Special Report

America's 40 Most Delicious Beers

Source: Courtesy of 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

25. Zombie Dust
> Brewery: 3 Floyds Brewing Co. (Indiana)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.59 out of 5

Strongly hopped and nicely bitter, with orange zest and resin flavors.

Source: Courtesy of Goose Island Beer Co.

24. Bourbon County Brand Stout
> Brewery: Goose Island Beer Co. (Illinois)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.60 out of 5

From a onetime Chicago brewpub now owned by the massive Anheuser-Busch InBev company; aged in bourbon barrels; very dark and malty, with flavors of dried fruit, caramel, and cocoa.

Source: Courtesy of Bell's Brewery

23. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout
> Brewery: Bell’s Brewery (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.48 out of 5

Very dark and chocolatey, with suggestions of licorice and caramel and a hint of oaky bourbon.

Source: Founders Brewing Company

22. KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
> Brewery: Founders Brewing Company (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.60 out of 5

Rich, malty, and earthy; brewed with chocolate and coffee; packs a 12.3% alcoholic punch.

Source: Courtesy of 3 Floyds Brewing CO.

21. Dreadnaught Imperial IPA
> Brewery: 3 Floyds Brewing Company (Indiana)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.40 out of 5

Showing plenty of malt and citrusy hops in both aroma and flavor; nice bitterness and a touch of yeasty character.