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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.34703Imperial/Double IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged) 4.33682Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.32372Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272442Imperial/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) 4.22160Imperial Stout
8Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.22183Sour/Wild Ale
9AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak) 4.2225Imperial Stout
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.19901Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.192851Imperial 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 4.17327Imperial Stout
15Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17351Sour/Wild Ale
16Russian River Supplication 4.151322Sour/Wild Ale
17North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel 4.15314Barley Wine
18Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel) 4.15832Barley Wine
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
20Russian River Consecration 4.141108Sour Red/Brown
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.14221Sour/Wild Ale
22North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout  4.12988Imperial Stout
23AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 4.12433Scotch Ale
24AleSmith Old Numbskull (Barrel Aged) 4.12584Barley Wine
25Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.1236Sour Red/Brown
26Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.1589Sour/Wild Ale
27North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.13684Imperial Stout
28Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09617American Strong Ale
29Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.09425Sour/Wild Ale
30Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.09976American Strong Ale
31AleSmith IPA 4.091868India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial/Double IPA
33Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010 4.0865Sour/Wild Ale
34Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.0888Saison
35FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.08192Imperial Stout
36Lost Abbey The Angelís Share Grand Cru 4.08207Barley Wine
37Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.07727Barley Wine
38Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
39Russian River Temptation 4.071045Sour/Wild Ale
40Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071254Imperial/Double IPA
41Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.07415Imperial/Double IPA
42AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007  4.07190Imperial/Strong Porter
43AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 4.071201Imperial/Double IPA
44AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vanilla and Coconut) 4.0721Imperial Stout
45Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.07961Sour Red/Brown
46Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.07152Sour/Wild Ale
47Odonata Rorieís Ale Batch 001 4.0671Abt/Quadrupel
48FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.0695Imperial Stout
49Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.06172Imperial/Double IPA
50Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
51AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051261Scotch Ale
52Firestone Walker 13 4.05345American Strong Ale
53Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.05500Sour/Wild Ale
54Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051367Imperial/Double IPA
55Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.05987Imperial/Strong Porter
56The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.04544Imperial Stout
57Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04163American Strong Ale
58AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2005  4.04212Old Ale
59Stone Ruination IPA 4.043423Imperial/Double IPA
60Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.0453American Strong Ale
61North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel 4.04391Barley Wine
62Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.04978Imperial Stout
63Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04324American Strong Ale
64Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04325Imperial/Double IPA
65Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.04156Sour Red/Brown
66Firestone Walker 12 4.04287American Strong Ale
67Lost Abbey Barrel Aged Serpents Stout with Cacao Nibs and Coffee 4.0497Imperial Stout
68Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
69Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.03364American Strong Ale
70AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.03359American Strong Ale
71Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 4.031833India Pale Ale (IPA)
72AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031270Barley Wine
73Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03124Sour Red/Brown
74Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #5 (Shout at the Devil) 4.0251Sour/Wild Ale
75AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 4.021240American Strong Ale
76Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout 4.02557Imperial Stout
77Green Flash Silva Stout 4.02252Imperial Stout
78Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.0238Imperial/Double IPA
79FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.02258Imperial Stout
80Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2013 4.0170Sour/Wild Ale
81Lost Abbey Sinners 08 4.01251Sour Red/Brown
82Firestone Walker 14 4.01376American Strong Ale
83Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.0180Sour/Wild Ale
84Stone 6th Anniversary Porter 4.01218Imperial/Strong Porter
85Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.0142Sour/Wild Ale
86Double Bastard Ale 4.012328American Strong Ale
87The Bruery Chocolate Rain 4.01288Imperial Stout
88Port Brewing Hop 15 4.011322Imperial/Double IPA
89Stone RuinTen IPA 4849Imperial/Double IPA
90Lost Abbey Veritas 010 491Sour/Wild Ale
91Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachevís Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4138Imperial Stout
92The Bruery Sucre 4420Old Ale
93Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 4501India Pale Ale (IPA)
94AleSmith Speedway Stout (Chipotle and Morita Pepper) 439Imperial Stout
95Russian River Compunction 4124Sour/Wild Ale
96Russian River Blind Pig IPA 3.991221India Pale Ale (IPA)
97Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2011 - 2012 3.99168Sour/Wild Ale
98Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale 3.992092Black IPA
99Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale 3.98817Sour Red/Brown
100Almanac Farmers Reserve 3 3.97151Sour/Wild Ale


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