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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.34704Imperial/Double IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged) 4.33684Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32376Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272449Imperial/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) 4.22162Imperial Stout
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.22183Sour/Wild Ale
9AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak) 4.2227Imperial Stout
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.2907Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.192856Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee) 4.19194Imperial Stout
13Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18241Sour/Wild Ale
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels 4.17330Imperial Stout
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17351Sour/Wild Ale
16Russian River Supplication 4.151327Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.15316Barley Wine
18Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel) 4.14833Barley Wine
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
20Russian River Consecration 4.141113Sour Red/Brown
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.14221Sour/Wild Ale
22AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 4.12434Scotch Ale
23North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.12993Imperial Stout
24AleSmith Old Numbskull (Barrel Aged) 4.12587Barley Wine
25Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.1592Sour/Wild Ale
26Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.1237Sour Red/Brown
27North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13695Imperial Stout
28Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09616American Strong Ale
29Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.09978American Strong Ale
30Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.09427Sour/Wild Ale
31AleSmith IPA 4.091884India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial/Double IPA
33Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0865Sour/Wild Ale
34FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.08194Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey The Angelís Share Grand Cru 4.08208Barley Wine
36Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.07734Barley Wine
37Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
38Russian River Temptation 4.071047Sour/Wild Ale
39Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071274Imperial/Double IPA
40Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.07415Imperial/Double IPA
41AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007  4.07190Imperial/Strong Porter
42AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071205Imperial/Double IPA
43AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vanilla and Coconut) 4.0721Imperial Stout
44Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.07966Sour Red/Brown
45Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.07152Sour/Wild Ale
46Odonata Rorieís Ale Batch 001 4.0671Abt/Quadrupel
47FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0695Imperial Stout
48Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06172Imperial/Double IPA
49Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
50AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051264Scotch Ale
51Firestone Walker 13 4.05346American Strong Ale
52Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.05503Sour/Wild Ale
53Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051374Imperial/Double IPA
54The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.04545Imperial Stout
55Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.04989Imperial/Strong Porter
56AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2005  4.04212Old Ale
57Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04168American Strong Ale
58Stone Ruination IPA 4.043432Imperial/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
61Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.0490Saison
62Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04325Imperial/Double IPA
63Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.04984Imperial 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
68Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.03363American Strong Ale
69AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
70Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.03326American Strong Ale
71AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031276Barley Wine
72Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03124Sour Red/Brown
73Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.031856India Pale Ale (IPA)
74AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021241American Strong Ale
75Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.0281Sour/Wild Ale
76Green Flash Silva Stout 4.02253Imperial Stout
77Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 4.0271Sour/Wild Ale
78Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout 4.02558Imperial 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 4.01261Imperial Stout
83Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.01218Imperial/Strong Porter
84Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0142Sour/Wild Ale
85The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.01290Imperial Stout
86Double Bastard Ale 4.012331American Strong Ale
87Port Brewing Hop 15 41326Imperial/Double IPA
88Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachevís Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4142Imperial Stout
89Lost Abbey Veritas 010 491Sour/Wild Ale
90Russian River Compunction 4126Sour/Wild Ale
91Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4503India Pale Ale (IPA)
92The Bruery Sucre 4423Old Ale
93Stone RuinTen IPA 4880Imperial/Double IPA
94AleSmith Speedway Stout (Chipotle and Morita Pepper) 439Imperial Stout
95Russian River Blind Pig IPA 3.991226India Pale Ale (IPA)
96Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2011 - 2012 3.99169Sour/Wild Ale
97Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale 3.982105Black IPA
98AleSmith Speedway Stout (Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee) 3.9864Imperial Stout
99Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale 3.98820Sour Red/Brown
100Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 3.97153Sour/Wild Ale


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