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   4.4899Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.41238Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.39115Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.37369Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35738Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.33769Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32378Imperial Stout
8Bells Black Note Stout   4.31826Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.31702Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302588Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29857Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.281735Imperial Stout
13Bells Expedition Stout   4.282824Imperial Stout
14Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.282033Imperial Stout
15Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272642Imperial IPA
16Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2777Saison
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.26186Imperial Stout
18Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2591Saison
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252628Imperial Stout
20Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.25187Imperial Stout
21Alchemist Heady Topper   4.241309Imperial IPA
22Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242086Imperial IPA
23Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23878Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.23187Imperial Stout
25Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.2292Imperial IPA
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.21248Imperial Stout
27Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014   4.21117Imperial Stout
28Firestone Walker Parabola   4.211001Imperial Stout
29Funky Buddha Morning Wood   4.2115Imperial Porter
30Surly Darkness   4.21978Imperial Stout
31Bells Hopslam   4.212758Imperial IPA
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.21398Imperial Stout
33AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee   4.2067Imperial Stout
34Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning   4.2059Imperial Porter
35Deschutes The Abyss   4.201514Imperial Stout
36Hill Farmstead Abner   4.20325Imperial IPA
37AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.19296Imperial Stout
38Dragoon Lazarus   4.1910Barley Wine
39Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.19171Imperial Stout
40Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.182995Imperial Stout
41Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1881Imperial Stout
42Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.18397Sour/Wild Ale
43Cigar City CaffŤ Americano Double Stout   4.1772Imperial Stout
44Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17920Fruit Beer
45Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17434Imperial Stout
46Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.17167Imperial IPA
47Hill Farmstead Aaron   4.1755Barley Wine
48Toppling Goliath SR-71 Blackbird (2015 Bottling / Draft)   4.1646Imperial Stout
49Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Double Barrel   4.1664Imperial Stout
50Prairie Pirate Bomb!    4.16353Imperial Stout

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