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   4.4493Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.39226Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35114Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35737Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.33750Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31789Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31358Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302550Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.30682Imperial Stout
10Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29843Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291918Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291700Imperial Stout
13Bells Expedition Stout   4.282810Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272591Imperial/Double IPA
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252604Imperial Stout
16Alchemist Heady Topper   4.251247Imperial/Double IPA
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.24183Imperial Stout
18Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232073Imperial/Double IPA
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23858Imperial Stout
20Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2284Saison
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.22185Imperial Stout
22Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2176Saison
23Bells Hopslam   4.202742Imperial/Double IPA
24Surly Darkness   4.20968Imperial Stout
25Deschutes The Abyss   4.201485Imperial Stout
26Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20973Imperial Stout
27AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.20245Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.20244Imperial Stout
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.19380Imperial Stout
30Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.19144Imperial Stout
31Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19323Imperial/Double IPA
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.182961Imperial Stout
33Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17914Fruit Beer/Radler
34Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17380Sour/Wild Ale
35Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.16164Imperial Stout
36Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16413Imperial Stout
37Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged    4.162252Imperial Stout
38Founders Breakfast Stout   4.153116Imperial Stout
39Russian River Supplication   4.151373Sour/Wild Ale
40North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15363Barley Wine
41Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1573Imperial/Double IPA
42Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.15317Imperial Stout
43Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15178Imperial/Double IPA
44Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel   4.15883Barley Wine
45Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14155Imperial/Double IPA
46Russian River Consecration   4.141168Sour Red/Brown
47Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1479Imperial Stout
48Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.131178American Pale Ale
49Hill Farmstead Everett   4.13409Porter
50Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning   4.1353Imperial/Strong Porter

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