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 4.53161Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
2Schramm's The Heart of Darkness 4.4298Mead - Melomel / Fruited
3Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40289Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
4Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.3636Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
5Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.36417Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
6Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35754IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
7Schramm's A Smile of Fortune 4.3572Mead - Melomel / Fruited
8Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34444Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
9Superstition Straw Berry White 4.3395Mead - Melomel / Fruited
10AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33914Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
11Superstition Berry White 4.32107Mead - Melomel / Fruited
12Superstition Grand Cru Berry - F.O. Barrel Aged 4.3243Mead - Melomel / Fruited
13Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Apple Brandy Barrel Aged 4.31181Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
14AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese Coffee 4.31200Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
15Schramm's Madeline 4.3098Mead - Melomel / Fruited
16Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301500Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
17Bell's Black Note Stout 4.301011Stout - Imperial
18Lost Abbey Yellow Bus 4.30111Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
19Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.29279Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
20AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293108Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
21Schramm's The Statement Reserve 4.2954Mead - Melomel / Fruited
22Hill Farmstead Ann 4.29127Saison / Farmhouse / Grisette
23Side Project Anabasis 4.2934Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
24Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291043Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
25Superstition Blue Berry White 4.28115Mead - Melomel / Fruited
26Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.283047Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
27Schramm's Black Agnes 4.28182Mead - Melomel / Fruited
28Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271867Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
29Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272781IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
30Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273161Stout - Imperial
31Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272947Stout - Imperial
32Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.25214Porter - Imperial Flavored
33Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2548Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
34Superstition Grand Cru Berry 4.2582Mead - Melomel / Fruited
35Superstition Black Berry White 4.2489Mead - Melomel / Fruited
36Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.24165Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
37Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.24217Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
38Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.24250Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
39The Alchemist Heady Topper 4.231618IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
40Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.23180Stout - Imperial
41Superstition Endovelicus 4.2360Mead - Melomel / Fruited
42Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23987Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
43Schramm's Red Agnes 4.23100Mead - Melomel / Fruited
44Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232094IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
45Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.23358Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
46Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.22237Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
47Superstition Framboesa Atando 4.2241Mead - Melomel / Fruited
48Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21197Stout - Imperial
49Angry Chair Rocky Road - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.2138Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
50Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.21198Porter - Imperial Flavored