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.

1Bell's Black Note StoutBell's Brewery955100
2Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1005100
3Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3096100
4Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2645100
5Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)85100
6Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)159100
7Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1810100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company335100
9Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake - BourbonOmnipollo199100
10Ballast Point Victory At Sea - High West Barrel-AgedBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)88100
11Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing880100
12Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)706100
13De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen1140100
14Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Penultimate PushCigar City Brewing163100
15Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2456100
16Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing1022100
17Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla ShakeMikkeller746100
18Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)834100
19Funk Factory FrampaarsFunk Factory Geuzeria27100
20Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery354100
21Omnipollo SelassieOmnipollo371100
22To l Sort MlkTo l308100
23Lost Abbey Serpent's StoutPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1229100
24To l Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPATo l693100
25Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3651100


1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery354100
2The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery906100
3Wicked Weed Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)55100
4Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit's FootFoothills Brewing219100
5Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing642100
6Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)208100
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)171100
8Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing281100
9Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company3399
10Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)3599
11Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)8799
12Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2899
13Heist Imperial Maple JunkieHeist Brewery1899
14Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)25099
15Wicked Weed Garon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)8799
16Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)18199
17Wicked Weed Mnage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)3099
18Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)6499
19Wicked Weed Bourbon Barrel OblivionWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)4199
20Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)6699
21NoDa Hop, Drop 'n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company25299
22Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)23399
23Wicked Weed Framboos MorteWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2299
24Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20498
25Wicked Weed Barrel Aged XibalbaWicked Weed Brewing (AB-InBev)2898

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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
Tasty Beverage Company
Raleigh () 919 828-2789
Bottle Revolution
Raleigh () 919 885-HOPS
State of Beer
Raleigh () 919 546 9116
Sierra Nevada Brewery - North Carolina
Mills River () 828-681-5300