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   4.49102Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.41243Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.39115Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.37371Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35738Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.33773Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32380Imperial Stout
8Bells Black Note Stout   4.31826Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.30708Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302592Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29863Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.281741Imperial Stout
13Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2884Saison
14Bells Expedition Stout   4.282830Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.282048Imperial Stout
16Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272657Imperial IPA
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.26188Imperial Stout
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252633Imperial Stout
19Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.25189Imperial Stout
20Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2592Saison
21Alchemist Heady Topper   4.241324Imperial IPA
22Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242088Imperial IPA
23Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23884Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.22194Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee   4.2275Imperial Stout
26Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014   4.21122Imperial Stout
27AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.21248Imperial Stout
28Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.2193Imperial IPA
29Firestone Walker Parabola   4.211002Imperial Stout
30Surly Darkness   4.21983Imperial Stout
31Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.21398Imperial Stout
32Bells Hopslam   4.212760Imperial IPA
33Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning   4.2060Imperial Porter
34Deschutes The Abyss   4.201519Imperial Stout
35Hill Farmstead Abner   4.20325Imperial IPA
36Dragoon Lazarus   4.2013Barley Wine
37AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.19300Imperial Stout
38Oceanside Ale Works Up A Kriek   4.1929Sour/Wild Ale
39Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.19175Imperial Stout
40Funky Buddha Morning Wood   4.1916Imperial Porter
41Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.183000Imperial Stout
42Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1881Imperial Stout
43Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.18400Sour/Wild Ale
44Hill Farmstead Aaron   4.1756Barley Wine
45Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17923Fruit Beer
46Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17436Imperial Stout
47Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Double Barrel   4.1765Imperial Stout
48Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.17170Imperial IPA
49Maine Beer Dinner   4.1778Imperial IPA
50Toppling Goliath SR-71 Blackbird (2015 Bottling / Draft)   4.1646Imperial Stout

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