With 11 breweries, Asheville, North Carolina , has the highest breweries per-capita in the country. The ones with the most street cred? Wedge, Green Man and Wicked Weed.
In Bend, Oregon , there is one brewery for every 9,111 people. And that number is constantly growing, CNN reports. Bend is often descirbed as "beervana" and "Beer City, USA" thanks to favorites like Deschutes Inversion IPA and Silver Moon Hound.
With 52 breweries, Portland boasts more than any city in the world. It's also the country's largest craft brewing market, with 69 breweries in the greater metro area, according to CNN.
TravelandLeisure.com says San Diego has been steadily rising in the beer ranks as its craft beer scene has rapidly expanded. San Diego County has 30-plus breweries and its own IPA category.
Home of the Great American Beer Festival - the largest beer festival in the U.S. - Denver is famous for several breweries including LoDo’s Great Divide Brewing and Denver Beer Co. Colorado is also the fourth out of 50 states in breweries per capita.
Kansas City 's Boulevard Brewing Co. is now the nation’s 10th largest craft brewer, TravelandLeisure.com reports. In Kansas City’s Westport neighborhood, you’ll find McCoy’s, which has become popular thanks to its ginger shandy and raspberry wheat.
According to travelandleisure.com, San Francisco is exploding with micro- and nanobreweries that have been experimenting with food-inspired brews and other concoctions like caffeinated beer.
Boston has dozens of microbreweries, including the best-selling craft brewer in America: Boston Beer Co., which produces Samuel Adams. The city also consumes the most beer per capita in the United States, according to CNN.
Since 1860, McGillin's Olde Ale House has been a showcase as the go-to tavern in Philadelphia . The city also hosts Philly Beer Week and the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Beer Festival, which has grown tremendously since it started in 2011.