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)2937100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2777100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company750100
4Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)1467100
5Superstition Straw Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery94100
6Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1616100
7Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1523100
8Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1010100
9Superstition Aphrodisia Pyment - Cabernet Superstition Meadery28100
10Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing235100
11Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)248100
12Anchorage Endless EndingAnchorage Brewing Company43100
13St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4495100
14Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Company439100
15Fremont B-Bomb - Coffee CinnamonFremont Brewing Company204100
16AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double BarrelAleSmith Brewing Company58100
17Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)135100
18Prairie Bourbon ParadisePrairie Artisan Ales113100
19Russian River TemptationRussian River Brewing Company1183100
20Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2571100
21Midnight Sun BerserkerMidnight Sun Brewing Company551100
22Firestone Walker SucabaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)981100
23Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: SlothMidnight Sun Brewing Company152100
24Kern River Citra Double IPAKern River Brewing220100
25Lost Abbey DeliverancePort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey812100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer47100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2777100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company750100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3105100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company907100
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 Company448100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company587100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company89100
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1233100
12Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing235100
13Bottle Logic Number CrunchBottle Logic Brewing42100
14Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey451100
15Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1010100
16Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing59100
17Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1318100
18Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1523100
19Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3155100
20Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing498100
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing Company703100
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 Abbey449100
25Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey532100


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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.
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
Capitol Hop Shop
Sacramento () (916) 922-1745
The Glendale Tap
Glendale () 818.241.4227