Cities The Best US Cities for Beer  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is welcoming to breweries and beer drinkers.

There's nothing quite like a cold beer after a long day. And if you live in one of these cities, you know exactly where to find your preferred brew. The best American beer cities come in many forms. Some great U.S. cities for beer lovers have ample microbreweries, while other good American cities for beer feature bustling nightlife. A few great US cities for beer drinkers have been brewing for decades.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for beer? Milwaukee has been home to the Miller Brewing Company, Pabst, Schlitz and more popular beers. It also hosts several craft beer makers like Lakefront and Sprecher. New York is also a great city for beer lovers. Goose Island, Revolution Brewing, and Lagunitas all have helped to make Chicago a bona fide beer city. Other good cities featured on this list include Portland, San Diego, and Denver.

Which city is your favorite for enjoying a cold one? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good beer cities that are missing.

 

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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Portland Oregon, USA

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Denver Colorado, USA

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Chicago Illinois, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
San Diego California, USA

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

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Asheville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Asheville North Carolina, USA

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Bend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Bend Oregon, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Seattle Washington, USA

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Boulder Colorado, USA

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Duluth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Duluth Minnesota, USA

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Detroit Michigan, USA

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Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Burlington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Burlington Vermont, USA

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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Green Bay Wisconsin, USA

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Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Raleigh North Carolina, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Buffalo New York, USA

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Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Anchorage Alaska, USA

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New York is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York Texas, USA

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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Kansas City Missouri, USA

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Missoula is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missoula Montana, USA

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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

The Top Beer Companies

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Columbus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Columbus Ohio, USA

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Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Atlantic City New Jersey, USA

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Eugene is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Eugene Oregon, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
San Francisco California, USA

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Albuquerque New Mexico, USA

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Billings is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Billings Montana, USA

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Spokane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Spokane Washington, USA

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Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Santa Rosa California, USA

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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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Reno is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Reno Nevada, USA

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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

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Rapid City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Rapid City South Dakota, USA

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Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oceanside California, USA