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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1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3867Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.38186Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35108Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34706Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32699Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31753Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31330Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302408Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291668Imperial Stout
10Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291817Imperial Stout
11Bells Expedition Stout   4.282708Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28801Imperial Stout
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28179Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272475Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242443Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232022Imperial/Double IPA
18Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231125Imperial/Double IPA
19AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.23166Imperial Stout
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22778Imperial Stout
21Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21129Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212617Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21931Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.211399Imperial Stout
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20914Imperial Stout
26Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20423American Strong Ale
27AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20229Imperial Stout
28Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192878Imperial Stout
29AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19199Imperial Stout
30Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18287Imperial/Double IPA
31Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18873Fruit Beer
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.18339Imperial Stout
33Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17354Sour/Wild Ale
34Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.17144Imperial Stout
35Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162172Imperial Stout
36Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16362Imperial Stout
37Russian River Supplication   4.151337Sour/Wild Ale
38Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152904Imperial Stout
39North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15327Barley Wine
40Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
41Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14836Barley Wine
42Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14144Imperial/Double IPA
43Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141064American Pale Ale
44Russian River Consecration   4.131124Sour Red/Brown
45Hill Farmstead Everett   4.13381Porter
46New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131416Fruit Beer
47Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1365Imperial/Double IPA
48The Livery Bourbon Cask Aged Wheat Trippelbock   4.13118Weizen Bock
49Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13479Imperial Stout
50North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout    4.121000Imperial Stout

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