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   4.4488Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.38217Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight   4.35112Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35712Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.32732Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32353Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.31780Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302501Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.29631Imperial Stout
10Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291858Imperial Stout
11Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291687Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout   4.29828Imperial Stout
13Bells Expedition Stout   4.282774Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272546Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242561Imperial Stout
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.24177Imperial Stout
18Alchemist Heady Topper   4.241186Imperial/Double IPA
19Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232060Imperial/Double IPA
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22837Imperial Stout
21Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2275Saison
22Bells Hopslam   4.212630Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.20954Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.201454Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.20239Imperial Stout
26Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.20176Imperial Stout
27Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20948Imperial Stout
28Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2067Saison
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.19357Imperial Stout
30Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19311Imperial/Double IPA
31AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.19232Imperial Stout
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192932Imperial Stout
33Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18892Fruit Beer/Radler
34Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.16106Imperial Stout
35Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.16227Imperial Stout
36Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged    4.162217Imperial Stout
37Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.15392Imperial Stout
38North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15352Barley Wine
39Founders Breakfast Stout   4.153052Imperial Stout
40Russian River Supplication   4.151362Sour/Wild Ale
41Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15178Imperial/Double IPA
42Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.15154Imperial Stout
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel   4.15865Barley Wine
44Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14147Imperial/Double IPA
45Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1472Imperial/Double IPA
46Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141131American Pale Ale
47Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14402Porter
48Russian River Consecration   4.131148Sour Red/Brown
49New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131437Fruit Beer/Radler
50Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1375Imperial Stout

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