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Where to Drink in Brisbane, Australia Destinations by

The sudden popularity of craft brewing in Brisbane reflects the national trend. In 2018, the Australian beer industry had 420 independent brewers, up from 30 in 2006.

Where to Drink in Honolulu, Hawaii Destinations by

From sprawling beachfront brewpubs to a Tiki-themed speakeasy, the Hawaiian capital of Honolulu is at the center of the state’s beer boom.

Daring to Make the Leap: Switzerland Jumps into the Global Beer Revolution Beer Without Borders by

Once dominated by a few macro lagers, Switzerland’s recent craft brewing boom has left it with more breweries per capita than any other European nation.

Where to Drink in Glasgow, Scotland Destinations by

Glasgow is currently coming into its own, with a growing reputation as one of the friendliest cities in Great Britain—as well as one of the most entertaining places to drink and eat.

Where to Drink in San Diego, California Destinations by

Home to more craft breweries than any other county in the state, San Diego’s beer scene is widely spread across the county, with hotspots in Miramar (aka “Beeramar”), Downtown, and North County.

Where to Drink in Huntsville, Alabama Destinations by

Despite being in the second to last state to legalize homebrewing, Huntsville’s long history with beer eventually prevailed, and today local taps pour a variety of locally born brews.

Where to Drink in Portland, Maine Destinations by

Maine’s reputation as Vacationland, and millions of yearly tourists, have allowed a food and beverage scene to flourish here in a way normally reserved for huge metropolises.

Where to Drink in Belfast, Northern Ireland Destinations by

When it comes to beer, Northern Ireland’s capital city embraces both tradition and innovation, with centuries-old pubs alongside boundary-pushing young microbreweries.

Where to Drink in Nashville, Tennessee Destinations by

Here’s a beer lover’s guide to enjoying the best that Nashville has to offer.

Where to Drink in Manchester, England Destinations by

Manchester’s famed youthful energy and Northern attitude have advanced a wave of beer culture, spawning a new generation of breweries and reinvigorating the bar and restaurant scene.

Where to Drink in Calgary, Alberta Destinations by

After sweeping changes came to Alberta’s brewing regulations in 2013, smaller breweries were soon on the rise, and today there are over 45 throughout the province, with Calgary at the center of the action.

Where to Drink in Brussels, Belgium Destinations by

The Belgian capital’s beer scene has grown dynamically in recent years, with young gun brewers turning out world-class brews in contemporary styles. The city’s pub offerings have been updated as well, with historic (and touristy) beer halls supplemented by more modern examples.

Where to Drink in Tampa, Florida Destinations by

Tampa’s current growth is anchored to its reputation as a creative and ever-evolving beer hub where brewers are supported by open-minded chefs and beer enthusiasts.

Not (Just) for Tourists: Patagonia’s Beer Boom Beer Without Borders by

In Bariloche, pure water sources and proximity to Argentina’s hop fields have combined with changing local tastes to spur an exponential boom in the region’s beer consumption.

Where to Drink in Houston, Texas Destinations by

Houston’s thirsty guests will find a thriving beer scene with multiple breweries, each with a distinct personality and guest experience. Five new breweries opened up over a three-month period in summer 2016 alone.

Where to Drink in Washington DC Destinations by

Although the nation’s capital was slow to embrace locally brewed beer when the first wave of microbreweries swept over other parts of the country in the 1980s and ’90s, a recent shift has created a flourishing beer culture.

Big in Japan: Stouts in the Land of the Rising Sun Beer Without Borders by

In contrast to the country’s ubiquitous lagers, a growing number of Japanese brewers are making big, bold Stouts, often with local ingredients.

Where to Drink in Greenville, South Carolina Destinations by

South Carolina’s beer scene has been slow to develop compared to its northern sister, but the tide has started to turn, thanks to a series of legislative changes making the state friendlier to the beer business.

Where to Drink in Seoul, South Korea Destinations by

In Seoul, it seems like you can’t walk a block without the words “craft beer,” in English and Korean, glaring out at you from a window or doorframe. Flavorful, hoppier beers—especially IPAs—are becoming the trendy thing to drink in the capital of this nation of very heavy drinkers.

Where to Drink in Detroit, Michigan Destinations by

The sprawling metro Detroit area and its westerly cousin, Grand Rapids, lie at the center of Michigan’s evolving beer frontier. In 2012, there were less than 100 breweries and brewpubs statewide; in 2017, there will be well over 300 and counting.

Where to Drink in Boulder, Colorado Destinations by

Roughly 15 breweries have opened in the past eight years within Boulder’s city limits. So, rent a bike, grab your GPS, and immerse yourself in some of the best beer that Colorado has to offer.

Pedals and Pints: A Six-Pack of Bike-Themed Beers Feature by

Don’t live near a bike trail? Drink vicariously through these beers inspired by cycling.

Pedals and Pints: Bike Trail Breweries Appeal to Cyclists Feature by

America’s brewing renaissance has developed alongside a renewed interest in cycling, with new breweries popping up along the nation’s bike trails to cater to two-wheeled clientele.

Cruising Through Cascadia: Essential Pacific Northwest Beer Experiences Feature by

The Pacific Northwest offers a multitude of options for thirsty beercationers, from Oregon’s mountain biking brew tours to brewery cruises through Washington’s San Juan Islands.