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   4.38187Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch   4.3868Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35109Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34706Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32699Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31754Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31330Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302411Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291668Imperial Stout
10Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291818Imperial Stout
11Bells Expedition Stout   4.282711Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28804Imperial Stout
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28179Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272481Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242444Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232023Imperial/Double IPA
18Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231131Imperial/Double IPA
19AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.23166Imperial Stout
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.22131Imperial Stout
21Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22779Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212617Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21931Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.211400Imperial Stout
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20914Imperial Stout
26Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20423American Strong Ale
27AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20229Imperial Stout
28Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192880Imperial Stout
29AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19199Imperial Stout
30Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19288Imperial/Double IPA
31Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18874Fruit Beer
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.18340Imperial Stout
33Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.17146Imperial Stout
34Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17354Sour/Wild Ale
35Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162172Imperial Stout
36Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16363Imperial Stout
37Russian River Supplication   4.151337Sour/Wild Ale
38Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152907Imperial Stout
39North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15327Barley Wine
40Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
41Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14838Barley Wine
42Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14144Imperial/Double IPA
43Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14382Porter
44Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141065American Pale Ale
45Russian River Consecration   4.131125Sour Red/Brown
46New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131416Fruit Beer
47The Livery Bourbon Cask Aged Wheat Trippelbock   4.13118Weizen Bock
48Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13479Imperial Stout
49Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1268Imperial/Double IPA
50North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout    4.121000Imperial Stout

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