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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43 28
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

2
51 37
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

3
33 25
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

4
46 40
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

5
30 23
Boston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA

6
15 6
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

7
28 21
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA

8
33 27
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

9
18 10
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

10
30 24
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

11
14 6
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

12
37 33
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA

13
25 19
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA

14
11 6
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

15
10 5
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

16
46 51
Portland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

17
16 17
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

18
9 9
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA

19
11 12
Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New Jersey, USA

20
28 36
Bend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

21
25 32
New York is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Texas, USA

22
16 20
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Alaska, USA

23
29 43
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

24
28 43
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA

25
37 57
Denver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

26
6 12
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

27
10 18
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

28
18 31
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

29
10 20
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Louisiana, USA

30
31 53
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

31
8 21
Billings is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

32
6 18
Rapid City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
South Dakota, USA

33
14 33
Eugene is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

34
10 27
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

35
10 28
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New Mexico, USA

36
11 40
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Nevada, USA

37
7 30
Reno is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Nevada, USA

38
3 20
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

39
7 35
Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

40
8 40
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Utah, USA

41
4 27
Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

42
1 24
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA