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 Company878100
2Superstition Straw Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery74100
3Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1167100
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company193100
5Superstition Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery82100
6Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3108100
7Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing37100
8Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2712100
9Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing730100
10Superstition Blue Berry White Superstition Meadery90100
11Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2824100
12AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3004100
13Fremont Rusty NailFremont Brewing Company79100
14Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing476100
15Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller1826100
16Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)105100
17AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company545100
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company67100
19Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing53100
20Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing152100
21Superstition Black Berry WhiteSuperstition Meadery59100
22Epic Big Bad Baptist - Triple Barrel Epic Brewing Company (UT/CO)107100
23Fremont B-Bomb - CoconutFremont Brewing Company40100
24Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1494100
253 Fonteinen Oude Geuze (Cuvée Armand & Gaston)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen428100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing2712100
2Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing730100
3Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental SummationBottle Logic Brewing37100
4AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3004100
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company878100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company193100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
8Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)105100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company545100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company67100
11Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1160100
12Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing152100
13Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey440100
14Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer36100
15Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing1494100
16Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3137100
17Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing476100
18Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing53100
19Abnormal / 3 Sons M3Abnormal Beer Company49100
20Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing689100
21Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing1302100
22Taps Remy's PappyTaps Fish House and Brewery73100
23North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1148100
24Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell)Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey419100
25Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey517100


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REGIONAL EVENTS

Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
California Brewers Festival!
Sacramento 9/15/2018
3rd annual Kriekfest (Rescheduled!!)
Hood River 10/6/2018

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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