2020 Zymurgy’s Best Beers in America Results

Each year we ask Zymurgy magazine readers to share a list of their favorite beers that are commercially available in the United States.

We’ve tallied the votes, and here are the top-10 results for the 2020 Best Beers in America survey. Check out the November/December 2020 issues for the full results! You can also see the Best Beers in America results broken down by individual state.

Independent Craft Seal

All breweries marked with an asterisk (*) are small and independent craft brewers. The independent craft brewer seal is a helpful tool for you to easily identify and support #IndependentBeer. Learn more about small and independent craft breweries on CraftBeer.com.

Click on the hyperlinked beers for recipes you can brew at home!

Top 10 Ranked Beers

Top 10 Ranked Breweries

  • 1. Bell’s Brewery*
  • 2. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.*
  • 3. Russian River Brewing Co.*
  • 4. Founders Brewing Co.
  • 5. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery*
  • 6. Tree House Brewing Co.*
  • 7. Deschutes Brewery*
  • 8. The Alchemist Brewery*
  • 9. New Belgium Brewing Co.
  • T 10. Firestone Walker Brewing Co.* / Stone Brewing*