Your Highest Rated Beer

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  1. minterro

    minterro Savant (958) Apr 14, 2009 California
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    Founders CBS 4.83. I knew it when I tasted it, it is a truly amazing beer!
     
  2. Andrew041180

    Andrew041180 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    I have had an emotional reaction to three beers, and 1 was a long time ago. Two however, were recent and repeated, so I put more stock in them. Yes, one is Heady Topper. I've had lots of it over the past few years and it remains my favorite IPA of any type. The other is Everett Porter. My expectations were already so high that when I actually tasted the beer and it shattered them I truly could not believe it.
     
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  3. Zimbo

    Zimbo Savant (956) Aug 7, 2010 Scotland

    Gale's Prize Old Ale 2006
    Like a naked romp with Brigitte Bardot circa 1958.
     
  4. lemmy187

    lemmy187 Meyvn (1,010) Feb 7, 2015 Missouri
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    4 Hands Madagascar at 4.81....
     
  5. 57md

    57md Poo-Bah (3,441) Aug 22, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    FBS is my #1 and has been in that slot for almost my entire time on BA.
     
  6. changdulla

    changdulla Initiate (0) May 2, 2014 Rhode Island

    BCBCS 5
    Heady 5
     
  7. Tripel_Threat

    Tripel_Threat Poo-Bah (3,072) Jun 29, 2014 Michigan
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    Not even gonna look 'cause I know it's Tripel Karmelite. And if for some reason it's not, I'm gonna fix that.
     
  8. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California

    Noble Nelson Showers is my highest rated beer on here and probably close to my highest rated beer period.
     
  9. LittleDog

    LittleDog Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2014 Texas

    Zombie Dust
    And
    Victory at Sea.

    But I'm a dilettante.
     
  10. Burt

    Burt Crusader (746) Nov 27, 2005 Rhode Island

    I got three that are rated 5's

    Stone 10th Anniversary
    Heady Topper
    Bourbon County Coffee
     
  11. Yellolab2010

    Yellolab2010 Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Pseudo Sue 5!!! I apologize to no one! Pure perfection!
     
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  12. 31Sam13

    31Sam13 Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2014 New Hampshire

    Heady Topper with no looking back...
     
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  13. smanson56

    smanson56 Crusader (793) Feb 15, 2014 New Hampshire
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    Yellow Rose from the Lone Pint in Texas I rated at 4.91, my highest rating.
     
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  14. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Anchor Steam is my only 5.
     
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  15. GuitarIPA

    GuitarIPA Zealot (557) Mar 24, 2013 Connecticut

    Maine Dinner 4.75
     
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  16. warrendietrich2001

    warrendietrich2001 Crusader (717) Feb 13, 2013 Nevada
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    The Abyss at 4.84, it was fresh from a keg that was tapped that day. Brought home a growler sat outside in front of the fire listening to good music. At that time I had never been happier drinking a beer by myself. In review of my ratings it appears that I may have a bias for beers from tap over beers from a bottle.
     
  17. Smakawhat

    Smakawhat Poo-Bah (8,406) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
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    Tie... (currently)

    Hill Farmstead - Everett .. bottle not on tap
    Founders - Breakfast Stout
     
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  18. NewBeerMoney

    NewBeerMoney Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2015 Illinois

    Hill Farmstead Arthur 5
     
  19. TonyLema1

    TonyLema1 Poo-Bah (1,932) Nov 19, 2008 South Carolina
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    Only one 5 ever (on another site) - Trappistes Rochefort 10
     
  20. Tucquan

    Tucquan Poo-Bah (3,385) Oct 11, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Lawson's Double Sunshine DIPA at 4.72 is my highest. The appearance knocked this down a bit. I haven't given a 5 yet after almost 1400 reviews. I'm not opposed to doing so though, and in fact, I sure hope it happens.
     
  21. SackBlabbath

    SackBlabbath Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2014 Kentucky

    1. De Struise - Cuvee Delphine AKA Truth Can Set You Free (4 Roses barrel aged Black Albert) 4.93

    I've bought 7 or 8 of these, and they're so damn good. Fairly available, so go get yourself one, you won't be let down!

