Best Beers Of America


The following are the highest rated beers brewed in America as they appear in the ranks at RateBeer.com. 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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NameAvg#Style
1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch 4.53134Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40238Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40325Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.35412Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35729Imperial IPA
6Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34436Imperial Stout
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33877Imperial Stout
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.31193Imperial Stout
9Bell's Black Note Stout 4.31974Imperial Stout
10Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301166Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293004Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291021Imperial Stout
13Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28125Saison
14Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.28254Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282842Imperial Stout
16Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271844Imperial Stout
17Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273108Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272713Imperial IPA
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.27183Imperial Porter
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272823Imperial Stout
21Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.26195Imperial Stout
22Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental Summation 4.2637Imperial Stout
23Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.24134Barley Wine
24Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241532Imperial IPA
25Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine (Double Oaked) 4.2425Barley Wine
26Side Project Anabasis 4.2420Barley Wine
27Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2336Imperial Stout
28Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.23221Imperial Stout
29Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23970Imperial Stout
30Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232084Imperial IPA
31Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.22324Imperial Stout
32Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.22119Imperial Stout
33Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.22100Imperial Stout
34Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.22189Imperial Stout
35Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211160Imperial Stout
36Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.21154Imperial Porter
37Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.2092Imperial Stout
38Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.20153Imperial Stout
39Surly Darkness 4.201095Imperial Stout
40Deschutes The Abyss 4.201673Imperial Stout
41AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.20545Imperial Stout
42Side Project Three Candles 4.2019Imperial Stout
43Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20395Imperial IPA
44Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20477Imperial Stout
45Funky Buddha Wide Awake It's Morning 4.19214Imperial Porter
46Bell's Hopslam 4.192654Imperial IPA
47Angry Chair Rocky Road - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.1929Imperial Stout
48Hill Farmstead Dorothy - Wine Barrel Aged 4.1967Saison
49Hair of the Dog Matt 4.19499American Strong Ale
50Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.19227Imperial IPA