IPA 4.092082India Pale Ale (IPA)
42Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09226Barley Wine
43Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 - 2014 4.09102Sour/Wild Ale
44Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09437Imperial IPA
45Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
46Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
47Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08829Barley Wine
48Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.08142Saison
49Russian River Temptation 4.081096Sour/Wild Ale
50Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0759Imperial Stout
51Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.07202Imperial Stout
52Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.07247American Strong Ale
53Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
54Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071556Imperial IPA
55FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0799Imperial Stout
56AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
57AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.07117Imperial Stout
58The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07620Imperial Stout
59Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07127Sour/Wild Ale
60AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071310Imperial IPA
61Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0772Abt/Quadrupel
62AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
63Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061056Sour Red/Brown
64Firestone Walker 13 4.06353American Strong Ale
65North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.06446Barley Wine
66Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06188Imperial IPA
67Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06549Sour/Wild Ale
68Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061272Imperial Porter
69AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06226Old Ale
70Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
71FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05154Imperial Stout
72Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05170Sour Red/Brown
73AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051366Scotch Ale
74FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05324Imperial Stout
75Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05353American Strong Ale
76Firestone Walker 12 4.05291American Strong Ale
77Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051575Imperial IPA
78Sante Adairius Cask Strawberry 4.0536Saison
79Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.041082Imperial Stout
80Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04388American Strong Ale
81Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
82Sante Adairius Westly 4.0427Sour/Wild Ale
83Stone Ruination IPA 4.043647Imperial IPA
84Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04201Imperial Stout
85Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
86Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
87AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
88AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031386Barley Wine
89Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 4.03176Sour/Wild Ale
90Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
91Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.03219Imperial Porter
92Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.032266India Pale Ale (IPA)
93Lost Abbey Sinners Ale 2008 4.02256Sour Red/Brown
94Firestone Walker 14 4.02399American Strong Ale
95Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Espresso 4.02590Imperial Stout
96The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.02362Imperial Stout
97Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #5 (Shout at the Devil) 4.0268Sour/Wild Ale
98Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.02146Imperial Stout
99Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0243Sour/Wild Ale
100AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021284American Strong Ale


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