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   4.38162Imperial Stout
2Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.37360Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3665Imperial Stout
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35103Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34704Imperial/Double IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.33684Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.32737Imperial Stout
8Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31325Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302376Imperial Stout
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291652Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291796Imperial Stout
12Bells Expedition Stout   4.282704Imperial Stout
13Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28788Imperial Stout
14Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.27167Imperial Stout
15Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272451Imperial/Double IPA
16Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27144Imperial Stout
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242426Imperial Stout
18Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.241993Imperial/Double IPA
19Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231090Imperial/Double IPA
20AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.22162Imperial Stout
21Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22765Imperial Stout
22Surly Darkness   4.21925Imperial Stout
23Bells Hopslam   4.212610Imperial/Double IPA
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.211391Imperial Stout
25Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21127Imperial Stout
26Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20415American Strong Ale
27AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20227Imperial Stout
28Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20908Imperial Stout
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192856Imperial Stout
30AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19194Imperial Stout
31Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18867Fruit Beer
32Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18276Imperial/Double IPA
33Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.17330Imperial Stout
34Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17351Sour/Wild Ale
35Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162168Imperial Stout
36Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.16131Imperial Stout
37Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16352Imperial Stout
38Russian River Supplication   4.151327Sour/Wild Ale
39North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15316Barley Wine
40Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152887Imperial Stout
41Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
42Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14833Barley Wine
43Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14132Imperial/Double IPA
44Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14366Porter
45Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141035American Pale Ale
46Russian River Consecration   4.141113Sour Red/Brown
47New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131409Fruit Beer
48Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13473Imperial Stout
49Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!   4.12457Imperial Stout
50AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged   4.12434Scotch Ale

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