* These entries moved in the Great Power Hour Re-Rank of 2018


Beer Tier: The Cream of the Crop

Current #1 - PseudoSue

Résumé

  • Brewery: Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
  • Style: American Pale Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 4.52/5 (World-Class)

#2 - Pyramid Snow Cap Winter Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Pyramid Brewing Co.
  • Style: Winter Warmer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 7.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.51/5 (Good)

#3 - Lagunitas NightTime Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Style: American Black Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 8.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 4.1/5 (Exceptional)

#4 - Spotted Cow

Résumé

  • Brewery: New Glarus Brewing Company
  • Style: Cream Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 83 (Good)

#5 - Rodenbach Grand Cru*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
  • Style: Flanders Red Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 95 (World Class)

#6 - Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing IPA

Résumé

  • Brewery: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • Style: American IPA
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.70%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.96/5 (Very Good)

#7 - Radeberger

Résumé

  • Brewery: Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei 
  • Style: German Pilsener
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.59/5 (Good)

#8 - Optimism Brewery ...Before The Dawn

Résumé

  • Brewery: Optimism Brewing Company
  • Style: Imperial Stout
  • Alcohol by Volume: 9.40%
  • Beer Advocate Score: No Ranking

#9 - Elysian Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Elysian Brewing Company
  • Style: Pumpkin Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.70%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.95/5 (Very Good)

Beer Tier: Wild Cards

#10 - Red Hook ESB

Résumé

  • Brewery: Red Hook Ale Brewery
  • Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.41/5 (Okay)

#11 - Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

Résumé

  • Brewery: North Coast Brewing Co.
  • Style: Russian Imperial Stout
  • Alcohol by Volume: 9.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 95 (World Class)

#12 - Swivelhead Red IRA

Résumé

  • Brewery: Deschutes Brewery
  • Style: American Amber / Red Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 84 (Good)

#13 - Longboard Lager

Résumé

  • Brewery: Kona Brewing Company
  • Style: American Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 77 (Okay)

#14 - Santo

Résumé

  • Brewery: Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Style: Kölsch 
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.70%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.41/5 (Okay)

#15 - Fat Tire

Résumé

  • Brewery: New Belgium Brewing
  • Style: Amber Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.6/5 (Good)

#16 - Session*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
  • Style: American Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.10%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.65/5

#17 - Rainier*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Rainier Brewing Company
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 68 (Poor)

#18 - Leinenkugel's Original*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.94/5 (Poor)

#19 - Fremont Parkland Pils

Résumé

  • Brewery: Fremont Brewing Company
  • Style: Pilsner
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.86/5 (Very Good)

#20 - Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Résumé

  • Brewery: Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
  • Style: Vienna Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.74/5 (Good)

#21 - Stella Artois

Résumé

  • Brewery: Stella Artois
  • Style: Euro Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.09/5 (Okay)

#22 - Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy

Résumé

  • Brewery: Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company 
  • Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer 
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.17/5 (Okay)

#23 - Bud Light Platinum

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch 
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.22/5 (Poor)

#24 - Great Lakes Christmas Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Great Lakes Brewing Co.
  • Style: Winter Warmer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 7.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.95/5 (Very Good)

#25 - Alaskan Amber

Résumé

  • Brewery: Alaskan Brewing Co.
  • Style: Altbier
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.30%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.64/5 (Good)

#26 - Crikey IPA*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Reuben's Brews
  • Style: American IPA
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 89 (Very Good)

#27 - Ugly Pug

Résumé

  • Brewery: Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
  • Style: Schwarzbier
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.63/5 (Good)

Beer Tier: Mild Cards

#28 - Uinta Baba Black Lager

Résumé

  • Brewery: Uinta Brewing Company
  • Style: Schwarzbier
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.77/5 (Very Good)

#29 - Montucky Cold Snack

Résumé

  • Brewery: Melanie Brewing Company 
  • Style: American Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.92/5 (Poor)

#30 - Hoegaarden

Résumé

  • Brewery: Brouwerij van Hoegaarden, Belgium
  • Style: Witbier
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.90%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 63.3%

#31 - Blue Moon

Résumé

  • Brewery: Coors Brewing Company
  • Style: Witbier
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.40%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 78 (Okay)

#32 - Blatz*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Pabst Brewing Company 
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.90%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 65 (Poor)

#33 - Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

Résumé

  • Brewery: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
  • Style: American IPA
  • Alcohol by Volume: 7.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 92 (Outstanding)

#34 - Tipsy Toboggan

Résumé

  • Brewery: Two Beers Brewing Co.
  • Style: Winter Warmer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 4.12/5 (Exceptional)

#35 - Grain Belt

Résumé

  • Brewery: August Schell Brewing Company
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.25/5 (Okay)

#36 - Modelo Especial

Résumé

  • Brewery: Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.40%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.82/5 (Poor)

#37 - Tecate*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. 
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 62 (Poor)

#38 - Dale's Pale Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
  • Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.88/5 (Very Good)

#39 - Melvin Killer Bees

Résumé

  • Brewery: Melvin Brewing / Thai Me Up 
  • Style: American Blonde Ale
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.67/5 (Good)

#40 - Heineken

Résumé

  • Brewery: Heineken Nederland B.V. 
  • Style: Euro Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 7.3% liked it

#41 - Ayinger Bräu Weisse*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
  • Style: Hefeweizen
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.10%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 92 (Outstanding)

Beer Tier: The Deplorables

#42 - Bud Light Lime

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch 
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.17/5 (Poor)

#43 - Guinness Draught Stout

Résumé

  • Brewery: Guinness Ltd.
  • Style: Irish Dry Stout
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.65/5 (Good)

#44 - Pabst Blue Ribbon

Résumé

  • Brewery: Pabst Brewing Company
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.74%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 70 (Okay)

#45 - Rolling Rock

Résumé

  • Brewery: Latrobe Brewing Co.
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 63 (Poor)

#46 - Miller Genuine Draft

Résumé

  • Brewery: Miller Brewing Co.
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.66%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.27/5 (Poor)

#47 - Schofferhofer Hefeweizen Grapefruit

Résumé

  • Brewery: Binding-Brauerei AG
  • Style: Hefeweizen
  • Alcohol by Volume: 2.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 80 (Good)

#48 - Coors Light

Résumé

  • Brewery: Coors Brewing Company
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.03/5

#49 - Miller Lite*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Miller Brewing Company
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.17%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 55 (Awful)

#50 - Michelob Ultra

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 47 (Awful)

#51 - Miller 64

Résumé

  • Brewery: Miller Brewing Company
  • Style: Light Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 2.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 52 (Awful)

#52 - America (Budweiser)

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 58 (Awful)

#53 - Schlitz

Résumé

  • Brewery: JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst) 
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.60%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.9/5

#54 - Tsingtao

Résumé

  • Brewery: Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. 
  • Style: Euro Pale Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 2.76/5 (Poor)

#55 - Molson Canadian*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Molson Coors Canada
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 68 (Poor)

#56 - Milwaukee's Best Premium

Résumé

  • Brewery: Miller Brewing Co.
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 1.86/5 (Awful)

#57 - Olympia

Résumé

  • Brewery: Pabst Brewing Company
  • Style: American Adjunct Lager
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.78%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 66 (Poor)

Beer Tier: Russian Radioactives

#58 - Palisades Pineapple*

Résumé

  • Brewery: Golden Road Brewing
  • Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.80%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 84 (Good)

#59 - Not Your Father's Mountain Ale

Résumé

  • Brewery: Small Town Brewery
  • Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 3.2/5 (Okay)

#60 - O'Doul's

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
  • Style: Low Alcohol Beer
  • Alcohol by Volume: 0.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 56 (Awful)

#61 - Smirnoff Ice

Résumé

  • Brewery: Smirnoff (Diageo)
  • Style: Beer Alternative with a Malt Base
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.50%
  • Beer Advocate Score: N/A

#62 - Bud Light Chelada

Résumé

  • Brewery: Anheuser-Busch 
  • Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer 
  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.20%
  • Beer Advocate Score: 1.86/5 (Awful)

#63 - Sparks

Résumé

  • Brewery: Steel Brewing (Miller Brewing Co.)
  • Style: Beer Alternative with a Malt Base
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.00%
  • Beer Advocate Score: N/A