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   4.39173Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35106Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34705Imperial/Double IPA
4AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32690Imperial Stout
5Bells Black Note Stout   4.32746Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31329Imperial Stout
7AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302390Imperial Stout
8Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291802Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291658Imperial Stout
10Bells Expedition Stout   4.282705Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28796Imperial Stout
12Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272461Imperial/Double IPA
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.27173Imperial Stout
14Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242432Imperial Stout
16Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242006Imperial/Double IPA
17Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231106Imperial/Double IPA
18AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.22164Imperial Stout
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22769Imperial Stout
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21129Imperial Stout
21Bells Hopslam   4.212613Imperial/Double IPA
22Deschutes The Abyss   4.211397Imperial Stout
23Surly Darkness   4.21929Imperial Stout
24Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20419American Strong Ale
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20913Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20228Imperial Stout
27Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192864Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19196Imperial Stout
29Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18283Imperial/Double IPA
30Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18871Fruit Beer
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.17331Imperial Stout
32Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17353Sour/Wild Ale
33Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.16136Imperial Stout
34Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162169Imperial Stout
35Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16355Imperial Stout
36Russian River Supplication   4.151334Sour/Wild Ale
37North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15320Barley Wine
38Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152895Imperial Stout
39Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
40Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14834Barley Wine
41Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14133Imperial/Double IPA
42Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14376Porter
43Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141049American Pale Ale
44Russian River Consecration   4.141118Sour Red/Brown
45New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131412Fruit Beer
46Livery Bourbon Cask Aged Wheat Trippelbock   4.13117Weizen Bock
47Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.12474Imperial Stout
48AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged   4.12438Scotch Ale
49Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!   4.12464Imperial Stout
50North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout    4.12997Imperial Stout

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