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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 4.33820Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292819Imperial Stout
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.28121Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Kopi Luwak 4.27208Imperial Stout
6Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272806Imperial IPA
7Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25479Sour/Wild Ale
9Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211064Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21416Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21267Imperial Stout
13Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21431Imperial Stout
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183119Imperial Stout
15AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.1826Imperial Stout
16Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17427Sour/Wild Ale
17Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17264Sour/Wild Ale
18North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Brandy Barrel) 4.16385Old Ale
19AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian 4.16283Imperial Stout
20Russian River Supplication 4.161461Sour Red/Brown
21Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1554Imperial IPA
22Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
23AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1536Imperial Stout
24Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.15940Barley Wine
25Russian River Consecration 4.141254Sour Red/Brown
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 4.13656Barley 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) 4.121101Imperial Stout
34FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.11244Imperial Stout
35Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11664Sour/Wild Ale
36Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.1146Sour/Wild Ale
37Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1174American Strong Ale
38Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.1173Abt/Quadrupel
39Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.11224American Strong Ale
40FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.11101Imperial Stout
41Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11480Sour/Wild Ale
42Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.11121American Strong Ale
43Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.1320Imperial Stout
44North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.14126Imperial Stout
45Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0968Imperial Stout
46Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09741American Strong Ale
47Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09243Barley Wine
48Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.09877Barley Wine
49Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09441Imperial IPA
50Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
51Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2013-) 4.08131Sour/Wild Ale
52Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
53AleSmith IPA 4.082275India Pale Ale (IPA)
54AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.08122Imperial Stout
55Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.08200Imperial IPA
56Russian River Temptation 4.081130Sour/Wild Ale
57Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
58The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.07666Imperial Stout
59Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07174Sour/Wild Ale
60AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0725Imperial Stout
61Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.07202Saison
62Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.071678Imperial IPA
63AleSmith Double IPA 4.061392Imperial IPA
64AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
65Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.06277American Strong Ale
66Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06598Sour/Wild Ale
67Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061091Sour Red/Brown
68Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061455Imperial Porter
69Firestone Walker 13 4.06357American Strong Ale
70Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
71FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Woodford Reserve Barrel 4.0562Imperial Stout
72AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.05229Old Ale
73Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05177Sour Red/Brown
74AleSmith Reforged 4.05106American Strong Ale
75FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.05207Imperial Stout
76Firestone Walker 19 (XIX Nineteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.0588American Strong Ale
77North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel) 4.05502Old Ale
78FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05376Imperial Stout
79Sante Adairius Westly 4.0590Sour/Wild Ale
80Sudwerk Fünke Hop Farm 4.0539Sour/Wild Ale
81AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051426Scotch Ale
82Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.051172Imperial Stout
83Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051693Imperial IPA
84Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0497Sour/Wild Ale
85Firestone Walker 12 4.04297American Strong Ale
86Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04376American Strong Ale
87AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.04361American Strong Ale
88Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04242Imperial Stout
89Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04400American Strong Ale
90Modern Times Monsters’ Park - Bourbon Barrel: Coconut & Cocoa Nibs 4.0454Imperial Stout
91Russian River Compunction 4.04146Sour/Wild Ale
92Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
93Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
94Stone Ruination IPA 4.033728Imperial IPA
95Almanac Farmer’s Reserve 3 4.03182Sour/Wild Ale
96AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0350Imperial Stout
97Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee 4.03363American Strong Ale
98Pizza Port Le Woody Brune 4.03125Sour Red/Brown
99Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.03153Imperial Stout
100AleSmith Old Numbskull 4.031471Barley Wine


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