The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in California, USA

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

 


TOP BEER AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA, USA

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.

BrewerCountScore
1AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company878100
2Superstition Straw Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery80100
3Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1294100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company196100
5Superstition Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery90100
6Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3130100
7Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2910100
8Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2733100
9Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing737100
10Superstition Blue Berry White Superstition Meadery101100
11Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2873100
12AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3038100
13Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey444100
14Fremont Rusty NailFremont Brewing Company101100
15Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)209100
16Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales344100
17Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2678100
18Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1689100
19Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1841100
20AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company574100
21AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company81100
22Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition)Mikkeller285100
23Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1007100
24Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing195100
25Superstition Black Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery71100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2733100
2Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing737100
3Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing49100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3038100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company878100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company196100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
8Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)109100
9Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1191100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company430100
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company574100
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company81100
13Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing195100
14Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey444100
15Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1007100
16Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1509100
17Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer39100
18Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3142100
19Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing485100
20Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing56100
21Abnormal / 3 Sons M3Abnormal Beer Company50100
22Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing695100
23Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing1312100
24Taps Remy's PappyTaps Fish House and Brewery74100
25North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1163100


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REGIONAL EVENTS

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4th Annual Brewbies in the Bay
Alameda 5/4/2019

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WHERE TO GET BEER IN CALIFORNIA, USA

Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Capitol Hop Shop
Sacramento () (916) 922-1745
El Cerrito Market & Liquor
Corona (951) 951 272-1646
SideDoor
Corona Del Mar (949) 949 717-4322
Ghostwood Beer Co.
Redwood City () Mo-Fr: 4-8 PM;
Hog’s Apothecary
Oakland () 510 338-3847