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5 Best Places to Drink Beer in USA

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1. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 10y

According to Christopher O'Hara, author of Great American Beer: 50 Brands that Shaped the 20th Century, here's the 5 Best Places in America to Drink American Beer.

Add these 5 to the the 25 bars listed in the February 2005 Sports Illustrated article, "Finding the Perfect Sports Bar" and you have quite the road trip.

Sports Illustrated list:

01. The Fours, Boston
02. Ricky's, San Leandro, Calif.
03. Nemo's, Detroit
04. Major Goolsby's, Milwaukee
05. McDuffy's, Tempe, Ariz.
06. Jack & Dan's, Spokane
07. The Cubby Bear, Chicago
08. Griff's, Houston
09. Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, Nev.
10. Chappell's Restaurant and Museum, Kansas City, Mo.
11. Majerle's, Phoenix
12. Rusty's Last Chance Saloon, Manhattan, Kan.
13. State Street Brats, Madison, Wis.
14. Houndstooth, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
15. Joe Senser's, Bloomington, Minn.
16. Three Dollar Cafe, Atlanta
17. Bulldog Lounge, Berwick, Pa.
18. Scholz Garten, Austin
19. Sports Column, Denver
20. Crystal City Pub, Va.
21. Corner Club, Moscow, Idaho
22. Orlando Ale House, Orlando
23. Playmakers, Fargo, N.D.
24. Bear's Lair Pub, Berkeley, Calif.
25. The National, Anaheim, Calif.

Beerman, do you have a little bar at your brewery? If not you should add one. We can throw it on the list!

2. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 10y

Actually, we do have a little bar here at the brewery. You can take a virtual tour on our website.

My top Five:

1) My house;)
2) My Brewery
3) The Berghoff Restaurant, Chicago
4) Baumgartners Tavern and Cheese Shop, Monroe Wisconsin
5) My desk at work

I've been to both the Cubby Bear in Chicago and State Street Brats in Madison....yup, they're both fun (and we make Cubby Bears root beer...)

3. Posted by TylerJames (Respected Member 333 posts) 10y

magic hat brewery, burlington vermont

4. Posted by Ham Radio (Respected Member 284 posts) 10y

Karl Strauss Brewery and Grill, downtown San Diego, California.
On Columbia Street near Amtrak rail station.