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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252 132
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
2
333 213
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
3
152 154
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA
4
77 86
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
5
112 132
Portland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
6
111 132
Denver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA
7
109 130
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
62 79
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA
10
54 68
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA
11
37 47
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA
12
78 109
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA
13
51 72
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
14
39 54
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
15
66 95
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA
16
55 79
Bend is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA
17
64 93
Boston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA
18
51 74
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA
19
34 50
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA
20
49 75
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA
21
49 76
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA
22
42 66
Akron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
NathanFela added Ohio, USA
23
13 22
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ryan Carter added Florida, USA
24
39 65
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA
25
28 47
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA