the best beers of america

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in America as they appear in the ranks at RateBeer.com. Beer scores are weighted means so that more ratings for a beer increase the score's tendency to the beer's actual mean.

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1Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.37358Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3552Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.3593Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34702Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32655Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31689Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31286Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302316Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291610Imperial Stout
10Bells Expedition Stout   4.282680Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.281734Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28740Imperial Stout
13Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272366Imperial/Double IPA
14Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.2761Imperial Stout
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27144Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.26119Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.241955Imperial/Double IPA
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242381Imperial Stout
19AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.24132Imperial Stout
20New Glarus R & D Sour Fruit   4.2463Sour/Wild Ale
21Alchemist Heady Topper   4.221018Imperial/Double IPA
22Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.21732Imperial Stout
23Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21113Imperial Stout
24AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.21209Imperial Stout
25Surly Darkness   4.21896Imperial Stout
26Bells Hopslam   4.212575Imperial/Double IPA
27Deschutes The Abyss   4.211360Imperial Stout
28Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20403American Strong Ale
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192791Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola   4.19855Imperial Stout
31Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19254Imperial/Double IPA
32Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.19855Fruit Beer
33AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.18179Imperial Stout
34Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17330Imperial Stout
35Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.16277Imperial Stout
36Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.16345Sour/Wild Ale
37Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162149Imperial Stout
38Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.16111Imperial/Double IPA
39Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15160Imperial/Double IPA
40Russian River Supplication   4.151287Sour/Wild Ale
41North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15290Barley Wine
42Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152834Imperial Stout
43Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.15103Imperial Stout
44Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14827Barley Wine
45Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.14962American Pale Ale
46Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14337Porter
47New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131374Fruit Beer
48Russian River Consecration   4.131084Sour Red/Brown
49Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13467Imperial Stout
50AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged   4.12419Scotch Ale

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