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 Company863100
2Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1105100
3AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company187100
4Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3105100
5Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2697100
6Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing729100
7Superstition Blue Berry White Superstition Meadery73100
8Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2811100
9AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2976100
10Bell's Black Note StoutBell's Brewery966100
11Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing464100
12Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1661100
13Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)101100
14Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)966100
15Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing49100
16Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1196100
17Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition)Mikkeller260100
18Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)96100
19Fremont B-Bomb - CoconutFremont Brewing Company34100
20Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1490100
213 Fonteinen Oude Geuze (Cuvée Armand & Gaston)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen391100
22Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing127100
23Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing29100
24Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1145100
25Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3133100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2697100
2Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing729100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2976100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company863100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company187100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company534100
8Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)101100
9Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1145100
10Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing29100
11Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing127100
12Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey438100
13Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1490100
14Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3133100
15Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing464100
16Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing49100
17Abnormal / 3 Sons M3Abnormal Beer Company47100
18Taps Remy's PappyTaps Fish House and Brewery73100
19Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing686100
20Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing1291100
21North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1145100
22Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell)Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey401100
23Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey511100
24Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1000100
25Port Brewing Older ViscosityPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1172100


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REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Beerfest The Good One
Santa Rosa 6/9/2018
300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
Rishikesh 6/11/2018
Oregon Garden BrewCamp
Silverton 6/15/2018
USA Beer Ratings
South San Francisco 7/23/2018
23rd Annual Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza
Mammoth Lakes 8/2/2018
California Brewers Festival!
Sacramento 9/15/2018
Robert Burns Wines
Beverly Hills 9/30/2019

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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
The Public House - La Jolla
La Jolla () 858 551-9210
Barrel Republic
San Diego () 858 270-9922