These 10 American cities were nominated by a panel of beer experts and voted on by USA TODAY 10Best readers as having the best beer scenes in the nation – stellar selections of established and up-and-coming breweries, beer bars, brewpubs, beer festivals and even thriving homebrew communities where novice brewers can get their foot in the door.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Beer Scene are as follows:
- Grand Rapids, Mich.
- Asheville, N.C.
- Fort Collins, Colo.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Mike Arra (Bon Beer Voyage), Jack Muldowney (The Hop Review) and Ale Sharpton (AleSharpton.com) were chosen based on their knowledge and experience in the American beer industry.
Congratulations to all these winning beer-centric cities!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo