The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in North Carolina, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for North Carolina, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4760100
2Bell's Expedition StoutBell’s Brewery3048100
3Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1787100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company307100
5Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3319100
6Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing814100
7Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake - BourbonOmnipollo114100
8Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)124100
9Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1100100
10Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery288100
11Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla ShakeMikkeller718100
12De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen1090100
13Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Penultimate PushCigar City Brewing128100
14Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2414100
15Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery2486100
16Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)770100
17AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1422100
18Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort3621100
19Lost Abbey Serpents StoutPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1211100
20Hoppin' Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery860100
21Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery345100
22To Øl Sort MælkTo Øl307100
23Omnipollo SelassieOmnipollo297100
24Epic Double Barrel Big Bad BaptistEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)93100
25Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3582100


1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery345100
2The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery905100
3Wicked Weed Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)53100
4Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing641100
5Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)192100
6Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit's FootFoothills Brewing218100
7Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing276100
8Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)162100
9Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)3299
10Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company2499
11Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2899
12Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)8599
13Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)24099
14Wicked Weed Garçon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)7799
15Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)16799
16Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)6299
17Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2999
18Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14899
19Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)6599
20Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)22999
21NoDa Hop, Drop 'n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company24899
22Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20299
23Wicked Weed Barrel Aged XibalbaWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2499
24Wicked Weed Framboos MorteWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2299
25Wicked Weed Bourbon Barrel OblivionWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)3898

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Tryon Beer Fest
Tryon 11/4/2017
Asheville On Tap
Asheville 11/11/2017

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Dolce Vita Wine & Beer
Greenville () 252 329-8500
Bottle Revolution
Raleigh () 919 885-HOPS
Tasty Beverage Company
Raleigh () 919 828-2789
State of Beer
Raleigh () 919 546 9116
Sierra Nevada Brewery - North Carolina
Mills River () 828-681-5300