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The Best Californian Beers
Rank  Name Score Rate Count Style
1Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35764Imperial IPA
2AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33849Imperial Stout
3AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.3146Imperial Stout
4AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292885Imperial Stout
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Kopi Luwak 4.27212Imperial Stout
6Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272848Imperial IPA
7Lost Abbey Yellow Bus  4.26111Sour/Wild Ale
8Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.25482Lambic Style - Gueuze
9Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.24186Sour/Wild Ale
10Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221085Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21487Imperial Stout
12Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21437Imperial Stout
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 4.19277Imperial Stout
14AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.1829Imperial Stout
15Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183177Imperial Stout
16Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.17264Sour/Wild Ale
17Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17434Sour/Wild Ale
18AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1741Imperial Stout
19Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.17116Sour/Wild Ale
20AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian 4.16302Imperial Stout
21North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Brandy Barrel) 4.16385Old Ale
22Firestone Walker 20 (XX Anniversary Ale) 4.1653American Strong Ale
23Russian River Supplication 4.161478Sour Red/Brown
24Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 4.1554Imperial IPA
25Russian River Beatification (Batch 001) 4.15225Sour/Wild Ale
26Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 4.14961Barley Wine
27Russian River Consecration 4.141277Sour Red/Brown
28AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.13667Barley Wine
29Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2010) 4.1374Sour/Wild Ale
30Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.1371Imperial Stout
31Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1341Imperial Stout
32Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary  4.12240Sour Red/Brown
33AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel 4.12514Scotch Ale
34Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale)  4.12240American Strong Ale
35Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #6 (Highway to Hell) 4.1280American Strong Ale
36North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel) 4.121129Imperial Stout
37AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 4.1280Imperial Stout
38FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 4.12247Imperial Stout
39Russian River Beatification (Batch 002 +) 4.11676Sour/Wild Ale
40Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 4.11364Imperial Stout
41Lost Abbey Cable Car Kriek (2011) 4.1146Sour/Wild Ale
42Odonata Rorie’s Ale Batch 001 4.1173Abt/Quadrupel
43Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze  4.11492Sour/Wild Ale
44FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Barrel 4.11101Imperial Stout
45Port Brewing Older Viscosity 4.111149American Strong Ale
46North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.14195Imperial Stout
47Taps Remy’s Pappy 4.0968Imperial Stout
48Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.09748American Strong Ale
49Firestone Walker Sucaba 4.09887Barley Wine
50Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 4.09246Barley Wine
51Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 4.09442Imperial IPA
52Pizza Port Frank Double IPA 4.09197Imperial IPA
53Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.08164Sour/Wild Ale
54AleSmith IPA 4.082335India Pale Ale (IPA)
55Russian River Temptation 4.081146Sour/Wild Ale
56Kern River Citra Double IPA 4.08206Imperial IPA
57The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 4.08686Imperial Stout
58Oggis Hop Whompus 4.0766American Strong Ale
59AleSmith Reforged XX 4.07124American Strong Ale
60Sante Adairius West Ashley 4.07180Sour/Wild Ale
61AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 4.07135Imperial Stout
62Sante Adairius Saison Bernice 4.07216Saison
63AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend 4.0727Imperial Stout
64Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 4.07285American Strong Ale
65Stone Enjoy By IPA 4.061689Imperial IPA
66Sudwerk Fünke Hop Farm 4.0643Sour/Wild Ale
67AleSmith Decadence 2007 - Barrel Aged  4.06197Imperial Porter
68AleSmith Double IPA 4.061424Imperial IPA
69Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2013-) 4.06139Sour/Wild Ale
70Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.06622Sour/Wild Ale
71Firestone Walker 19 (XIX Nineteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.06109American Strong Ale
72Firestone Walker Parabajava 4.06109Imperial Stout
73Ballast Point Victory at Sea  4.061484Imperial Porter
74Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 4.061107Sour Red/Brown
75Firestone Walker 13 4.06360American Strong Ale
76FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Brewmaster’s Grand Cru Blend (2015) 4.0641Imperial Stout
77FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 4.06217Imperial Stout
78Lost Abbey Veritas 003 4.05195Belgian Strong Ale
79Sante Adairius Westly 4.0594Sour/Wild Ale
80Russian River Toronado 25th Anniversary 4.05178Sour Red/Brown
81AleSmith Decadence 2005 - Barrel Aged  4.05231Old Ale
82Firestone Walker Rye Double DBA 4.0518Barley Wine
83North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel) 4.05519Old Ale
84Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 4.051190Imperial Stout
85FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 12 Year Barrel 4.05385Imperial Stout
86AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 4.051441Scotch Ale
87Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 4.051726Imperial IPA
88Firestone Walker 12 4.04300American Strong Ale
89Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 4.04381American Strong Ale
90Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 4.04255Imperial Stout
91AleSmith Decadence 2006 4.04361American Strong Ale
92Lost Abbey Veritas 010 4.0499Sour/Wild Ale
93Firestone Walker 15 (XV) 4.04407American Strong Ale
94Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee 4.04380American Strong Ale
95AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead 4.0451Imperial Stout
96Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale 4.0473Abt/Quadrupel
97Sante Adairius Stenciled Pages 4.0427Saison
98Valley Brew Uberhoppy Imperial IPA 4.04326Imperial IPA
99Churchill’s Finest Hour 4.04158Imperial Stout
100Stone Ruination IPA 4.033718Imperial IPA


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