The 5 Most Beer-Friendly Cities in America
What to drink at the best U.S. breweries and where to stay for Oktoberfest.
Grand Rapids, Michigan Now that the Furniture City has taken first place in the annual Beer City USA poll for two consecutive years, even the local visitors bureau has spearheaded a new campaign dedicated solely to beer tourism, with a comprehensive brewery-hopping guide and annual beer events.
Where to Drink Hopcat Ranked as the country's top brewpub by multiple sites, Hopcat showcases 200-plus bottled beers sourced from all over the world, in addition to 38 taps (with a heavy bent toward Michigan-made brews). House beers, which in the past have included unorthodox flavors (like cucumber and rice, and sage), are swapped out every season and produced in small batches.