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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 4.33814Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292800Imperial Stout
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.28116Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272790Imperial 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 4.211054Imperial Stout
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21426Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21267Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.2401Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183093Imperial 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) 4.16384Old Ale
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian 4.16267Imperial Stout
19Russian River Supplication 4.161452Sour 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 4.15930Barley Wine
24Russian River Consecration 4.141248Sour Red/Brown
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1435Imperial Stout
26Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
27Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2010) 4.1374Sour/Wild Ale
28AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.13653Barley Wine
29Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1337Imperial Stout
30Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.12240Sour Red/Brown
31AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel 4.12511Scotch Ale
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1278Imperial Stout
33North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel) 4.121097Imperial Stout
34Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11660Sour/Wild Ale
35FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.11243Imperial Stout
36Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.1146Sour/Wild Ale
37Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.11218American Strong Ale
38Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1174American Strong Ale
39Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.11299Imperial Stout
40Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.1173Abt/Quadrupel
41Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11477Sour/Wild Ale
42FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.11101Imperial Stout
43Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11113American Strong Ale
44North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.14104Imperial Stout
45Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0968Imperial Stout
46Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2013-) 4.09124Sour/Wild Ale
47Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09739American Strong Ale
48Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09242Barley Wine
49Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09441Imperial IPA
50Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.09870Barley Wine
51Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
52AleSmith IPA 4.082255India Pale Ale (IPA)
53Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
54AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.08122Imperial Stout
55Russian River Temptation 4.081125Sour/Wild Ale
56Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.08200Imperial IPA
57Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
58The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07659Imperial Stout
59AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
60Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.07196Saison
61Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07166Sour/Wild Ale
62AleSmith Double IPA 4.071363Imperial IPA
63Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.07275American Strong Ale
64Firestone Walker 19 (XIX Nineteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.0678American Strong Ale
65Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.061674Imperial IPA
66AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
67Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06592Sour/Wild Ale
68Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061089Sour Red/Brown
69AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.06227Old Ale
70Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061445Imperial Porter
71Firestone Walker 13 4.06357American Strong Ale
72Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
73Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05177Sour Red/Brown
74FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05369Imperial Stout
75North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel) 4.05496Old Ale
76AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051421Scotch Ale
77Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.051160Imperial Stout
78Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.041676Imperial IPA
79FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Woodford Reserve Barrel 4.0459Imperial Stout
80Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
81Firestone Walker 12 4.04297American Strong Ale
82AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.04361American Strong Ale
83Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04375American Strong Ale
84Sante Adairius Westly 4.0485Sour/Wild Ale
85Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04399American Strong Ale
86Sudwerk Fünke Hop Farm 4.0437Sour/Wild Ale
87Russian River Compunction 4.04144Sour/Wild Ale
88Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04237Imperial Stout
89AleSmith Reforged 4.0497American Strong Ale
90Mammoth Lair of the Bear 4.0459Imperial Stout
91FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.04195Imperial Stout
92Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
93Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
94Modern Times Monsters’ Park - Bourbon Barrel: Coconut & Cocoa Nibs 4.0450Imperial Stout
95Stone Ruination IPA 4.033710Imperial IPA
96Almanac Farmer’s Reserve 3 4.03181Sour/Wild Ale
97AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0350Imperial Stout
98Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
99Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.03153Imperial Stout
100AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031458Barley Wine

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