    2. Mooi & Meedogenloos
    3. Rueuze
    4. Hel & Verdoemenis
    5. Biggie Smalls

    If i ever get my hand on Black Damnation (the original one), it would probably be my #1 since it's more or less two of my favorite beers mixed (Black Albert, and Hel & Verdoemenis). But who knows, that might be a terrible combination. If anyone wants to help me find out... that would be killer.
     
  22. target88

    target88 Devotee (450) Dec 3, 2013 Kentucky

    Rodenbach charactere rouge
    Great lakes chillwave
     
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  23. CorporalKarel

    CorporalKarel Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2014 Nebraska

    I don't review beers on this site, but I do reviews on paper at home. They're mainly just for reference and a few of my friends who are just getting in to craft beer. I score based on my personal preference, not the style. Appearance is scored 1-10, aroma 1-30, taste 1-40, overall experience (wow factor) 1-20. About a third of my reviews are blind, and my wife will tell me what it was after the review. I've only reviewed about 90 beers so far, but here are my top 5.

    Odell Myrcenary (96)
    Stone Enjoy By 12.26.14 (95)
    Lagunitas Sucks (94)
    Founders Backwoods Bastard (93)
    Founders CBS (93)
     
  24. digitalflood

    digitalflood Champion (864) Feb 4, 2011 New York
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    So this will completely reveal my fan boy status of Stone but.... it's a tie between:

    Stone Double Bastard
    Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale
    Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale
    Stone Stone Imperial Russian Stout

    So yeah. There it is.
     
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  25. tillmac62

    tillmac62 Poo-Bah (1,853) Oct 2, 2013 South Carolina
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    FBS - 4.89
    Victory at Sea - 4.69
    Allagash White - 4.65
     
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  26. HopBackGorilla

    HopBackGorilla Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2015 New York

    Stone/Chris Banker/Insurgente Xocoveza--5
    Stone Coffee Milk Stout--5
    Laugunitas Sucks--4.95
     
  27. Tanktizzo

    Tanktizzo Initiate (0) May 19, 2014 Illinois

    Bourbon County Brand Prop 2013! When I drank it their were small pieces of coconut in it...so good! Also it was aged for a year.
     
  28. Evmo31

    Evmo31 Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2015 Connecticut

    I have only rated a few beers so far, i am newer to the site. I rated kern citra at 4.9, and fuzzy baby ducks at 4.88. I think i might be rating a little high, because at this rate i will probably giving out alot of 5s to stuff like focal, dinner, alpine nelson, trillium ipas...so many damn near perfect IPAs available these days!
     
  29. Masters

    Masters Zealot (559) Mar 7, 2014 Massachusetts

    1. Good Morning
    2. Double Sunshine
    3. Julius
     
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  30. SadMachine

    SadMachine Poo-Bah (2,493) Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey
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    My highest w/ a quick rating is Chez Monus at 5. My highest w/ a full review is Double Barrel Damon at 4.96 (Bourbon Vanilla Bean Dark Lord is right behind at 4.95).
     
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  31. MammothTarantula

    MammothTarantula Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Colorado

    Prairie Coolship Truck coming in at a cool 4.99. I'm excluding all of the 5s I had rated prior to the current rating system.
     
  32. needMIbeer

    needMIbeer Meyvn (1,077) Feb 5, 2014 Virginia
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    Before the rating system was changed I had ranked 3 different beers a 5 overall - Firestone 17, KBS and Heady
    Since the rating system changed to rating by attributes - Sculpin, BBA IBB and Melange 1
     
  33. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (5,385) May 27, 2005 Missouri
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    Founders Breakfast Stout. Considering how easy it is to find I'm happy that what I think is closest to perfection is readily available.
     
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  34. tmryan21

    tmryan21 Disciple (358) Jan 16, 2014 Illinois

    FFF Permanent Funeral - 5.00
     
  35. JC333

    JC333 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2013 New York

    Zombie Dust is knocking at the door of perfection- 4.99
     
  36. Yellolab2010

    Yellolab2010 Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Pseudo sue and prop are by far the winners for me!
     
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  37. MplsNick

    MplsNick Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2014 Minnesota

    Completely agree. Vanilla Rye close for me.
     
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  38. RobDB

    RobDB Devotee (469) Aug 31, 2009 New Jersey

    BCBCS, BCBS and 077xx at 4.75.
     
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