20. King Sue
> Brewery: Toppling Goliath Brewing Company (Iowa)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.62 out of 5
Quintessential IPA, bitter, citrusy, herbaceous, and floral.
19. Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
> Brewery: Goose Island Beer Co. (Illinois)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.67 out of 5
Malty and dark, with hints of bourbon and an aromatic infusion of Intelligentsia coffee beans.
18. Parabola Russian Imperial Stout
> Brewery: Firestone Walker Brewing Co. (California)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.61 out of 5
From a Central Coast wine country brewery founded by a scion of the Firestone Tire (and winery) family and later bought by the major Belgian brewery Duvel Moortgat; dark, malty, and velvety smooth; aged for a year in bourbon barrels.
> Brewery: Hill Farmstead Brewery (Vermont)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.63 out of 5
A double-hopped IPA, floral and fruity, with a crisp finish but not much hoppy bitterness.
16. Morning Wood
> Brewery: Funky Buddha Brewery (Florida)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.65 out of 5
An assertive (12% alcohol by volume) porter, bourbon-barrel-aged and flavored with coffee, bacon, and maple syrup.