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   4.4488Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.38225Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35737Imperial/Double IPA
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.35112Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.32746Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31789Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31358Imperial Stout
8Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.30674Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302544Imperial Stout
10Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29841Imperial Stout
11Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291883Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291697Imperial Stout
13Bells Expedition Stout   4.282802Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272582Imperial/Double IPA
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252593Imperial Stout
16Alchemist Heady Topper   4.241222Imperial/Double IPA
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.24183Imperial Stout
18Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232070Imperial/Double IPA
19Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2383Saison
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23857Imperial Stout
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.22185Imperial Stout
22Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2172Saison
23Bells Hopslam   4.212733Imperial/Double IPA
24Surly Darkness   4.20959Imperial Stout
25Deschutes The Abyss   4.201480Imperial Stout
26Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20964Imperial Stout
27AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.20245Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.19238Imperial Stout
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.19372Imperial Stout
30Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.19142Imperial Stout
31Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19322Imperial/Double IPA
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.182946Imperial Stout
33Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17908Fruit Beer/Radler
34Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17380Sour/Wild Ale
35Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged    4.162245Imperial Stout
36Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.16162Imperial Stout
37Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16406Imperial Stout
38Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.15295Imperial Stout
39Founders Breakfast Stout   4.153097Imperial Stout
40Russian River Supplication   4.151370Sour/Wild Ale
41North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15363Barley Wine
42Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1573Imperial/Double IPA
43Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15178Imperial/Double IPA
44Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel   4.15881Barley Wine
45Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14153Imperial/Double IPA
46Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014   4.1481Imperial Stout
47Russian River Consecration   4.131163Sour Red/Brown
48Hill Farmstead Everett   4.13406Porter
49Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1377Imperial Stout
50Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.131166American Pale Ale

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