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 4.54163Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
2Schramm's The Heart of Darkness 4.4298Mead - Melomel / Fruited
3Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40304Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
4Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.3838Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
5Schramm's A Smile of Fortune 4.3582Mead - Melomel / Fruited
6Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35761IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33926Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
8Superstition Grand Cru Berry - F.O. Barrel Aged 4.3243Mead - Melomel / Fruited
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese Coffee 4.31207Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
10Superstition Berry White 4.31115Mead - Melomel / Fruited
11Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Apple Brandy Barrel Aged 4.31183Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
12Superstition Straw Berry White 4.31106Mead - Melomel / Fruited
13Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301519Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
14Bell's Black Note Stout 4.301011Stout - Imperial
15Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.30280Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
16Schramm's Madeline 4.29107Mead - Melomel / Fruited
17Schramm's The Statement Reserve 4.2954Mead - Melomel / Fruited
18AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293130Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
19Hill Farmstead Ann 4.29127Saison / Farmhouse / Grisette
20Schramm's Black Agnes 4.29191Mead - Melomel / Fruited
21Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291047Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
22Superstition Blue Berry White 4.28122Mead - Melomel / Fruited
23Lost Abbey Yellow Bus 4.28123Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
24Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.283087Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
25Side Project Anabasis 4.2842Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
26Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271871Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
27Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272795IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
28Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273165Stout - Imperial
29Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272960Stout - Imperial
30Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2651Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
31Superstition Grand Cru Berry 4.2684Mead - Melomel / Fruited
32Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.25215Porter - Imperial Flavored
33Superstition Black Berry White 4.2594Mead - Melomel / Fruited
34Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.25169Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
35Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.25219Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
36Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.24257Stout - Imperial
37Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.24191Stout - Imperial
38The Alchemist Heady Topper 4.231636IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
39Superstition Endovelicus 4.2364Mead - Melomel / Fruited
40Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232101IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
41Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.23243Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
42Schramm's Red Agnes 4.22112Mead - Melomel / Fruited
43Superstition Framboesa Atando 4.2242Mead - Melomel / Fruited
44Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211258Stout - Imperial
45Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21198Stout - Imperial
46Side Project Derivation Blend #8 4.2115Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
47Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.21198Porter - Imperial Flavored
48Surly Darkness 4.201127Stout - Imperial
49Side Project Double Barrel Anabasis 4.2010Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
50Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20505Stout - Imperial