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
1Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2814100
2Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company767100
3Perennial Abraxas - Barrel-AgedPerennial Artisan Ales291100
4Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing261100
5Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer54100
6Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)3653100
7Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1529100
8Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)1268100
9Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1330100
10Anchorage BlessedAnchorage Brewing Company64100
11Side Project Continuance Blend #1Side Project Brewing25100
12Lost Abbey Cable Car KriekPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey56100
13Bottle Logic Number CrunchBottle Logic Brewing49100
14Bottle Logic / Ritual Arcane RitualsBottle Logic Brewing42100
153 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Platinum BlendBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen70100
16Fremont Brew 5000Fremont Brewing Company49100
17Firestone Walker SucabaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)1015100
18Kern River Citra Double IPAKern River Brewing227100
19Fremont Dark Star - Bourbon BarrelFremont Brewing Company326100
20Firestone Walker ParabajavaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)190100
21Trillium VicinityTrillium Brewing Company257100
22Bottle Logic Space TraceBottle Logic Brewing58100
23Superstition Vanilla MarionSuperstition Meadery81100
24Bottle Logic / Great Notion Paisley Cave ComplexBottle Logic Brewing43100
25Russian River Pliny the Elder - Double Dry-HoppedRussian River Brewing Company45100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer54100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2814100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company767100
4Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing261100
5AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3144100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Barrel-Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company239100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company949100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Barrel-Aged Vietnamese Coffee Rye WhiskeyAleSmith Brewing Company93100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company487100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company596100
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)1268100
12Bottle Logic Fundamental ForcesBottle Logic Brewing58100
13Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing63100
14Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey453100
15Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1012100
16Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1330100
17Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1529100
18Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing (Sapporo)3177100
19Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing (Sapporo)507100
20North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve - Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company391100
21North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1205100
22North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4154100
23Modern Times Modem Tones - Bourbon Barrel with VanillaModern Times Beer59100
24Russian River Beatification (Batch 002+)Russian River Brewing Company716100
25Taps Remy's PappyTaps Brewery & Barrel Room74100


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WHERE TO GET BEER IN CALIFORNIA, USA

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