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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NAMESCORECOUNTSTYLE
1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch 4.52124Imperial Stout
2Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40294Imperial Stout
3Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.40189Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.35401Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35716Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33848Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Vanilla Bean 4.33421Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.31908Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.29166Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292880Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.2925Imperial Stout
13Hill Farmstead Ann 4.29124Saison
14Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29974Imperial Stout
15Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281808Imperial Stout
16Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.272587Imperial Stout
17Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273042Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272658Imperial IPA
19Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262733Imperial Stout
20Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.25147Imperial Porter
21Perennial Abraxas - Barrel Aged 4.25211Imperial Stout
22Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.25163Imperial Stout
23Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241460Imperial IPA
24Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2422Imperial Stout
25Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23947Imperial Stout
26Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232078Imperial IPA
27Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22206Imperial Stout
28Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.22107Barley Wine
29Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.22110Imperial Porter
30Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.22198Imperial IPA
31Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt - Barrel Aged 4.22226Imperial Stout
32Firestone Walker Parabola 4.211108Imperial Stout
33Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.21106Imperial Stout
34Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.21164Imperial Stout
35AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21507Imperial Stout
36Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.21193Imperial Porter
37Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.21440Imperial Stout
38Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
39Surly Darkness 4.201043Imperial Stout
40Deschutes The Abyss 4.201630Imperial Stout
41Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20389Imperial IPA
42Bell’s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.2071Imperial Stout
43Hair of the Dog Matt 4.19483American Strong Ale
44Bell’s Hopslam 4.192603Imperial IPA
45Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Rum Barrel Aged 4.1976Imperial Stout
46Cycle Trademark Dispute (Green) 4.1976Imperial Stout
47Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1829Imperial Stout
48Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale) 4.1876American Strong Ale
49Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183103Imperial Stout
50Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17432Sour/Wild Ale