Ron Parker

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Where does Chicago place among the best cities for beer?

The United States has over 7,000 breweries and choosing the best cities for beer is difficult, because everyone’s so passionate!  People on were asked to name the best U.S. cities for beer drinkers.  Cleveland is #1, followed by Asheville, North Carolina, Portland, Oregon, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Chicago.

Here are the top ten, and some of the snubs:

1.  Cleveland.

2.  Asheville, North Carolina.

3.  Portland, Oregon.

4.  Grand Rapids, Michigan.

5.  Chicago.

6.  Denver.

7.  Milwaukee.

8.  Cincinnati.

9.  San Diego.

10.  Columbus, Ohio.

A few big beer cities that didn’t make the top ten are Boston at #14, Pittsburgh at #15, Philadelphia at #17, St. Louis in 20th and New York in 31st place.

Check it out for yourself at “The Best U.S. Cities for Beer.”