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RateBeer.com’s Top West Coast Beers of 2010

It’s that time of the year again; RateBeer.com has tabulated a year’s worth of beer ratings to supply us with their best of 2010 beer list. Below are the 50 top rated beers from California, Oregon and Washington, as well as the top 20 rated beers in each state.  Russian River’s Pliny the Younger takes the top spot and California brews make up a whopping 90% of the top 50. Evidently you guys like big beer. Big beer from California. Does California beer really reign supreme? And it looks like the Washington beer folks ought to start rating more of their beer…

Top 50 West Coast Beers from RateBeer.com

Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.344938 California
AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.284298 California
Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.283405 California
AleSmith Barrel Aged Speedway Stout 4.251503 California
Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.205486 California
Russian River Supplication 4.165094 California
Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.158266 California
Deschutes The Abyss 4.149295 Oregon
Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.136702 California
Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.133434 California
Russian River Consecration 4.123191 California
Lost Abbey The Angel’s Share Grand Cru 4.114347 California
North Coast Old Rasputin Anniv Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout 4.112161 California
Firestone Walker Parabola 4.095411 California
AleSmith Kopi Luwak Speedway Stout 4.093729 California
North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 4.092294 California
Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa 4.091567 California
Stone Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout 4.090946 California
Lost Abbey Veritas 004 4.080602 California
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA (North Star) 4.054239 California
AleSmith IPA 4.051663 California
Hair of the Dog Adam 4.046609 Oregon
Firestone Walker 13 4.046131 California
Lost Abbey Veritas 007 4.041255 California
Ballast Point Victory at Sea 4.039996 California
Lost Abbey Deliverance 4.033481 California
Russian River Deviation (Bottleworks IX) 4.033052 California
Stone Ruination IPA 4.031073 California
Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel) 4.024199 California
Lost Abbey Yellow Bus 4.020071 California
Russian River Temptation 4.017764 California
Hair of the Dog Fred from the Wood 4.015043 Oregon
Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale 4.008969 California
Russian River Blind Pig IPA 3.999419 California
Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze 3.998506 California
Port Brewing Hop 15 3.997305 California
Pizza Port Cuvee de Tomme 3.994826 California
AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 3.991306 California
Hair of the Dog Matt 3.991226 Oregon
Green Flash Silva Stout 3.989937 California
The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 3.989298 California
Port Brewing Older Viscosity 3.986961 California
Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 3.984929 California
AleSmith Old Numbskull 3.979869 California
AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 3.979569 California
Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 3.974306 California
Stone Double Bastard Ale 3.97062 California
Lost Abbey Funky Barrel 3.96 California
Hair of the Dog Cherry Adam from the Wood 3.95659 Oregon
Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Ale 3.951116 California

Top Rated CA Beers

Russian River Pliny the Younger 4.344938 Santa Rosa
AleSmith Speedway Stout 4.284298 San Diego
Russian River Pliny the Elder 4.283405 Santa Rosa
AleSmith Barrel Aged Speedway Stout 4.251503 San Diego
Lost Abbey Isabelle Proximus 4.205486 San Marcos
Russian River Supplication 4.165094 Santa Rosa
Stone Imperial Russian Stout 4.158266 Escondido
Lost Abbey Cable Car 4.136702 San Marcos
Lost Abbey Veritas 006 4.133434 San Marcos
Russian River Consecration 4.123191 Santa Rosa

Top Rated OR Beers

Deschutes The Abyss 4.149295 Bend
Hair of the Dog Adam 4.046609 Portland
Hair of the Dog Fred from the Wood 4.015043 Portland
Hair of the Dog Matt 3.991226 Portland
Hair of the Dog Cherry Adam from the Wood 3.95659 Portland
Rogue Double Chocolate Stout 3.944718 Newport
Cascade Sang Royal 3.92247 Portland
Pelican The Perfect Storm 3.914014 Pacific City
Deschutes Black Butte XXI 3.881093 Bend
Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws 3.878026 Portland

Top Rated WA Beers

Fish Tale Leviathan Barleywine (Barrel Aged) 3.807237 Olympia
Elysian Dragonstooth Stout 3.749312 Seattle
Pike XXXXX Stout 3.7373 Seattle
Hales Seattle Beer Week 2010 Double IPA 3.676352 Seattle
Elysian Dark O The Moon Pumpkin Stout 3.669101 Seattle
Fish Tale Monkfish Triple (Barrel Aged) 3.65891 Olympia
Diamond Knot Industrial India Pale Ale 3.582706 Mukilteo
Old Schoolhouse Hooligan Stout 3.57141 Winthrop
Elysian The Great Pumpkin 3.546284 Seattle
Fish Tale Poseidons Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged) 3.544439 Olympia
RateBeer.com, December 2010

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Agree with the lineup? What are your favorite beers of 2010?