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   4.39157Imperial 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   4.34102Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34703Imperial/Double IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.33683Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.32734Imperial Stout
8Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31324Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302374Imperial Stout
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291652Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291793Imperial Stout
12Bells Expedition Stout   4.282700Imperial Stout
13Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28787Imperial Stout
14New Glarus R & D Sour Fruit   4.2882Sour/Wild Ale
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.27167Imperial Stout
16Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272445Imperial/Double IPA
17Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27144Imperial Stout
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242424Imperial Stout
19Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.241987Imperial/Double IPA
20Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231083Imperial/Double IPA
21AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.22161Imperial Stout
22Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22763Imperial Stout
23Surly Darkness   4.21926Imperial Stout
24Bells Hopslam   4.212609Imperial/Double IPA
25Deschutes The Abyss   4.211390Imperial Stout
26Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.21127Imperial Stout
27Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20415American Strong Ale
28AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20226Imperial Stout
29Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20905Imperial Stout
30AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19194Imperial Stout
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192855Imperial Stout
32Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.19866Fruit Beer
33Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18271Imperial/Double IPA
34Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.17330Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17351Sour/Wild Ale
36Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.17130Imperial Stout
37Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162168Imperial Stout
38Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16350Imperial Stout
39Russian River Supplication   4.151323Sour/Wild Ale
40Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152883Imperial Stout
41North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15316Barley Wine
42Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14833Barley Wine
44Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14132Imperial/Double IPA
45Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141030American Pale Ale
46Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14361Porter
47Russian River Consecration   4.141113Sour Red/Brown
48New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131407Fruit Beer
49Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13473Imperial Stout
50Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!   4.12444Imperial Stout

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