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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254 133
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
2
333 216
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
3
153 156
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA
4
115 134
Portland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
5
114 133
Denver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA
6
78 87
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
7
112 132
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA
8
100 119
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA
9
56 69
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA
10
63 80
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA
11
81 110
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA
12
37 48
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
13
40 54
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
14
67 95
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
15
65 93
Boston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA
16
51 72
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
17
52 75
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
18
51 74
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA
19
55 81
Bend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
20
34 50
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
21
16 23
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ryan Carter added Florida, USA
22
49 76
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA
23
42 66
Akron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
NathanFela added Ohio, USA
24
40 65
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA
25
29 48
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA