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 Brewery966100
2Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1101100
3Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3106100
4Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2654100
5Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)96100
6Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake - BourbonOmnipollo213100
7Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)166100
8Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing898100
9Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)708100
10Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Penultimate PushCigar City Brewing168100
11Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing1037100
12Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla ShakeMikkeller750100
13Ballast Point Victory At Sea - High West Barrel-AgedBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)130100
14Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)842100
15Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery2542100
16Funk Factory FrampaarsFunk Factory Geuzeria27100
17Firestone Walker ParabajavaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)158100
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company145100
19Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)1544100
20Omnipollo SelassieOmnipollo388100
21Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Maple ShakeMikkeller188100
22Lost Abbey Serpent's StoutPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1238100
23AleWerks Bitter ValentineAleWerks Brewing Company177100
24Het Anker Gouden Carolus Cuvée Van De Keizer Imperial Dark (Blauw Label)Brouwerij Het Anker1822100
25Wicked Weed Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)56100


1Olde Hickory The Event HorizonOlde Hickory Brewery361100
2Wicked Weed Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)56100
3The Duck-Rabbit Baltic PorterThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery908100
4Wicked Weed Dark Age Bourbon StoutWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)211100
5Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbit's FootFoothills Brewing219100
6Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial StoutFoothills Brewing645100
7Wicked Weed Medora Blackberry Raspberry SourWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)174100
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)3799
11Wicked Weed Cherry Go LightlyWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)8899
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)25599
15Wicked Weed Garçon de FermeWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)9099
16Wicked Weed Ménage-a-FreakWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)3099
17Wicked Weed Pernicious IPAWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)18799
18NoDa Hop, Drop 'n Roll IPANoDa Brewing Company25199
19Wicked Weed Bourbon Barrel OblivionWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)4199
20Wicked Weed Golden AngelWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)6799
21Pisgah ValdezPisgah Brewing Company20598
22Wicked Weed Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)23498
23Wicked Weed Bramble BarrelWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)7098
24Wicked Weed Cerise MorteWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)5598
25Wicked Weed Barrel Aged XibalbaWicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)2998

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Dolce Vita Wine & Beer
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Bottle Revolution
Raleigh () 919 885-HOPS
State of Beer
Raleigh () 919 546 9116
Sierra Nevada Brewery - North Carolina
Mills River () 828-681-5300
Bruisin’ Ales
Asheville (828) 828 252-8999