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26 Cities In The US Every Beer Fan Should Visit
Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon is home to over 70 breweries as well as many small-craft beers. This city has such a strong reputation with beer that it has earned the nickname Beervana.
With options like Occidental Brewing’s German-style ales, Great Notion’s IPAs and sours, and even the church-turned-brewery Steeplejack Brewing, Portland’s nickname is well-earned.
Asheville, North Carolina
With over 50 breweries and an annual Beer Week, this town caters to all sorts of tastes, from the macabre Burial Beer Co. to the casual Wicked Weed Brewing’s Funkatorium.
History buffs can visit Highland Brewing, Asheville’s first post-Prohibition brewery, or you can relax on Green Man brewery's rooftop for stunning views of Blue Ridge Mountain.
Denver, Colorado
Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Denver is beloved for its beer culture, with more than 150 brewpubs, taprooms, breweries, and micro-breweries.
Favorites include Station 26 Brewing, known for their sparkling brut IPA; the laid-back Great Divide; and Denver Chophouse and Brewery, which serves both brews and bites.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Rapids boasts a Beer City Ale Trail, with more than 40 breweries within a 30-minute drive. To start, head to Grand Rapids Brewing Company in the heart of downtown.
From there, create your own adventure by visiting spots like Brewery Vivant with European-inspired beers, or hunt down many of the unique craft beers the city has to offer.
Charleston, South Carolina
Famed for its historic quarter, homestyle cuisine, and charming architecture, Charleston is also becoming a beer hotspot with dozens of microbreweries and craft beer locations.
Head to Freehouse Brewery on the banks of the Ashley River, Beer and Brewer for beer and pizza, or Revelry Brewing for a rooftop tasting of their citrusy Up Sh*m Creek beer.