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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1Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.39199Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3768Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34709Imperial/Double IPA
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.34111Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32712Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32337Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.31757Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302427Imperial Stout
9Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291838Imperial Stout
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291677Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28811Imperial Stout
12Bells Expedition Stout   4.282731Imperial Stout
13Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272509Imperial/Double IPA
14Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.27190Imperial Stout
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242456Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242037Imperial/Double IPA
18Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231149Imperial/Double IPA
19AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.23169Imperial Stout
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.22135Imperial Stout
21Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22793Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212622Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21940Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.201410Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20230Imperial Stout
26Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20428American Strong Ale
27Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20919Imperial Stout
28Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2067Saison
29AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19207Imperial Stout
30Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19304Imperial/Double IPA
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192901Imperial Stout
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.18348Imperial Stout
33Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18879Fruit Beer/Radler
34Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.18154Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17361Sour/Wild Ale
36Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162183Imperial Stout
37Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.1657Saison
38Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16367Imperial Stout
39North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15340Barley Wine
40Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152942Imperial Stout
41Russian River Supplication   4.151348Sour/Wild Ale
42Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15178Imperial/Double IPA
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.15844Barley Wine
44Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.14129Imperial Stout
45Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14145Imperial/Double IPA
46Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1471Imperial/Double IPA
47Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14391Porter
48Russian River Consecration   4.131136Sour Red/Brown
49Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.131095American Pale Ale
50New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131422Fruit Beer/Radler

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