St. Louis wins title of Best Beer Scene 2018

These 10 American cities were nominated by a panel of beer experts and voted by 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. 

  1. St. Louis
  2. Grand Rapids, Mich.
  3. Richmond, Va.
  4. Cleveland
  5. Fort Collins, Colo.
  6. Tampa
  7. Chicago
  8. Minneapolis
  9. Denver
  10. Asheville, N.C.

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), Gary Monterosso (What’s On Tap), Jack Muldowney (The Hop Review) and Ale Sharpton were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of the North American beer scene.