What would a new year be without craft beer listmania? Hot trends, next big things …

Every “best of” list is subjective. None of them are perfect.

But some lists are better than others.

Those are the ones that help us augment our own beer wish lists, find new gems, make better picks and recommendations. They enhance our enjoyment of craft beer.

So, in no particular order, here are our 12 picks for Best of the Best of Craft Beer 2015 posts, jammed with solid reviews, top beers and breweries, and ones to watch for the year ahead.

The World’s Best Beers 2015
[World Beer Awards]

Top 25 Beers of 2015

[DRAFT Magazine]

2015 Great American Beer Festival Winners List

[Great American Beer Festival]

The Best New Beers of 2015
[Serious Eats]

Best New Beers of 2015

[Paste Magazine]

The Best Beers of 2015


9 Most Underrated Beers in America

[Craft Beer & Brewing]

2015: The Year In Beer

[All About Beer]

The Next Big Craft Breweries for 2016


Predicting 2016 Craft Beer Trends
[Craft Beer]

Our 2015 Favorite American Craft Beer List
[Craft Commander]

BGN’s Top Ten Beers of 2015
[Beer Geek Nation]

Love ’em? Hate ’em? Any amazing best of 2015 craft beer posts we missed? Let us know in The Hop Nation Facebook Group.