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   4.35110Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35707Imperial/Double IPA
5AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged)   4.32702Imperial Stout
6Bells Black Note Stout   4.31754Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.31330Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302413Imperial Stout
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291669Imperial Stout
10Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.291820Imperial Stout
11Bells Expedition Stout   4.282712Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.28804Imperial Stout
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2013   4.28183Imperial Stout
14Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272488Imperial/Double IPA
15Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout   4.27145Imperial Stout
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.242448Imperial Stout
17Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.232024Imperial/Double IPA
18Alchemist Heady Topper   4.231135Imperial/Double IPA
19AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)   4.23167Imperial Stout
20Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged   4.22131Imperial Stout
21Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.22783Imperial Stout
22Bells Hopslam   4.212621Imperial/Double IPA
23Surly Darkness   4.21933Imperial Stout
24Deschutes The Abyss   4.211400Imperial Stout
25Firestone Walker Parabola   4.20915Imperial Stout
26Hair of the Dog Matt    4.20425American Strong Ale
27AleSmith Speedway Stout (Kopi Luwak)   4.20229Imperial Stout
28AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee)   4.19201Imperial Stout
29Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.192885Imperial Stout
30Hill Farmstead Abner   4.19288Imperial/Double IPA
31Hill Farmstead Ann   4.1967Saison
32Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.18875Fruit Beer
33Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels   4.18342Imperial Stout
34Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.17147Imperial Stout
35Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.17354Sour/Wild Ale
36Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout    4.162173Imperial Stout
37Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.16364Imperial Stout
38North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.15330Barley Wine
39Russian River Supplication   4.151339Sour/Wild Ale
40Founders Breakfast Stout   4.152911Imperial Stout
41Hill Farmstead Ephraim   4.15177Imperial/Double IPA
42Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)   4.14839Barley Wine
43Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.14144Imperial/Double IPA
44Three Floyds Zombie Dust   4.141069American Pale Ale
45Hill Farmstead Everett   4.14382Porter
46Russian River Consecration   4.131125Sour Red/Brown
47New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red   4.131419Fruit Beer
48Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb!    4.13114Imperial Stout
49Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.1369Imperial/Double IPA
50Southampton Imperial Russian Stout   4.13480Imperial Stout

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