In the name of Science, I have tasted about 6,000 beers, ciders, etc., and these are my favorites.

Complete tasting results are published monthly at
You can contact me at or @BryanTastesBeer with questions or feedback.

(the list below is sorted by style; click here to sort by producer)

Christian Drouin Poiré 4.0%

Sixpoint Jammer 4.2%, seasonal

Unibroue Blanche de Chambly 5.0%, year-round

Ayinger Dunkelweizen 5.8%, year-round
Würzburger Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel 4.9%, year-round

J. Wakefield El Jefe 5.5%, year-round

Pale ale
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 5.6%, year-round

Fruit beer
Liefmans Cuvee-Brut 6.0%, year-round
Unibroue Éphémère Pomme 5.5%
Unibroue Éphémère Sureau 5.5%
Verhaeghe Barbe Ruby 7.7%, year-round
21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon 4.9%, seasonal

Graft Endless Fields 6.9%, rotating

J. Wakefield / Arizona Wilderness That's My Jam 7.0%, rotating

Avery Perzik Saison 6.4%, seasonal
Blackberry Farm Classic Saison 6.0%, year-round
Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale 8.5%, year-round
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace 7.6%, year-round
Fantôme Hiver 8.0%, seasonal
J. Wakefield Paan Wala 7.0%, rotating

Weihenstephaner Vitus 7.7%, year-round

AleWerks Bourbon Barrel Porter 9.0%, rotating
Sterkens Hoogstraten Poorter 6.5%, year-round

Spiced ale
Southern Tier 2XMAS 8.0%, seasonal

Ommegang Abbey Ale 8.2%, year-round

Oud bruin
De Brabandere Petrus Aged Red 8.5%, year-round

Belgian IPA
Flying Dog Tropical Bitch 8.0%, seasonal
Van Steenberge Piraat Triple Hop 10.5%, year-round

Boulevard Long Strange Tripel 9.2%, year-round
Duvel Moortgat Maredsous 10 Tripel 10.0%, year-round
Het Anker Gouden Carolus Tripel 9.0%, year-round
Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 10.5%, year-round

Belgian strong pale ale
Achouffe La Chouffe 8.0%, year-round
AleSmith Horny Devil 10.0%, year-round
Great Divide Peach Grand Cru 12.0%, rotating
Unibroue Don de Dieu 9.0%, year-round
Van Honsebrouck Brigand 9.0%, year-round
Van Steenberge Piraat Ale 10.5%, year-round

Ballast Point Rum Barrel Aged Sea Monster 10.0%, rotating
Djævlebryg Gudeløs 8.9%, rotating
Epic Big Bad Baptist Imperial Stout 11.8%, rotating
Firestone Walker Parabola 14.0%, rotating
Goose Island The Muddy 9.0%, seasonal
New Holland Dragon's Milk Reserve Mocha Mint 11.0%, rotating
Old Bust Head Cherry Chocolate Gold Cup 10.0%, year-round
Perennial Abraxas 10.0%
Perennial Fantastic Voyage 8.8%, seasonal

De Halve Maan Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel 11.0%, year-round
De Koningshoeven La Trappe Quadrupel 10.0%, year-round
Deschutes The Stoic 11.0%, rotating
Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Quad with Plums 10.2%, rotating
St. Bernardus Abt 12 10.0%, quadrupel
Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple 10.7%, year-round

Pumpkin ale
Uinta Jacked B Nimble 11.0%, seasonal

Belgian strong dark ale
Affligem Noël 9.0%, seasonal
Dogfish Head Raison d’Extra 18.0%, rotating
Unibroue Maudite 8.0%, year-round
Unibroue Trois Pistoles 9.0%, year-round