Top Twenty

Top Beers of 2020

One sentence reviews of my twenty favorite beers of 2020.

Black is Beautiful

A beautiful Imperial Stout for a beautiful cause.

Plan Bee PitZ

Tart, funky, and peachy.

Anchorage A Deal with the Devil

This barley wine lived up to the hype.

Soquel Fermentation Project Golden Sour #7 with Raspberry

A delightful raspberry sour from the wizards at Soquel.

Sierra Nevada Farm Trail Harvest

A taste of Nor Cal in the form of a tasty Baltic Porter.

Jester King Bière de Blanc du Bois

Another Jester King masterpiece.

Drekker CHONK Raspberry & Chocolate

I tried a bunch of Pastry Sours this year, and this was my fave.

Evil Twin Zach’s Authentic Key Lime Sour

“Authentic Key Lime Sour” is a bold claim, and this beer pulls it off.

Secret Trail Delta Breeze

This is the beer that got me through the COVID Summer.

Roadhouse X Maui Pono Life

A taste of the islands, via Wyoming.

Moonlight Reality Czeck

Does anyone outside of Northern California know that some of the world’s best lagers are brewed in a 21-barrel brewhouse in Santa Rosa?

Old Nation M-43

Loaded with flavor and a nice sweetness; this NEIPA is like a fruity dessert.

SingleCut Fuzzbox

This dangerously smooth IIPA is loaded with tropical fruit flavor.

Black Project Tombstone

The dry-hopping adds some nice fruity notes to this delightful, funky sour.

Scratch Barrel-Aged Apple

The first apple beer I’ve ever really enjoyed from one of the most interesting breweries in the world.

Mikkeler Double Blush

A Raspberry, Coffee, Berliner Weisse shouldn’t make this much sense.

Run & Hide Fuque De French

I’d never heard of Run & Hide until they offered to send me this beer, and it blew me away.

Eel River Single Origin Mocha Stout

A taste of Humboldt County, brewed to perfection.

Slice Blurry Dreams

Stoked to finally try an IPA from Slice!

3 Fonteinen Kriek

Zero people were shocked that this was the best Kriek in our tasting.

About the author

Keith Adams is the founder of BeerSelfie.com and can be found on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as @grubulub.