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 4.49107Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight 4.41132Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40261Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 4.36392Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35741Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33788Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 4.32388Imperial Stout
8Bells Black Note Stout 4.32847Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.30720Imperial Stout
10Hill Farmstead Ann 4.3088Saison
11AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.302656Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout 4.29881Imperial Stout
13Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281755Imperial Stout
14Bells Expedition Stout 4.282854Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282111Imperial Stout
16Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272703Imperial IPA
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 4.27193Imperial Stout
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 4.27100Imperial Stout
19Cycle Pallet 1 4.2642Imperial Stout
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.252661Imperial Stout
21Dragoon Lazarus 4.2517Barley Wine
22Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.25195Imperial Stout
23Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241375Imperial IPA
24Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232107Imperial IPA
25Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23905Imperial Stout
26Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.2342Imperial Porter
27Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014 4.22149Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.21258Imperial Stout
29Toppling Goliath SR-71 Blackbird (2015 Bottling / Draft) 4.2160Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211015Imperial Stout
31Cycle Nooner #9 4.2134Imperial Stout
32Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21410Imperial Stout
33Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel 4.21225Imperial Stout
34Surly Darkness 4.21994Imperial Stout
35Bells Hopslam 4.202764Imperial IPA
36Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning 4.2061Imperial Porter
37Deschutes The Abyss 4.201538Imperial Stout
38Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20342Imperial IPA
39Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.20109Imperial IPA
40Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.19102Imperial Stout
41Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.19187Imperial Stout
42AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.19330Imperial Stout
43Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.1918Imperial Porter
44Cycle Nooner #8 4.1925Imperial Stout
45Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183044Imperial Stout
46Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Double Barrel 4.1874Imperial Stout
47Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17411Sour/Wild Ale
48Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock 4.17932Fruit Beer
49Hill Farmstead Ephraim 4.17179Imperial IPA
50Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout 4.17449Imperial Stout