Tuesday, February 28, 2012

America’s 100 best beer bars for 2012

DRAFT Magazine published their annual update of the Top 100 Best Beer Bars in America. This is found in the Beer Travel section and is organized by geographical region. You can see the full list HERE.

An extract of nearby attractions is provided below.

Local (DE + the "DMV" (DC, MD, VA)):

Further afield (NC, TN, KY, WV, PA)

  •  BREWMASTERS BAR & GRILL, Raleigh, NC, 301 W. Martin St., brewmastersbarandgrill.com
  • BUSY BEE CAFÉ, Raleigh, NC, 225 S. Wilmington St., busybeeraleigh.com
  • GROWLERS POURHOUSE, Charlotte, NC, 3120 N. Davidson St., growlerspourhouse.com
  • HARRIKA’S BREW HAUS, Swansboro, NC, 911 Cedar Point Blvd., teaandbeer.com
  • RALEIGH TIMES BAR, Raleigh, NC, 14 E. Hargett St., raleightimesbar.com
  • THIRSTY MONK, Asheville, NC, 92 Patton Ave., monkpub.com
  • (Chain) Tyler’s Taproom, NC. (tylerstaproom.com) 

  •  HOLY GRALE, Louisville, KY, 1034 Bardstown Rd.,holygralelouisville.com
  • SERGIO’S WORLD BEERS, Louisville, KY, 1605 Story Ave.,sergiosworldbeers.com 

  • EULOGY BELGIAN TAVERN, Philadelphia, PA, 136 Chestnut St., eulogybar.com
  • FARMHOUSE, Emmaus, PA, 1449 Chestnut St., thefarmhouse.com
  • GREY LODGE PUBLIC HOUSE, Philadelphia, PA, 6235 Frankford Ave., greylodge.com
  • MEMPHIS TAPROOM, Philadelphia, PA, 2331 E. Cumberland St., memphistaproom.com
  • MONK’S CAFÉ, Philadelphia, PA, 264 S. 16th St., monkscafe.com
  • STANDARD TAP, Philadelphia, PA,  901 N. Second St., standardtap.com
  • (Chain) Sharp Edge, PA (sharpedgebeer.com)
  • (Chain) Tria, PA (triacafe.com) 

How many have YOU been to? Which are YOUR favorites?

Of course, it's worth pointing out that these great beer bars are serving great beer! For a list of brewers in the National Capital Region, see this post.


Republished via DB @ DC Beer.

Shout out to TJA, DLG, JHL, MGBW, LK