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

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43 30
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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16 3
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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28 16
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Buffalo New York, USA

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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Chicago Illinois, USA

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Duluth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Duluth Minnesota, USA

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

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

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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11 3
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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

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

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Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Atlantic City New Jersey, USA

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

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

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

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Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Anchorage Alaska, USA

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Bend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Bend Oregon, USA

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Asheville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Asheville North Carolina, USA

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

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

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Seattle Washington, USA

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Kansas City Missouri, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
San Francisco California, USA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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6 28
Reno is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Reno Nevada, USA

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

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

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4 25
Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oceanside California, USA

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