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   4.39203Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3969Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35709Imperial/Double IPA
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.34111Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.32718Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32345Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.31765Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302450Imperial Stout
9Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291844Imperial Stout
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291679Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29816Imperial Stout
12Bells Expedition Stout   4.282744Imperial Stout
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28195Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.282522Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242471Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242039Imperial/Double IPA
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.23173Imperial Stout
19Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231162Imperial/Double IPA
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22803Imperial Stout
21Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.22135Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212622Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21944Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.201415Imperial Stout
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20935Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.20231Imperial Stout
27Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2067Saison
28Hair of the Dog Matt    4.19435American Strong Ale
29Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.1965Saison
30Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.19169Imperial Stout
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192911Imperial Stout
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.19218Imperial Stout
33Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18308Imperial/Double IPA
34Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.18350Imperial Stout
35Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18882Fruit Beer/Radler
36Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17364Sour/Wild Ale
37Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged    4.162193Imperial Stout
38North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15345Barley Wine
39Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152971Imperial Stout
40Russian River Supplication   4.151350Sour/Wild Ale
41Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.15142Imperial Stout
42Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15178Imperial/Double IPA
43Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.15377Imperial Stout
44Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel   4.15844Barley Wine
45Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14146Imperial/Double IPA
46Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14393Porter
47Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1372Imperial/Double IPA
48Russian River Consecration   4.131138Sour Red/Brown
49Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.131105American Pale Ale
50New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131426Fruit Beer/Radler

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