Best Beers Of America

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in America as they appear in the ranks at 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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1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch 4.50116Imperial Stout
2Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 4.40188Imperial Stout
3Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 4.40294Imperial Stout
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 4.35413Imperial Stout
5Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.35769Imperial IPA
6AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 4.33849Imperial Stout
7Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 4.33420Imperial Stout
8Bell’s Black Note Stout 4.32919Imperial Stout
9AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee 4.30155Imperial Stout
10AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.292900Imperial Stout
11Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 4.29152Imperial Stout
12Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 4.29973Imperial Stout
13Cycle / 3 Sons Rare Scooop 4.2821Imperial Stout
14Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 4.281833Imperial Stout
15Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 4.282483Imperial Stout
16Hill Farmstead Ann 4.27122Saison
17Bell’s Expedition Stout 4.273160Imperial Stout
18Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.272851Imperial IPA
19Funky Buddha Morning Wood 4.26143Imperial Porter
20Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 4.262849Imperial Stout
21Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 4.25210Imperial Stout
22Alchemist Heady Topper 4.241549Imperial IPA
23Side Project Derivation Blend #2 4.2420Imperial Stout
24Cycle Trademark Dispute (Yellow) 4.2396Imperial Stout
25Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 4.23955Imperial Stout
26Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 4.232154Imperial IPA
27Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the Park 4.2363Imperial Porter
28Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 4.23155Imperial Stout
29Toppling Goliath Assassin 4.22203Imperial Stout
30Firestone Walker Parabola 4.221086Imperial Stout
31Toppling Goliath King Sue 4.21181Imperial IPA
32AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 4.21492Imperial Stout
33Funky Buddha Wide Awake It’s Morning 4.21172Imperial Porter
34Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 4.2122Imperial Stout
35Hill Farmstead Abner 4.20376Imperial IPA
36Surly Darkness 4.201053Imperial Stout
37Central Waters Ardea Insignis Imperial Stout 4.2015Imperial Stout
38Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 4.20442Imperial Stout
39Deschutes The Abyss 4.201656Imperial Stout
40Bell’s Hopslam 4.202895Imperial IPA
41Hair of the Dog Matt 4.20477American Strong Ale
42AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet 4.2030Imperial Stout
43Side Project Derivation Blend #1 4.1926Imperial Stout
44Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.183187Imperial Stout
45Hill Farmstead Aaron 4.1891Barley Wine
46Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Pappy Barrel 4.1722Imperial Stout
47Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.17435Sour/Wild Ale
48Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock 4.17955Fruit Beer
49Cycle Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Imperial Stout 4.1732Imperial Stout
50Bell’s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 4.1753Imperial Stout