Travel 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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248 121
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

2
327 201
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

3
143 148
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

4
104 122
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA

5
96 115
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA

6
104 126
Denver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

7
105 128
Portland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

8
69 84
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

9
48 64
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

10
55 77
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

11
73 105
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

12
37 51
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

13
49 70
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

14
31 44
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

15
33 48
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

16
61 92
Boston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA

17
48 72
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

18
62 94
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

19
48 73
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA

20
50 77
Bend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

21
47 73
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA

22
13 19
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ryan Carter added Florida, USA

23
41 64
Akron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
NathanFela added Ohio, USA

24
28 44
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

25
38 62
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA