Special Report

America's 40 Most Delicious Beers

Source: Courtesy of Hill Farmstead Brewery

30. Aaron
> Brewery: Hill Farmstead Brewery (Vermont)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.60 out of 5

An example of the potent English ale style called barleywine, aged in bourbon barrels; dense and sweet.

Source: Cigar City Brewing

29. Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout
> Brewery: Cigar City Brewing (Florida)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.57 out of 5

Dark, meaty, and complex in flavor; brewed with cacao nibs, vanilla, cinnamon, and two kinds of chile, and aged in bourbon barrels.

Source: Lawson's Finest Liquids

28. Sip Of Sunshine IPA
> Brewery: Lawson’s Finest Liquids (Vermont)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.57 out of 5

Classic IPA, generously hopped but with some malt flavor, a floral aroma, and notes of citrus, tropical fruit, and pine.

Source: Four Brewers / Flickr

27. Focal Banger
> Brewery: The Alchemist Brewery (Vermont)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.58 out of 5

Crisp, lemony, and comparatively light, but with plenty of flavor.

Source: Tree House Brewing Co.

26. Green
> Brewery: Tree House Brewing Company (Massachusetts)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.59 out of 5

Flavored with Australian and American hops; lots of tropical fruit in the aroma and flavor, with good balance and a smooth mouth-feel.