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Top Rated Beers: American Pale Ale (APA)

The top rated beers: American Pale Ale (APA). | view more
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Top Rated Beers: American Pale Ale (APA)
    WR Ratings
1Zombie Dust
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.67,533
2PseudoSue
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.572,065
3Hoppy Birthday
Alpine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.25% ABV
4.47768
4Fort Point Pale Ale W/ Galaxy Dry Hop
Trillium Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.60% ABV
4.46241
5Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale
Trillium Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.60% ABV
4.43174
6Edward
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.421,818
7Born Yesterday Pale Ale
Lagunitas Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 7.50% ABV
4.42368
8Fort Point Pale Ale
Trillium Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.60% ABV
4.4690
9Citra Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.40% ABV
4.39600
10What Is Enlightenment?
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.40% ABV
4.35664
11Deal With The Devil
18th Street Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.50% ABV
4.33146
12Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.3264
13MO
Maine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
4.282,334
14Cowiche Canyon Organic Fresh Hop Ale
Fremont Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
4.28160
15Alpha King
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.66% ABV
4.265,361
16Row 2/Hill 56
Russian River Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.26971
17Galaxy Pale Ale
New England Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.80% ABV
4.2260
18Space Station: Middle Finger
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
4.19889
19Lightspeed
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
4.18291
20Amarillo Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.17313
21Daisy Cutter Pale Ale
Half Acre Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.172,663
22Amazeballs
Peekskill Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.70% ABV
4.16154
23Simcoe Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.16190
24Riwaka Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4.15110
25Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)
Deschutes Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.90% ABV
4.121,081
26Moon Man
New Glarus Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
4.121,997
27Humulus Wet
The Bruery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.60% ABV
4.1178
28Victory Harvest Ale
Victory Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.50% ABV
4.11498
29Questionable Origins #3
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.70% ABV
4.160
30Peeper Ale
Maine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
4.12,096
31Red Chair NWPA
Deschutes Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
4.091,939
32HopHands
Tired Hands Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.80% ABV
4.09369
33Wet Hopped Trail Head Pale Ale
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.30% ABV
4.0745
34Fresh Hop Pale Ale
Great Divide Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.10% ABV
4.071,447
35Tornado
Tree House Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
4.07190
36CPA: Citra Pale Ale
Odd Side Ales
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.75% ABV
4.06550
37St. Lupulin
Odell Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.50% ABV
4.06846
38Happy Hops
Russian River Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
4.06256
39Boat Beer
Carton Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.20% ABV
4.05769
40The Publican
Societe Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
4.05186
41Pale Ale
BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.25% ABV
4.05114
42Pale Ale
Black Husky Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 7.20% ABV
4.05112
43Stoneface Pale Ale
Stoneface Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
4.05110
44Hop Savant
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.70% ABV
4.04524
45Dead Arm Pale Ale
COAST Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
4.0492
46Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
4.049,508
47Trail Head Pale Ale
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.30% ABV
4.04277
48Callow Knife
Half Acre Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
4.0377
49Double Day Tripper
Indeed Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.00% ABV
4.0291
502XONE
Southern Tier Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.10% ABV
4.02595
51Gold Claw
Blue Lobster Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.50% ABV
4.0169
52Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale
Boneyard Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
4.0175
53Guavanatrix
Pipeworks Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 8.00% ABV
4.01114
54Summer Ale
Fremont Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
4189
55Homegrown Fresh Hop Ale
Moonlight Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
3.9945
56Little Creatures Pale Ale
Little Creatures Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
3.99247
57Day Tripper
Indeed Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.40% ABV
3.98485
58YumYum
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
3.97642
59Whirlpool
Night Shift Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.00% ABV
3.97185
60Osiris Pale Ale
Sun King Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
3.96713
61Tuatara
Alpine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.20% ABV
3.9662
62A Tiny Beautiful Something
Maine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
3.96535
638 Days A Week
The Beer'd Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.70% ABV
3.9648
64NYPA
Peekskill Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.10% ABV
3.9657
65Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
3.962,807
66American Pale Ale
Selin's Grove Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.70% ABV
3.9548
67Treecreeper
Trillium Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.10% ABV
3.9558
68AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale 394
AleSmith Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
3.9552
69Field 41
Bale Breaker Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.50% ABV
3.95126
70One Claw Rye Pale Ale
Westbrook Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
3.94679
71Heavy Machinery Half IPA
Austin Beerworks
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.60% ABV
3.9483
72New Dogtown Pale Ale
Lagunitas Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.20% ABV
3.941,533
73XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label)
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA)
3.9488
74Unit 101
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
3.9445
75Maine Island Trail Ale
Rising Tide Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.30% ABV
3.94148
76Full Moon Pale Ale
Alley Kat Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
3.94102
77New Millenium
Alpine Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
3.9450
78Single Hop Series: All Cascade Pale Ale
COAST Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
3.9343
79Dribble Belt
Russian River Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.20% ABV
3.9399
80Grunion Pale
Ballast Point Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
3.93160
81Hopalicious
Ale Asylum
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.70% ABV
3.93829
82Special Pale Ale (SPA)
Pizza Port Solana Beach
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.80% ABV
3.9343
83Ripple
Kane Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.60% ABV
3.9291
84AleSmith X
AleSmith Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
3.92813
85Hoppun
Carton Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.30% ABV
3.9276
86Plant To Pint
Pizza Port Solana Beach
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.50% ABV
3.9248
87Freewheel Pale
Peg's Cantina & Brewpub / Cycle Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.87% ABV
3.9275
88GWAR Killsner
Cigar City Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.55% ABV
3.9281
89Headwaters Pale Ale
Victory Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.10% ABV
3.922,212
90Hopsession Super Pale Ale
Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
American Pale Ale (APA) / 4.20% ABV
3.91107
91Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.30% ABV
3.91241
92Brewmaster Mike Gerhart's Overgrown American Pale Ale
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.50% ABV
3.91328
93Invasion Pale Ale
Cigar City Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
3.91902
94SideKick Extra Pale Ale
Two Brothers Brewing Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.10% ABV
3.91647
95Columbus Pale Ale
Hill Farmstead Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.20% ABV
3.9145
96Walkabout Pale Ale
Flat 12 Bierwerks
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.30% ABV
3.9187
97Rhyme & Reason
Collective Arts Brewing
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.70% ABV
3.989
98Mirror Pond Pale Ale
Deschutes Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 5.00% ABV
3.93,034
99Fresh Frog Raw Hop Imperial Pale Ale
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
American Pale Ale (APA) / 7.80% ABV
3.988
100Mr. Ouroboros
Half Acre Beer Company
American Pale Ale (APA) / 6.00% ABV
3.945


How was this list calculated?

Lists are generated using a Bayesian estimate that pulls data from millions of BeerAdvocate user ratings and normalizes scores based on the number of ratings for each beer.

The general statistical formula is:
weighted rank (WR) = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C

R = average (mean) rating for the beer = (Rating)
v = number of ratings for the beer = (votes)
m = minimum ratings required to be considered (currently 43)
    = (the average number of ratings across the dataset)
C = the mean rating across the dataset (currently 3.7)
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