All Hail Grand Rapids!  For we are the best at beer!  Grand Rapids tops yet another list of cities in the beer department.  USA Today ranks GR as the #1 beer scene in the country.  And why shouldn't it be?  We've been Beer City USA, we had one of our bars get named the 2nd best beer bar in the country, we have amazing breweries and we have more and more of them popping up all over the city!

Here are the top 10 cities:

  1. Grand Rapids, MI
  2. Fort Collins, CO
  3. Tampa, FL
  4. Cleveland, OH
  5. Asheville, NC
  6. Philadelphia, PA
  7. Chicago, IL
  8. Portland, ME
  9. Baltimore, MD
  10. Atlanta, GA

USA Today gave this brief explanation as to why they put Grand Rapids in the top spot:

Nicknamed "Beer City, U.S.A., it has year-round festivals and a 40-brewery walking trail.

So feel lucky, Grand Rapids, we have a unique thing going on here that many other beer connoisseurs around the country are jealous of!