Cities The Best US Cities for Beer  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is great for 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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35 20
Portland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Portland Oregon, USA

2
31 19
Denver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Denver Colorado, USA

3
33 21
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

4
20 12
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

5
20 13
Bend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Bend Oregon, USA

6
24 17
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

7
27 20
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

8
25 20
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
San Diego California, USA

9
19 16
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Asheville North Carolina, USA

10
24 22
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Seattle Washington, USA

11
14 14
Portland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Portland Maine, USA

12
1 0
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Columbus Ohio, USA

13
9 9
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Buffalo New York, USA

14
14 15
Boston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Boston Massachusetts, USA

The Best Sam Adams Beers

15
14 15
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Cleveland Ohio, USA

16
10 11
Austin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Austin Texas, USA

17
10 11
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
St. Louis Missouri, USA

18
0 0
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Kansas City Missouri, USA

19
0 0
Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Atlantic City New Jersey, USA

20
11 13
Eugene is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Eugene Oregon, USA

21
13 16
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit

22
10 13
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

23
15 19
New York is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York Texas, USA

24
8 11
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Burlington Vermont, USA

25
7 10
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missoula Montana, USA

26
9 13
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Anchorage Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

27
9 13
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Spokane Washington, USA

28
7 11
Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Santa Rosa California, USA

The Top Beer Companies

29
6 10
Billings is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Billings Montana, USA

30
6 10
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Albuquerque New Mexico, USA

31
5 10
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

32
5 10
Reno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Reno Nevada, USA

33
4 10
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

34
3 9
Rapid City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Rapid City South Dakota, USA

35
5 12
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

36
5 13
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

37
2 10
Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oceanside California, USA