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   4.3773Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.37203Imperial Stout
3Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.34714Imperial/Double IPA
4Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.33116Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32715Imperial Stout
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31340Imperial Stout
7Bells Black Note Stout   4.31761Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302429Imperial Stout
9Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291839Imperial Stout
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291680Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28814Imperial Stout
12Bells Expedition Stout   4.282731Imperial Stout
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28191Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272508Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.26149Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242457Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232035Imperial/Double IPA
18AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.23172Imperial Stout
19Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231148Imperial/Double IPA
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.22138Imperial Stout
21Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22793Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212625Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21944Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.211411Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20234Imperial Stout
26Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20923Imperial Stout
27Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20430American Strong Ale
28Hill Farmstead Ann   4.1970Saison
29AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19212Imperial Stout
30Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192900Imperial Stout
31Hill Farmstead Abner   4.18308Imperial/Double IPA
32Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.18157Imperial Stout
33Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.18352Imperial Stout
34Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18882Fruit Beer/Radler
35Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17365Sour/Wild Ale
36Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.1657Saison
37Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162181Imperial Stout
38Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16370Imperial Stout
39Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152940Imperial Stout
40Russian River Supplication   4.151351Sour/Wild Ale
41Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15180Imperial/Double IPA
42North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15341Barley Wine
43Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.15843Barley Wine
44Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.14129Imperial Stout
45Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14145Imperial/Double IPA
46Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1471Imperial/Double IPA
47Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14393Porter
48Russian River Consecration   4.131135Sour Red/Brown
49Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.131087American Pale Ale
50New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131421Fruit Beer/Radler

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