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 4.50114Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.40185Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40290Imperial Stout
4Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35761Imperial IPA
5Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 4.35412Imperial Stout
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.34848Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 4.33420Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.31912Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.30144Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292879Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29967Imperial Stout
13Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.2821Imperial Stout
14Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282429Imperial Stout
15Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281830Imperial Stout
16Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273138Imperial Stout
17Hill Farmstead Ann 4.27122Saison
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272845Imperial IPA
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.26134Imperial Porter
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262835Imperial Stout
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.25210Imperial Stout
22Dragoon Lazarus 4.2518Barley Wine
23Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.2579Imperial Stout
24Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241543Imperial IPA
25Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2420Imperial Stout
26Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23951Imperial Stout
27Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232152Imperial IPA
28Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.23146Imperial Stout
29Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22200Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221085Imperial Stout
31AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21483Imperial Stout
32Funky Buddha Snowed In - Bourbon Barrel 4.2155Imperial Porter
33Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.21172Imperial IPA
34Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21436Imperial Stout
35Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
36Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.2051Imperial Porter
37Surly Darkness 4.201052Imperial Stout
38Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20374Imperial IPA
39Deschutes The Abyss 4.201642Imperial Stout
40Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.20169Imperial Porter
41Bell’s Hopslam 4.202877Imperial IPA
42Hair of the Dog Matt 4.20474American Strong Ale
43Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1926Imperial Stout
44Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.1986Barley Wine
45AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.1829Imperial Stout
46Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183173Imperial Stout
47Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Pappy Barrel 4.1722Imperial Stout
48Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17434Sour/Wild Ale
49Central Waters Ardea Insignis Imperial Stout 4.1713Imperial Stout
50AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee 4.1741Imperial Stout