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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237 117
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

2
317 188
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

3
134 142
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Wisconsin, USA

4
104 119
Portland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

5
100 114
Denver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Colorado, USA

6
98 112
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
North Carolina, USA

7
94 110
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Illinois, USA

8
72 98
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
California, USA

9
58 81
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA

10
52 73
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Washington, USA

11
32 43
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

12
60 87
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Massachusetts, USA

13
47 68
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ohio, USA

14
13 16
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Ryan Carter added Florida, USA

15
60 91
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

16
48 73
Bend is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Oregon, USA

17
46 70
Burlington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Vermont, USA

18
46 70
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
shmidty added Ohio, USA

19
30 46
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Michigan, USA

20
40 63
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Missouri, USA

21
43 68
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Pennsylvania, USA

22
39 62
Akron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
NathanFela added Ohio, USA

23
26 42
Missoula is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Montana, USA

24
37 60
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
New York, USA

25
25 41
Duluth is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Beer
Minnesota, USA