Wine Enthusiast Top 25 Beers

Microbrews are making a presence these days. Wine Enthusiast, which for years has been there to lend us a helping hand by providing us information and education in the vino department, has jumped on the beer wagon. Starting in 2009, Wine Enthusiast has rated the top 25 beers, complete with a points system.

Their 2010 list just came out. Here is a list of the beers that we can get our hands on here in Southwest Florida.

#1. Allagash Black (Belgian Style Stout) 7.5% ABV 750 ml, Maine – 96 Points

#5. Southern Tier Mokah Imperial Stout 11% ABV 22 oz, New York- 96 Points

#6. Victory Prima Pils 5.3% ABV 12 oz, Pennsylvania – 94 Points

#8. Avery duganA IPA (American Double/Imperial IPA) 8.5% 22 oz, Colorado – 93 Points

#9. Stone Imperial Russian Stout 10.5% ABV 22 oz, California – 95 Points

#12. Samuel Smith’s Yorkshire Stingo ( English Strong Ale) 8% ABV 550 ml, England – 93 Points

#13. Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop Ale (American IPA) 7% ABV 12 oz, Maryland – 92 Points

#14. Smuttynose Big Beer Series Scotch Ale 7.1% ABV 22 oz, New Hampshire – 92 Points

#15. Full Sail Top Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter 9.85% ABV 22 oz, Oregon – 93 Points

# 16. Left Hand Fade to Black Ale Volume 1 (Foreign/Export Stout) 8.5% ABV 12 oz, Colorado – 92 Points

#19. Widmer Brothers The Original Drifter Pale Ale 5.7% ABV 12 oz, Oregon – 91 Points

#20. Fuller’s London Pride English Pale Ale 4.7% ABV 12 oz, England – 91 Points

#24. Napa Smith Amber Ale 5.75% ABV 22 oz, Napa Valley California – 90 Points

Visit Wine Enthusiast’s website for the complete list:

winemag.com/PDFs/Top25Beers2010.pdf

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Posted on December 15, 2010, in Beer. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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