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 Rochefort5214100
2Bell’s Expedition StoutBell’s Brewery3169100
3Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1796100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company306100
5Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)688100
6Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3484100
7Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1080100
8Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery239100
9Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)103100
10North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4224100
11Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort3728100
12Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2419100
13Port Brewing Older ViscosityPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1156100
14Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery2536100
15De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)Brouwerij de Molen1073100
16Hoppin’ Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery849100
17Cigar City Marshal Zhukov’s Penultimate PushCigar City Brewing41100
18AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1425100
19Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3706100
20Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery4635100
21Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery344100
22To Øl Sort MælkTo Øl306100
23AleSmith Speedway Stout - HammerheadAleSmith Brewing Company220100
24Epic Double Barrel Big Bad BaptistEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)75100
25Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)2625100


1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery344100
2Wicked Weed Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing49100
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery910100
4Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing182100
5Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing217100
6Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing651100
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing152100
8Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing276100
9Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing3199
10Wicked Weed Garçon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing5199
11Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company2499
12Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2999
13Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing8299
14Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2899
15Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing6199
16Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing23499
17Wicked Weed Dark Arts 2016Wicked Weed Brewing1399
18Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing15699
19Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing5699
20Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14899
21Wicked Weed Barrel Aged XibalbaWicked Weed Brewing2199
22NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company25599
23Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20499
24Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing21999
25Wicked Weed White AngelWicked Weed Brewing3498

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Sharpen the Blades Saison Fest
Asheville 5/6/2017

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