Special Report

America’s 40 Most Delicious Beers

Source: Courtesy of BevMo!

10. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
> Brewery: Boulevard Brewing Company (Missouri)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.17 out of 5

A Belgian-style farmhouse ale, or saison, earthy and potent (8.5% ABV), with flavors of orange and grapefruit and a suggestion of wet hay. Quite complex.

Source: Courtesy of Tree House Brewing Company

9. Julius
> Brewery: Tree House Brewing Company (Massachusetts)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.65 out of 5

A clean, refreshing, eminently drinkable New England-style IPA, showing pineapple and grapefruit in the aroma, followed by juicy mixed tropical fruit in the mouth.

Source: Courtesy of New Holland Brewing

8. Dragon’s Milk
> Brewery: New Holland Brewing Company (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.04 out of 5

A bourbon-barrel-aged imperial stout, strong (11% ABV) and rich, almost chewy; plenty of oak and a toasty malt flavor.

Source: Courtesy of Founders Brewing Co.

7. CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)
> Brewery: Founders Brewing Company (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.65 out of 5

Makes you want to cross our northern border for a morning meal — dark, smooth, sweet, and oaky (it was aged in old bourbon barrels more recently used for maple syrup); brewed with coffee and chocolate.

Source: Courtesy of Old Nation

6. Boss Tweed
> Brewery: Old Nation Brewing Co. (Michigan)
> Beer Advocate avg. rating: 4.41 out of 5

An attractive grassy, fruity aroma leading to a sweetish, tropical-fruit character on the palate, accented with hop-induced bitterness.