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Our Favorites - Beers across USA


We like to share our list of favorites (for all kinds of stuff) to save you time and share some "expertise".

So let's talk beer! Check this out, below are the favorite beers according to Zymurgy Magazine — the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association.

For over 15 years, Zymurgy has asked the group's tens of thousands of members to cast votes for the best beers in the country. Since their readers are all homebrewers, the assumption is that these people have more refined beer palates than most people, so whatever they pick must really be good!

Anyway, according to Zymurgy, for the last 8 years Pliny the Elder (a double IPA from Russian River Brewing Company) held the top spot — until now.


Top-Ranked Beers (T indicates Tie):

1. Bell’s Two Hearted Ale 2. Russian River Pliny the Elder 3. Founders Breakfast Stout 4. Three Floyds Zombie Dust 5. Bell’s Hopslam T6. Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) T6. The Alchemist Heady Topper T8. Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA T8. Sierra Nevada Celebration 10. Ballast Point Sculpin IPA


Top-Ranked Breweries:

1. Bell’s Brewery, Inc., Comstock, Mich. 2. Founders Brewing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. 3. Russian River Brewing Co., Santa Rosa, Calif. 4. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Chico, Calif. and Mills River, N.C. 5. Stone Brewing, Escondido, Calif., Richmond, Va., and Berlin, Germany 6. Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles, Calif. 7. Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Ore. 8. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton, Del. 9. Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, Calif. and Chicago, Ill. 10. Ballast Point Brewing, San Diego, Calif.


Top-Ranked Beer Portfolios (T indicates Tie):

1. Stone Brewing (31 beers) 2. Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (27 beers) 3. Firestone Walker Brewing Co. (25 beers) 4. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (24 beers) T5. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (22 beers) T5. Lagunitas Brewing Company (22 beers) T7. Boulevard Brewing Co. (21 beers) T7. Founders Brewing Co. (21 beers) 9. Avery Brewing Co. (19 beers) T10. New Glarus Brewing Co. (18 beers) T10. Odell Brewing Co. (18 beers)

The complete list of Zymurgy’s Best Beers in America is available at HomebrewersAssociation.org.

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And like we always say, the best beer in the world,

is the drink that YOU like most, because everyone's palate is different.

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