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   4.4994Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.41226Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.39114Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.38364Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35738Imperial/Double IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.33756Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.33363Imperial Stout
8Bells Black Note Stout   4.32799Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.30688Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302559Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29844Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291713Imperial Stout
13Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291949Imperial Stout
14Bells Expedition Stout   4.282813Imperial Stout
15Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.282607Imperial/Double IPA
16Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2785Saison
17Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2776Saison
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.26185Imperial Stout
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252607Imperial Stout
20Alchemist Heady Topper   4.251267Imperial/Double IPA
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.24185Imperial Stout
22Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242075Imperial/Double IPA
23Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23863Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.23152Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.22245Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.21258Imperial Stout
27Bells Hopslam   4.212747Imperial/Double IPA
28Firestone Walker Parabola   4.21977Imperial Stout
29Surly Darkness   4.21967Imperial Stout
30Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.21386Imperial Stout
31Deschutes The Abyss   4.201491Imperial Stout
32Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.2074Imperial/Double IPA
33Hill Farmstead Abner   4.20323Imperial/Double IPA
34Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning   4.2056Imperial/Strong Porter
35AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee   4.1937Imperial Stout
36Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192968Imperial Stout
37Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.19166Imperial Stout
38Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1879Imperial Stout
39Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.18384Sour/Wild Ale
40Cigar City CaffŤ Americano Double Stout   4.1854Imperial Stout
41AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut   4.1826Imperial Stout
42Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17914Fruit Beer/Radler
43Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17419Imperial Stout
44Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.17160Imperial/Double IPA
45North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.16365Barley Wine
46Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014   4.1692Imperial Stout
47Hill Farmstead Aaron   4.1654Barley Wine
48Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged    4.162253Imperial Stout
49Prairie Pirate Bomb!    4.16323Imperial Stout
50Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Double Barrel   4.1653Imperial Stout

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