There are a ton of great craft beers out there, but only a select few were named the best of the best for 2017.

Zymurgy magazine is out with their 15th annual Best Beers in America survey, which they conduct with the the American Homebrewers Association. For the past eight years, Pliny the Elder held down the top spot – but no more!

This year, the title of best beer goes to Bell’s Tow Hearted Ale. Bell’s, out of Michigan, brews the IPA with 100% Centennial hops from the Pacific Northwest. The beer is named after the Two Hearted River in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Here’s the top ten:

1) Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
2) Russian River Pliny the Elder
3) Founders Breakfast Stout
4) Three Floyds Zombie Dust
5) Bell’s Hopslam
6) (tie) Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)
6) (tie) The Alchemist Heady Topper
8) (tie) Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
8) (tie) Sierra Nevada Celebration
10) Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

You can check out the list, and the rankings of best breweries, here.


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