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 4.51121Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.41193Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40295Imperial 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 4.33852Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.33427Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.32932Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.29159Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292927Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.2925Imperial Stout
13Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29986Imperial Stout
14Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281839Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282603Imperial Stout
16Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28123Saison
17Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273177Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272864Imperial IPA
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262863Imperial Stout
20Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.26147Imperial Porter
21Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.25211Imperial Stout
22Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241576Imperial IPA
23Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2422Imperial Stout
24Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23958Imperial Stout
25Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232157Imperial IPA
26Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.22104Imperial Stout
27Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22203Imperial Stout
28Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221108Imperial Stout
29Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.22185Imperial IPA
30Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21162Imperial Stout
31Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.2184Imperial Porter
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21506Imperial Stout
33Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
34Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.21179Imperial Porter
35Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20443Imperial Stout
36Deschutes The Abyss 4.201671Imperial Stout
37Surly Darkness 4.201060Imperial Stout
38Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.2098Barley Wine
39Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20387Imperial IPA
40Hair of the Dog Matt 4.20482American Strong Ale
41AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.2030Imperial Stout
42Bell’s Hopslam 4.202903Imperial IPA
43Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.18162Imperial Stout
44Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.1866Imperial Stout
45Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183216Imperial Stout
46Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Pappy Barrel 4.1722Imperial Stout
47Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale) 4.1766American Strong Ale
48Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1728Imperial Stout
49Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17436Sour/Wild Ale
50Bell’s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.1761Imperial Stout