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   4.4997Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged   4.41237Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Morniní Delight   4.39115Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)   4.38366Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger   4.35738Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged   4.33761Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean)   4.32374Imperial Stout
8Bells Black Note Stout   4.31818Imperial Stout
9Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)   4.31696Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout   4.302574Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Hunahpuís Imperial Stout   4.29855Imperial Stout
12Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout   4.291724Imperial Stout
13Bells Expedition Stout   4.282817Imperial Stout
14Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)   4.281984Imperial Stout
15Russian River Pliny the Elder   4.272626Imperial IPA
16Hill Farmstead / Blaugies Le Sarrasin   4.2785Saison
17Hill Farmstead Ann   4.2777Saison
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak   4.26185Imperial Stout
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout   4.252618Imperial Stout
20Alchemist Heady Topper   4.251282Imperial IPA
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas   4.24186Imperial Stout
22Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA   4.242079Imperial IPA
23Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee   4.23870Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel   4.23169Imperial Stout
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee   4.2246Imperial Stout
26AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak   4.22245Imperial Stout
27Firestone Walker Parabola   4.21993Imperial Stout
28Bells Hopslam   4.212755Imperial IPA
29Surly Darkness   4.21970Imperial Stout
30Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel   4.20392Imperial Stout
31Deschutes The Abyss   4.201501Imperial Stout
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee   4.20280Imperial Stout
33Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014   4.20105Imperial Stout
34Hill Farmstead Abner   4.20323Imperial IPA
35Toppling Goliath King Sue   4.2081Imperial IPA
36Funky Buddha Wide Awake Itís Morning   4.2056Imperial Porter
37Cigar City CaffŤ Americano Double Stout   4.1957Imperial Stout
38Toppling Goliath Assassin   4.19169Imperial Stout
39Stone Imperial Russian Stout   4.182978Imperial Stout
40Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus   4.1880Imperial Stout
41Lost Abbey Cable Car   4.18391Sour/Wild Ale
42Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Double Barrel   4.1759Imperial Stout
43Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock   4.17918Fruit Beer/Radler
44Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout   4.17426Imperial Stout
45Toppling Goliath SR-71 Blackbird (2015 Bottling / Draft)   4.1741Imperial Stout
46Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5   4.17162Imperial IPA
47Hill Farmstead Aaron   4.1755Barley Wine
48Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale   4.1625Imperial Stout
49North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy Barrel   4.16366Barley Wine
50Prairie Pirate Bomb!    4.16341Imperial Stout

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