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
1Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2934100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2775100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company750100
4Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)1459100
5Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1615100
6Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2696100
7Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1522100
8Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1230100
9Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1009100
10Superstition Aphrodisia Pyment - Cabernet Superstition Meadery28100
11Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing233100
12Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)541100
13Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)244100
14St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4487100
15Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Company423100
16Fremont Rusty NailFremont Brewing Company141100
17Fremont B-Bomb - Coffee CinnamonFremont Brewing Company201100
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double BarrelAleSmith Brewing Company58100
19Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)134100
20Prairie Bourbon ParadisePrairie Artisan Ales107100
21Anchorage Endless EndingAnchorage Brewing Company39100
22Russian River TemptationRussian River Brewing Company1183100
23Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2561100
24Midnight Sun BerserkerMidnight Sun Brewing Company551100
25Firestone Walker SucabaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)975100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer47100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2775100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company750100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3103100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company902100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company199100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company446100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company585100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company88100
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1230100
12Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing233100
13Bottle Logic Number CrunchBottle Logic Brewing42100
14Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing59100
15Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey450100
16Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1009100
17Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1317100
18Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1522100
19Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3154100
20Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing497100
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing Company701100
22Taps Remy's PappyTaps Brewery & Barrel Room74100
23North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1182100
24Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell)Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey448100
25Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey530100


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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
Spike’s Bottle Shop
Chico () 530 893-8410
The Glendale Tap
Glendale () 818.241.4227