Special Report

America's 40 Most Delicious Beers

Source: Founders Brewing Co.

35. Breakfast Stout
> Brewery: Founders Brewing Company (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.51 out of 5

A full-bodied oatmeal-based stout, flavored with bitter chocolate and two kinds of coffee.

Source: Funky Buddha Brewery

34. Last Buffalo In The Park
> Brewery: Funky Buddha Brewery (Florida)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.55 out of 5

A black, syrupy elaboration of Funky Buddha’s Last Snow porter, flavored with coffee and coconut.

Source: Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.

33. Pseudo Sue
> Brewery: Toppling Goliath Brewing Company (Iowa)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.52 out of 5

One of four Toppling Goliath beers in Beer Advocate’s top 25; citrusy, bright, and faintly bitter, with a piney aftertaste.

Source: Courtesy of Hill Farmstead Brewery

32. Ann
> Brewery: Hill Farmstead Brewery (Vermont)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.61 out of 5

A fruity, honeyed, vinous beer (it’s aged in wine barrels) in the spicy, amply carbonated Belgian saison style; available only by lottery, directly from the brewery.

Source: Courtesy of Bell's Brewery

31. Black Note Stout
> Brewery: Bell’s Brewery (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.54 out of 5

Creamy and toasty, with notes of butterscotch, espresso, and chocolate, and a whiff of whiskey from the bourbon barrels it was aged in.