Special Report

America’s 40 Most Delicious Beers

Source: Photo by Robert K. via Yelp

30. Daily Wages
> Style: Saison/farmhouse ale
> Brewery: Brasserie Saint James
> Location: Reno, Nevada

Brewed in a rustic Belgian style, this earthy, haystack-yellow ale is herbaceous, crisp, and dry.

Source: Courtesy of BevMo!

29. Tank 7
> Style: Saison/farmhouse ale
> Brewery: Boulevard Brewing Co.
> Location: Kansas City, Missouri

This one has a not unpleasantly funky aroma, lots of fruit, some toasty character, and plenty of hops.

Source: Courtesy of WeldWerks Brewing Company

28. Starry Noche
> Style: Imperial stout
> Brewery: WeldWerks Brewing Co.
> Location: Greeley, Colorado

Starry Noche is a confection made from selected batches of this brewery’s popular Medianoche imperial stout, aged 18 to 22 months in bourbon barrels, then flavored with coconut flakes and chips and toasted hazelnuts.

Source: Courtesy of Dogfish Head Brewing

27. Indian Brown Ale
> Style: Dark IPA
> Brewery: Dogfish Head Brewery
> Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Dogfish Head has been making this brown-sugar-sweetened ale for more than 20 years. Hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness characterize the flavor.

Source: Courtesy of Perennial Artisan Ales

26. Saison de Lis
> Style: Saison/farmhouse ale
> Brewery: Perennial Artisan Ales
> Location: St. Louis, Missouri

A beer for tea-lovers, thanks to an infusion of chamomile flowers, this farmhouse ale is earthy and spicy, with a dry, refreshing finish.