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 4.50116Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.40187Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40292Imperial 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 4.33849Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 4.33420Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.32919Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.30154Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292897Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29973Imperial Stout
13Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.2821Imperial Stout
14Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282470Imperial Stout
15Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281833Imperial Stout
16Hill Farmstead Ann 4.27122Saison
17Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273158Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272850Imperial IPA
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.26142Imperial Porter
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262849Imperial Stout
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.25210Imperial Stout
22Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241549Imperial IPA
23Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2420Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23955Imperial Stout
25Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232154Imperial IPA
26Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.2394Imperial Stout
27Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.23153Imperial Stout
28Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.2261Imperial Porter
29Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22201Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221086Imperial Stout
31Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.21181Imperial IPA
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21491Imperial Stout
33Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
34Surly Darkness 4.201052Imperial Stout
35Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20376Imperial IPA
36Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.20171Imperial Porter
37Central Waters Ardea Insignis Imperial Stout 4.2015Imperial Stout
38Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20442Imperial Stout
39Deschutes The Abyss 4.201655Imperial Stout
40Bell’s Hopslam 4.202894Imperial IPA
41Hair of the Dog Matt 4.20477American Strong Ale
42AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.2030Imperial Stout
43Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1926Imperial Stout
44Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.1990Barley Wine
45Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183186Imperial Stout
46Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Bourbon Coconut  4.1852Imperial Stout
47Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Pappy Barrel 4.1722Imperial Stout
48Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17435Sour/Wild Ale
49Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock 4.17955Fruit Beer
50Cycle Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Imperial Stout 4.1732Imperial Stout