Best Rated Beers

A+ RATES BEERS

Pliny the Elder: Russian River Brewery

BeerAdvocate A+ (2292 Reviews)

Pliny the Elder is a powerhouse of fragrant hops. Wonderfully aromatic, a bouquet of sweet hops, almost floral in scent rise from the glass. The taste is of pure hops, green, floral, musty, stinky, slightly sweet and well integrated with very little bitterness. Smooth. ABV 8%
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A RATED BEERS

Sculpin IPA: Ballast Point Brewery

BeerAdvocate A (1246 Reviews)

From Ballast Point we have Sculpin IPA. Sculpin showcases bright flavors and aromas of apricot, peach, mango & lemon. The lighter body also brings out the crispness of the hops. ABV 7.0%
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Supplication: Russian River Brewery

BeerAdvocate A (944 Reviews)

Supplication is a brown ale aged in Pinot Noir wine barrels for one year with sour cherries, Brettanomyces yeast, and Lactobacillus & Pedicoccus bacteria. ABV 7.0%
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Hop in the Dark: Deschutes

BeerAdvocate A (3 Reviews)

From Deschutes we have Hop in the Dark. It has subtle coffee undertones born of a blend of oats with dark, Munich and crystal malts. 6.5% ABV.

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Ruination IPA: Stone Brewery

BeerAdvocate A (2567 Reviews)

From Stone we Ruination IPA. This massive hop monster has a wonderfully delicious and intensely bitter flavor on a refreshing malt base. 7.7% ABV. Also available in six packs.
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Stone IPA:  Stone Brewery

BeerAdvocate A (2453 Reviews)

From Stone brewery we have Stone IPA. An “India Pale Ale” by definition is highly hopped and high in alcohol – you’ll find Stone India Pale Ale to be true to style with a huge hop aroma, flavor and bitterness throughout. Medium malt character with a heavy dose of over the top hops! Generous “dry hopping” gives this beer its abundant hop aroma and crisp hop flavor. 6.9% ABV. Also available in six packs.
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Hop Rod Rye Bear Republic

BeerAdvocate A (1818 Reviews)

From Bear Republic we have Hop Rod Rye. A high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt. Hop Rod Rye has a floral hop aroma and subtle caramel notes with a slightly earthy and spicy rye character. 8.0% ABV
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A- RATED BEERS

Damnation: Russian River Brewery

Beer Advocate score: A- (846 Reviews

It has extraordinary aromas of banana and pear with mouth filling flavors of sweet malt and earthy hops. The lingering finish is dry and slightly bitter but very, very smooth.
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Dunkelweiss: New Belgium Brewery

BeerAdvocate A- (21 Reviews)

New Belgium Dunkelweiss is a deep amber brown with a dense off-white head, Dunkelweiss rediscovers hefeweissbiers through a Belgian brewer’s lens. This beer opens with sweet clove, chocolate and banana notes that give way to a warm finish with a peppery tingle across the palate. ABV 9.0%
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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale: Stone Brewery

BeerAdvocate A- (1514 Reviews)

From Stone we have Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale. Its bitterness hits the sweet spot. Its blackness lightens our hearts. Its liquid dichotomy pulls it all together in this sublimely sacrosanct ale. 8.7% ABV. Also available in six packs.

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Lucky 13: Lagunitas

BeerAdvocate A- (668 Reviews)

From Lagunitas we have Lucky 13. This is Lagunitas 13th anniversary brew. BIG on the Amarillo Hops and Rich Dark Malts for a Round and Huge, Smoky Flavor. 8.3% ABV.
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Old Stock Ale 2011: North Coast

BeerAdvocate A- (1153 Reviews)

From North Coast we have Old Stock Ale 2011. Like a fine port, Old Stock Ale is intended to be laid down. With an original gravity of over 1.100 and a generous hopping rate, Old Stock Ale is well-designed to round-out and mellow with age. It’s brewed with classic Maris Otter malt and Fuggles and East Kent Goldings hops, all imported from England. ABV 11.9%
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Midas Touch: Dogfish Head

BeerAdvocate A- (3148 Reviews)

From Dogfish Head we have Midas Touch. This recipe is the actual oldest-known fermented beverage in the world! It is an ancient Turkish recipe using the original ingredients from the 2700 year old drinking vessels discovered in the tomb of King Midas. Somewhere between wine & mead; this smooth, sweet, yet dry ale will please the Chardonnay of beer drinker alike. ABV 9%
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90 minute Imperial IPA: Dogfish Head

BeerAdvocate A- (3148 Reviews)

From Dogfish Head we have 90 minute imperial IPA. 90 Minute IPA is acontinually-hopped beer, which is a method of hopping that allows for a pungent, but not crushing hop flavor. ABV 9%
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Palo Santo Marron: Dogfish Head

BeerAdvocate A- (1569 Reviews)

From Dogfish Head we have Palo Santo Marron. An unfiltered, unfettered, unprecedented brown ale aged in handmade wooden brewing vessels. The caramel and vanilla complexity unique to this beer comes from the exotic Paraguayan Palo Santo wood from which these tanks were crafted. ABV 12%
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Hardcore IPA: Brew Dog

BeerAdvocate A- (73 Reviews)

From Brew Dog we have Hardcore IPA. First things first; this beer is absolutely insane! Crazy, crazy and even more crazy. Just like a double IPA should be. Hops, Hops, Hops, Hops and Hops. A combination of varieties from America and New Zealand. ABV 9.2%
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Double Jack: Firestone

BeerAdvocate A- (547 Reviews)

From Firestone we have Double Jack. Double Jack IPA is Firestones first ever Imperial IPA. It features a big malty middle to cloak the high alcohol and mouth puckering hop bitterness. Huge tangerine, grapefruit and juicy fruitaroma blossom over the herbal blue basil and malt earthiness of this aggressive beer. ABV 9.5%
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Big Eye IPA: Ballast Point

BeerAdvocate A- (709 Reviews)

From Ballast Point we have Big Eye IPA. You’ll revel in Big Eye’s bitter, hoppy flavor thanks to the American Columbus and Centennial hops that are used to flavor and dry the hops in this flagship IPA. ABV 7.0%
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Three Philosophers: Ommegang

BeerAdvocate A- (1585 Reviews)

From Ommegang we have Three Philosophers. It is a masterful blend that is greater than the sum of its parts – a rich, ruby brew that weaves a port-like subtle fruit into a creamy elixir of chocolaty caramel effervescence. ABV 9.8%
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Abbey Ale: Ommegang

BeerAdvocate A- (1478 Reviews)

From Ommegang we have Abbey Ale. This brew was inspired by the centuries-old brewing practices of the Belgian Trappist monks. This burgundian brew gives off a variety of aromas, including plum and cinnamon, and packs in flavors such as caramel, toffee, and licorice. ABV 8.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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