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   4.39181Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35108Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34705Imperial/Double IPA
4AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32696Imperial Stout
5Bells Black Note Stout   4.32748Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31329Imperial Stout
7AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302399Imperial Stout
8Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291662Imperial Stout
9Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291808Imperial Stout
10Bells Expedition Stout   4.282706Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28798Imperial Stout
12Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28175Imperial Stout
13Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272468Imperial/Double IPA
14Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242436Imperial Stout
16Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232011Imperial/Double IPA
17Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231115Imperial/Double IPA
18AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.22165Imperial Stout
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22771Imperial Stout
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21129Imperial Stout
21Bells Hopslam   4.212616Imperial/Double IPA
22Surly Darkness   4.21930Imperial Stout
23Deschutes The Abyss   4.211397Imperial Stout
24Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20421American Strong Ale
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20914Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20228Imperial Stout
27Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192870Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19197Imperial Stout
29Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18285Imperial/Double IPA
30Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18873Fruit Beer
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.17335Imperial Stout
32Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17354Sour/Wild Ale
33Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.16136Imperial Stout
34Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162169Imperial Stout
35Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16355Imperial Stout
36Russian River Supplication   4.151335Sour/Wild Ale
37Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152899Imperial Stout
38North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15323Barley Wine
39Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
40Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14835Barley Wine
41Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14378Porter
42Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14138Imperial/Double IPA
43Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141056American Pale Ale
44Russian River Consecration   4.141122Sour Red/Brown
45New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131414Fruit Beer
46The Livery Bourbon Cask Aged Wheat Trippelbock   4.13117Weizen Bock
47Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13475Imperial Stout
48North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout    4.12999Imperial Stout
49Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!   4.12468Imperial Stout
50AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged   4.12440Scotch Ale

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