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 4.54162Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
2Schramm's The Heart of Darkness 4.4298Mead - Melomel / Fruited
3Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40297Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
4Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.3838Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
5Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.36417Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
6Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35757IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
7Schramm's A Smile of Fortune 4.3479Mead - Melomel / Fruited
8Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34444Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33915Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
10Superstition Grand Cru Berry - F.O. Barrel Aged 4.3243Mead - Melomel / Fruited
11AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese Coffee 4.31206Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
12Superstition Berry White 4.31113Mead - Melomel / Fruited
13Schramm's Madeline 4.31100Mead - Melomel / Fruited
14Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Apple Brandy Barrel Aged 4.31183Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
15Superstition Straw Berry White 4.31105Mead - Melomel / Fruited
16Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301511Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
17Bell's Black Note Stout 4.301011Stout - Imperial
18Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.30280Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
19AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293119Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
20Schramm's The Statement Reserve 4.2954Mead - Melomel / Fruited
21Side Project Anabasis 4.2938Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
22Hill Farmstead Ann 4.29127Saison / Farmhouse / Grisette
23Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291045Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
24Schramm's Black Agnes 4.28186Mead - Melomel / Fruited
25Lost Abbey Yellow Bus 4.28117Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
26Superstition Blue Berry White 4.28119Mead - Melomel / Fruited
27Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.283078Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
28Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271869Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
29Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272790IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
30Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273163Stout - Imperial
31Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272954Stout - Imperial
32Superstition Grand Cru Berry 4.2584Mead - Melomel / Fruited
33Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2549Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
34Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.25215Porter - Imperial Flavored
35Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.25219Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
36Superstition Black Berry White 4.2493Mead - Melomel / Fruited
37Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.24168Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
38Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.24254Stout - Imperial
39Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.24182Stout - Imperial
40The Alchemist Heady Topper 4.231628IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
41Superstition Endovelicus 4.2360Mead - Melomel / Fruited
42Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232097IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
43Schramm's Red Agnes 4.23103Mead - Melomel / Fruited
44Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.23360Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
45Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.23241Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
46Superstition Framboesa Atando 4.2242Mead - Melomel / Fruited
47Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211250Stout - Imperial
48Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21198Stout - Imperial
49Angry Chair Rocky Road - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.2138Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
50Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.21198Porter - Imperial Flavored