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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35738Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33769Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32588Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272642Imperial IPA
5Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 4.26186Imperial Stout
7Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25476Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21248Imperial Stout
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211001Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21398Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 4.267Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.19296Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.182995Imperial Stout
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.18397Sour/Wild Ale
16Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.18260Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.16366Barley Wine
18Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1626Imperial Stout
19Russian River Supplication 4.151386Sour/Wild Ale
20Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1548Imperial IPA
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
22Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15889Barley Wine
23Oceanside Ale Works Up A Kriek 4.1426Sour/Wild Ale
24Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
25Russian River Consecration 4.141178Sour Red/Brown
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 4.12618Barley Wine
29North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.121053Imperial Stout
30FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12217Imperial Stout
31AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1170Imperial Stout
32Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11621Sour/Wild Ale
33Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1167American Strong Ale
34Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11453Sour/Wild Ale
35Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.11239Sour Red/Brown
36North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13913Imperial Stout
37Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.1706American Strong Ale
38Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11050American Strong Ale
39Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0967Sour/Wild Ale
40AleSmith IPA 4.092051India Pale Ale (IPA)
41Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09224Barley Wine
42Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.09163Sour/Wild Ale
43Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 - 2014 4.09101Sour/Wild Ale
44Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
45Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.08155American Strong Ale
46Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.08436Imperial IPA
47Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.08824Barley Wine
48Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0857Imperial Stout
49Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.08238American Strong Ale
50Russian River Temptation 4.081094Sour/Wild Ale
51Sante Adairius Fruit Punch #2 4.0719Saison
52Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071544Imperial IPA
53Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
54FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0799Imperial Stout
55AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
56Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.07194Imperial Stout
57Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.07129Saison
58AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.07116Imperial Stout
59AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071297Imperial IPA
60The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07612Imperial Stout
61Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.0772Abt/Quadrupel
62Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.071047Sour Red/Brown
63AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
64Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.06118Sour/Wild Ale
65Firestone Walker 13 4.06353American Strong Ale
66Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06543Sour/Wild Ale
67Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06188Imperial IPA
68North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.06441Barley Wine
69Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061252Imperial Porter
70AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06225Old Ale
71Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
72Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05170Sour Red/Brown
73AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051349Scotch Ale
74FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05140Imperial Stout
75Lost Abbey Veritas 015 4.0534Sour/Wild Ale
76Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051541Imperial IPA
77Firestone Walker 12 4.05291American Strong Ale
78Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.05351American Strong Ale
79FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05319Imperial Stout
80Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
81Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.041071Imperial Stout
82Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04384American Strong Ale
83Stone Ruination IPA 4.043630Imperial IPA
84Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
85Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
86Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.03198Imperial Stout
87AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
88Sante Adairius Cask Strawberry 4.0334Saison
89AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031372Barley Wine
90Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
91Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.032208India Pale Ale (IPA)
92Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.03219Imperial Porter
93Sante Adairius Westly 4.0325Sour/Wild Ale
94Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 4.03175Sour/Wild Ale
95Lost Abbey Sinners Ale 2008 4.02256Sour Red/Brown
96Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Espresso 4.02588Imperial Stout
97Sante Adairius Fruit Punch #1 4.0216Saison
98Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #5 (Shout at the Devil) 4.0268Sour/Wild Ale
99Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0243Sour/Wild Ale
100AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021281American Strong Ale


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