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 4.53135Stout - Imperial
2Toppling Goliath Mornin' Delight 4.40242Stout - Imperial
3Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40325Stout - Imperial
4Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.35412Stout - Imperial
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35729IPA - Imperial / Double
6Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.34437Stout - Imperial
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33877Stout - Imperial
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.31193Stout - Imperial
9Bell's Black Note Stout 4.31979Stout - Imperial
10Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 4.301174Stout - Imperial
11AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.293014Stout - Imperial
12Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout 4.291022Stout - Imperial
13Hill Farmstead Ann 4.28125Saison
14Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.28256Stout - Imperial
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282846Stout - Imperial
16Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.271845Stout - Imperial
17Bell's Expedition Stout 4.273110Stout - Imperial
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272712IPA - Imperial / Double
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.27183Porter - Imperial / Double
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.272826Stout - Imperial
21Bottle Logic / 3 Sons Fundamental Summation 4.2637Stout - Imperial
22Cigar City Hunahpu's Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.25197Stout - Imperial
23Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.25136Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
24Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241537IPA - Imperial / Double
25Side Project Anabasis 4.2420Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
26Modern Times Monster Tones 4.2336Stout - Imperial
27Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.23221Stout - Imperial
28Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23971Stout - Imperial
29Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232083IPA - Imperial / Double
30Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.23102Stout - Imperial
31Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine (Double Oaked) 4.2330Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
32Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.22325Stout - Imperial
33Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.22121Stout - Imperial
34Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.22189Stout - Imperial
35Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211168Stout - Imperial
36Bottle Logic Fundamental Observation 4.21161Stout - Imperial
37Surly Darkness 4.201095Stout - Imperial
38Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.2097Stout - Imperial
39Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.20157Porter - Imperial / Double
40Deschutes The Abyss 4.201674Stout - Imperial
41Angry Chair Rocky Road - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.2031Stout - Imperial
42AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.20545Stout - Imperial
43Funky Buddha Wide Awake It's Morning 4.20216Porter - Imperial / Double
44Side Project Three Candles 4.2019Stout - Imperial
45Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20396IPA - Imperial / Double
46Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20478Stout - Imperial
47Bell's Hopslam 4.192655IPA - Imperial / Double
48Hair of the Dog Matt 4.19498American Strong Ale
49Hill Farmstead Dorothy - Wine Barrel Aged 4.1968Saison
50Hangar 24 Barrel Roll: Pugachev Royale 4.1954Stout - Imperial