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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1Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.37357Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3552Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34702Imperial/Double IPA
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.3492Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32654Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31684Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31286Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302312Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291610Imperial Stout
10Bells Expedition Stout   4.292676Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.281719Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28737Imperial Stout
13Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272362Imperial/Double IPA
14Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27144Imperial Stout
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.25117Imperial Stout
16Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.241952Imperial/Double IPA
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242374Imperial Stout
18AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.24130Imperial Stout
19New Glarus R & D Sour Fruit   4.2463Sour/Wild Ale
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.2353Imperial Stout
21Alchemist Heady Topper   4.221014Imperial/Double IPA
22AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.21204Imperial Stout
23Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.21729Imperial Stout
24Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21112Imperial Stout
25Surly Darkness   4.21893Imperial Stout
26Bells Hopslam   4.212573Imperial/Double IPA
27Deschutes The Abyss   4.211358Imperial Stout
28Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20403American Strong Ale
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192783Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola   4.19851Imperial Stout
31Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19254Imperial/Double IPA
32Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.19855Fruit Beer
33AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.18179Imperial Stout
34Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17328Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.16345Sour/Wild Ale
36Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.16275Imperial Stout
37Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.16110Imperial/Double IPA
38Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162147Imperial Stout
39Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.16158Imperial/Double IPA
40Russian River Supplication   4.151287Sour/Wild Ale
41North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15290Barley Wine
42Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152832Imperial Stout
43Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.15103Imperial Stout
44Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.15824Barley Wine
45Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.14960American Pale Ale
46Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14336Porter
47Russian River Consecration   4.131078Sour Red/Brown
48New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131373Fruit Beer
49Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13467Imperial Stout
50AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged   4.12418Scotch Ale

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