Thursday, June 30, 2011

Russian River Wins Again!

The American Homebrewers Association has released their ninth annual list of Top 50 Beers In America.

For the third year in a row, Pliny the Elder by Russian River tops the list of mostly hop-centric American brews.

Photo by Beer Drinker Rob at DailyBeerReview.com.
http://www.dailybeerreview.com/2011/03/pliny-elder.html

The AHA are clearly hopheads! For comparison, I grabbed the top 10 US-only beers from BeerPal.com.

AHA Top 10
1. Russian River Pliny the Elder
2. Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
3 (tie). Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA
3 (tie). Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout
5. Bell’s Hopslam
6. Stone Arrogant Bastard
7. Sierra Nevada Celebration
8 (tie). Sierra Nevada Torpedo
8 (tie). Stone Ruination
10. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale


BeerPal Top 10 (US only)
3. AleSmith Speedway Stout
6. Goose Island Bourbon County Stout
9. Stone Double Bastard
10. Dogfish Head World Wide Stout
13. Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA
16. Stone Imperial Russian Stout
17. AleSmith YuleSmith - Summer
18. New Glarus Belgian Red
21. Bells Hopslam
22. Bells Expedition Stout


Results are here: AHA Top 50 American Beers