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 4.54142Stout - Imperial
2Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.41257Stout - Imperial
3Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.39330Stout - Imperial
4Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.36413Stout - Imperial
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35729IPA - Imperial / Double
6Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34439Stout - Imperial
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33878Stout - Imperial
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese Coffee 4.31195Stout - Imperial
9Bell's Black Note Stout 4.31994Stout - Imperial
10Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301255Stout - Imperial
11AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293023Stout - Imperial
12Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291023Stout - Imperial
13Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28126Saison
14Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.28262Stout - Imperial
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282877Stout - Imperial
16Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271853Stout - Imperial
17Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272727IPA - Imperial / Double
18Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273127Stout - Imperial
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272857Stout - Imperial
20Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental Summation 4.2649Stout - Imperial
21Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.25198Porter - Imperial / Double
22Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine (Double Oaked) 4.2535Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
23Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.24209Stout - Imperial
24Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.24147Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
25Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2438Stout - Imperial
26Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241563IPA - Imperial / Double
27Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.24233Stout - Imperial
28Side Project Anabasis 4.2322Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
29Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.23124Stout - Imperial
30Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.23142Stout - Imperial
31Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232082IPA - Imperial / Double
32Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23982Stout - Imperial
33Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.22340Stout - Imperial
34J. Wakefield / Abnormal Bake Kujira (750ml) 2017 4.2216Stout - Imperial
35Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221182Stout - Imperial
36Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.22193Stout - Imperial
37Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.21188Stout - Imperial
38Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.21102Stout - Imperial
39Surly Darkness 4.201097Stout - Imperial
40Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.20166Porter - Imperial / Double
41Angry Chair Rocky Road - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.2032Stout - Imperial
42Deschutes The Abyss 4.201685Stout - Imperial
43AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rye Barrel Aged: Vietnamese 4.2079Stout - Imperial
44Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20484Stout - Imperial
45Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20398IPA - Imperial / Double
46Funky Buddha Wide Awake It's Morning 4.19220Porter - Imperial / Double
47Bell's Hopslam 4.192656IPA - Imperial / Double
48Hill Farmstead Dorothy - Wine Barrel Aged 4.1975Saison
49AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.19569Stout - Imperial
50Hair of the Dog Matt 4.19500American Strong Ale