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 Company887100
2Superstition Straw Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery87100
3Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)1368100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company197100
5Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort5034100
6Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3139100
7Superstition Black Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery76100
8Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)2971100
9Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2758100
10Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing739100
11Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2902100
12AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3073100
13Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey447100
14Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)237100
15Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales351100
16Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1702100
17Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1843100
18Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2687100
19AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company582100
20Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales525100
21Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)513100
22Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing220100
23Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1600100
24Superstition Aphrodisia Pyment - Cabernet Superstition Meadery25100
25Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1514100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer45100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2758100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing739100
4Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing51100
5AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3073100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company887100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company197100
8Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1217100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company441100
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company84100
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company582100
13Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing220100
14Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey447100
15Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey1007100
16Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1514100
17Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3146100
18Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing489100
19Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing57100
20Abnormal / 3 Sons M3Abnormal Beer Company51100
21Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing698100
22Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing1313100
23Taps Remy's PappyTaps Brewery & Barrel Room74100
24North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1177100
25Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell)Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey446100


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REGIONAL EVENTS

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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