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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259 140
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
2
337 226
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
3
160 163
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA
4
120 136
Denver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA
5
117 137
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA
6
118 140
Portland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
7
104 122
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA
8
79 94
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
9
57 75
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA
10
84 115
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA
11
64 86
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA
12
69 97
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA
13
53 77
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
14
41 59
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
15
68 101
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
16
53 80
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA
17
37 55
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
18
54 82
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
19
35 54
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
20
55 87
Bend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
21
50 80
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA
22
17 27
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ryan Carter added Florida, USA
23
43 70
Akron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
NathanFela added Ohio, USA
24
28 47
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Louisiana, USA
25
41 69
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA