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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42 25
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

2
50 34
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

3
30 21
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

4
32 24
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

5
44 38
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

6
27 19
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA

7
32 25
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

8
17 8
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

9
29 22
Boston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA

10
14 5
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

11
25 18
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA

12
37 32
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA

13
14 6
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

14
10 4
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

15
11 6
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

16
44 50
Portland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

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

18
9 8
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA

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

20
25 31
New York is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Texas, USA

21
16 19
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Alaska, USA

22
27 35
Bend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

23
28 42
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA

24
6 11
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

25
27 42
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

26
10 17
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

27
36 56
Denver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

28
18 30
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

29
10 19
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Louisiana, USA

30
30 52
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

31
8 20
Billings is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

32
6 17
Rapid City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
South Dakota, USA

33
13 32
Eugene is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

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

35
9 26
Spokane is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

36
11 39
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Nevada, USA

37
7 29
Reno is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Nevada, USA

38
3 19
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

39
7 34
Santa Rosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

40
8 39
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Utah, USA

41
4 26
Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

42
1 23
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA