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 Company2793100
2Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company760100
3Lost Abbey Yellow BusPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey121100
43 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen534100
5The Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1632100
6Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1527100
7Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey452100
8Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing243100
93 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Cuvée Armand & GastonBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen610100
10Anchorage WendigoAnchorage Brewing Company26100
11Founders KBS - Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)212100
12Firestone Walker Parabola (2021)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)34100
13Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing Company708100
14Lost Abbey Cable Car KriekPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey53100
15Alpine Beer Company Keene IdeaAlpine Beer Company (CA)64100
16Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.500100
17Modern Times Modem Tones - Bourbon Barrel with VanillaModern Times Beer53100
18Prairie Bourbon Barrel Aged WeekendPrairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)43100
19Russian River Pliny the Elder Double Dry-HoppedRussian River Brewing Company32100
20Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Swinkels Family Brewers)1064100
21Russian River TemptationRussian River Brewing Company1187100
22Perennial AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales601100
23Bottle Logic Red Eye NovemberBottle Logic Brewing76100
24Revolution V.S.O.J.Revolution Brewing Company (IL, USA)33100
25Firestone Walker 23 (XXIII Twenty-Third Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)89100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer50100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2793100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company760100
4Lost Abbey Yellow BusPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey121100
5AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3128100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company923100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company207100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company456100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company594100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company92100
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)1257100
12Firestone Walker Parabola (2021)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)34100
13Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing63100
14Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey452100
15Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1012100
16Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing243100
17Bottle Logic Number CrunchBottle Logic Brewing46100
18Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1324100
19Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1527100
20Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3156100
21Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing504100
22North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve - Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company389100
23North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1195100
24Alpine Beer Company Keene IdeaAlpine Beer Company (CA)64100
25Modern Times Modem Tones - Bourbon Barrel with VanillaModern Times Beer53100


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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.
Woodhouse Blending and Brewing
Santa Cruz () null
El Cerrito Market & Liquor
Corona (951) 951 272-1646
SideDoor
Corona Del Mar (949) 949 717-4322
Modern Times - Leisuretown
Anaheim () 714 874 4439
Spike’s Bottle Shop
Chico () 530 893-8410