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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 4.34823Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292832Imperial Stout
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.29124Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Kopi Luwak 4.27208Imperial Stout
6Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272813Imperial IPA
7Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25481Lambic Style - Gueuze
9Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211068Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21429Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21267Imperial Stout
13Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21432Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183133Imperial Stout
15AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.1827Imperial Stout
16Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17429Sour/Wild Ale
17Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17264Sour/Wild Ale
18North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Brandy Barrel) 4.16385Old Ale
19Russian River Supplication 4.151464Sour Red/Brown
20Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1554Imperial IPA
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
22AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1537Imperial Stout
23AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian 4.15284Imperial Stout
24Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.14947Barley Wine
25Russian River Consecration 4.141256Sour Red/Brown
26Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.14114Sour/Wild Ale
27AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.13662Barley Wine
28Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2010) 4.1374Sour/Wild Ale
29Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1337Imperial Stout
30Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.12240Sour Red/Brown
31Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1279American Strong Ale
32AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel 4.12512Scotch Ale
33North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel) 4.121106Imperial Stout
34AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1280Imperial Stout
35FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12245Imperial Stout
36Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.12232American Strong Ale
37Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11667Sour/Wild Ale
38Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.1146Sour/Wild Ale
39Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11486Sour/Wild Ale
40Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.1173Abt/Quadrupel
41Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.11333Imperial Stout
42FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.11101Imperial Stout
43Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11124American Strong Ale
44North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.14140Imperial Stout
45Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0968Imperial Stout
46Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09741American Strong Ale
47Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09244Barley Wine
48Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.09877Barley Wine
49Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09441Imperial IPA
50Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
51Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
52AleSmith IPA 4.082281India Pale Ale (IPA)
53AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.08124Imperial Stout
54Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.08200Imperial IPA
55Russian River Temptation 4.081131Sour/Wild Ale
56Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2013-) 4.08132Sour/Wild Ale
57Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
58The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07672Imperial Stout
59AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
60Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.07204Saison
61Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.07280American Strong Ale
62Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071681Imperial IPA
63Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07176Sour/Wild Ale
64AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
65AleSmith Reforged 4.06110American Strong Ale
66AleSmith Double IPA 4.061405Imperial IPA
67Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06602Sour/Wild Ale
68FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Woodford Reserve Barrel 4.0664Imperial Stout
69Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061096Sour Red/Brown
70Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061460Imperial Porter
71Firestone Walker 13 4.06358American Strong Ale
72Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
73Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05178Sour Red/Brown
74AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.05230Old Ale
75FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05207Imperial Stout
76North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel) 4.05504Old Ale
77Firestone Walker 19 (XIX Nineteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.0590American Strong Ale
78FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05376Imperial Stout
79Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.0554Imperial Stout
80Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.051175Imperial Stout
81Sante Adairius Westly 4.0591Sour/Wild Ale
82Sudwerk Fünke Hop Farm 4.0539Sour/Wild Ale
83AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051430Scotch Ale
84Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051701Imperial IPA
85Firestone Walker 12 4.04298American Strong Ale
86Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
87Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04377American Strong Ale
88AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.04361American Strong Ale
89Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04401American Strong Ale
90FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Brewmaster’s Grand Cru Blend (2015) 4.0435Imperial Stout
91Russian River Compunction 4.04146Sour/Wild Ale
92Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
93Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04246Imperial Stout
94Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
95Stone Ruination IPA 4.033712Imperial IPA
96Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee 4.03367American Strong Ale
97Almanac Farmer’s Reserve 3 4.03182Sour/Wild Ale
98AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0350Imperial Stout
99Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
100Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.03153Imperial Stout

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