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 Rochefort5130100
2Bell’s Expedition StoutBell’s Brewery3131100
3Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)67100
4Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company490100
5Bell’s HopslamBell’s Brewery2846100
6Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company1369100
7Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery159100
8Port Brewing Older ViscosityPort Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey1145100
9Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1048100
10St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4363100
11Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3437100
12North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4171100
13Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort3675100
14Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery2449100
15AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2312100
16AleSmith Double IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1423100
17Hoppin’ Frog DORIS The DestroyerHoppin’ Frog Brewery838100
18Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery339100
19Bell’s Two Hearted AleBell’s Brewery3690100
20Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying3666100
21Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery4605100
22To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPATo Øl652100
23AleSmith Double Red IPAAleSmith Brewing Company1396100
24Epic Big Bad Baptist Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)711100
25AleSmith Speedway Stout - HammerheadAleSmith Brewing Company202100


1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery339100
2Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing160100
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery905100
4Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit’s FootFoothills Brewing217100
5Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing640100
6Wicked Weed Red Angel Wicked Weed Brewing39100
7Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing273100
8Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing142100
9Wicked Weed Garçon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing4099
10Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing4999
11Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk StoutHighland Brewing Company2399
12Wicked Weed Angel of DarknessWicked Weed Brewing2399
13Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing7699
14Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing2999
15Wicked Weed Ruffian Imperial Black IPAWicked Weed Brewing2899
16Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPAWicked Weed Brewing22099
17Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing3699
18Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing14699
19NoDa Hop, Drop ’n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company24899
20Foothills Baltic PorterFoothills Brewing14899
21Wicked Weed Barrel Aged XibalbaWicked Weed Brewing2199
22Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20499
23Wicked Weed Framboos MorteWicked Weed Brewing1799
24Wicked Weed Dark Arts 2016Wicked Weed Brewing1099
25Foothills Seeing Double IPAFoothills Brewing33698

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