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 4.53133Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40234Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.39324Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.35411Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35729Imperial IPA
6Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34435Imperial Stout
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33877Imperial Stout
8Bell's Black Note Stout 4.31969Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.30189Imperial Stout
10Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301153Imperial Stout
11AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292996Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291018Imperial Stout
13Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28125Saison
14Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.28249Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282820Imperial Stout
16Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271843Imperial Stout
17Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273108Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272709Imperial IPA
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.27181Imperial Porter
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272822Imperial Stout
21Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental Summation 4.2636Imperial Stout
22Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.26193Imperial Stout
23Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241530Imperial IPA
24Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine (Double Oaked) 4.2425Barley Wine
25Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.24131Barley Wine
26Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.23221Imperial Stout
27Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23969Imperial Stout
28Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232083Imperial IPA
29Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2333Imperial Stout
30Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.22323Imperial Stout
31Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.2299Imperial Stout
32Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.22119Imperial Stout
33Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.22187Imperial Stout
34Side Project Anabasis 4.2219Barley Wine
35Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211156Imperial Stout
36Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.21152Imperial Porter
37Surly Darkness 4.201092Imperial Stout
38Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.20147Imperial Stout
39Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.2090Imperial Stout
40Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20473Imperial Stout
41Deschutes The Abyss 4.201664Imperial Stout
42Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20394Imperial IPA
43AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.20542Imperial Stout
44Side Project Three Candles 4.2019Imperial Stout
45Funky Buddha Wide Awake It's Morning 4.19213Imperial Porter
46Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.19223Imperial IPA
47Bell's Hopslam 4.192654Imperial IPA
48Hair of the Dog Matt 4.19499American Strong Ale
49Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Rum Barrel Aged 4.1878Imperial Stout
50Hill Farmstead Dorothy - Wine Barrel Aged 4.1862Saison