Best Beers Of America

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in America as they appear in the ranks at Beer scores are weighted means so that more ratings for a beer increase the score's tendency to the beer's actual mean.

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1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch 4.52122Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.41193Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40295Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.35413Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35769Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33852Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.33427Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.31935Imperial Stout
9Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.3023Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.302931Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.29160Imperial Stout
13Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29986Imperial Stout
14Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28124Saison
15Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281840Imperial Stout
16Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282611Imperial Stout
17Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273178Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272866Imperial IPA
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262866Imperial Stout
20Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.26147Imperial Porter
21Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.25211Imperial Stout
22Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241578Imperial IPA
23Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2422Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23958Imperial Stout
25Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232157Imperial IPA
26Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.22104Imperial Stout
27Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22203Imperial Stout
28Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221108Imperial Stout
29Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.21187Imperial IPA
30Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.2185Imperial Porter
31Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21163Imperial Stout
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21506Imperial Stout
33Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
34Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.21179Imperial Porter
35Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20443Imperial Stout
36Deschutes The Abyss 4.201672Imperial Stout
37Surly Darkness 4.201061Imperial Stout
38Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.2099Barley Wine
39Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20388Imperial IPA
40Hair of the Dog Matt 4.20483American Strong Ale
41AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.2030Imperial Stout
42Bell’s Hopslam 4.202903Imperial IPA
43Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.19168Imperial Stout
44Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale) 4.1867American Strong Ale
45Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183220Imperial Stout
46Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.1867Imperial Stout
47Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Pappy Barrel 4.1722Imperial Stout
48Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1728Imperial Stout
49Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17436Sour/Wild Ale
50Bell’s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.1761Imperial Stout