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
1Trappistes Rochefort 10Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy - Brasserie Rochefort5135100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2957100
3Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2790100
4Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company757100
5Lost Abbey Yellow BusPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey118100
63 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen527100
7The Alchemist Heady TopperThe Alchemist1629100
8Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1527100
9Lost Abbey Cable CarPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey452100
10Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1323100
11Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)1312100
12Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)545100
13Bottle Logic Fundamental ObservationBottle Logic Brewing241100
143 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Cuvée Armand & GastonBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen604100
15Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing Company705100
16Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey533100
17Toppling Goliath King SueToppling Goliath Brewing Co.489100
18Prairie Bourbon ParadisePrairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)137100
19Modern Times Modem Tones - Bourbon Barrel with VanillaModern Times Beer47100
203 Fonteinen Speling van het Lot II.ii: Robijn Blended & AliveBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen52100
213 Fonteinen Speling van het Lot VIII.ii: Schaarbeekse On A Toast (Medium) - Blended & AliveBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen25100
22Anchorage WendigoAnchorage Brewing Company21100
23Prairie Bourbon Barrel Aged WeekendPrairie Artisan Ales (Krebs Brewing)40100
24Russian River Pliny the Elder Double Dry-HoppedRussian River Brewing Company31100
25Firestone Walker Parabola (2021)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)21100


TOP BEER FROM CALIFORNIA, USA

BrewerCountScore
1Modern Times Monster TonesModern Times Beer49100
2Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Brewing Company2790100
3Russian River Pliny the YoungerRussian River Brewing Company757100
4Lost Abbey Yellow BusPort Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey118100
5AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3119100
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Brewing Company915100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company206100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer's Blend: Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company45100
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company456100
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company593100
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: VietnameseAleSmith Brewing Company92100
12Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)1250100
13Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Craft Brewing59100
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 Brewing241100
17Bottle Logic Number CrunchBottle Logic Brewing44100
18Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing3156100
19Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing503100
20Russian River ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company1323100
21Russian River SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company1527100
22Alpine Beer Company Keene IdeaAlpine Beer Company (CA)58100
23North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1192100
24Modern Times Modem Tones - Bourbon Barrel with VanillaModern Times Beer47100
25Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +)Russian River Brewing Company705100


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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
Spike’s Bottle Shop
Chico () 530 893-8410
Capitol Hop Shop
Sacramento () (916) 922-1745