National Beer Day calls for a celebration. With the popularity of craft breweries growing throughout the US, it’s hard to decide which one to choose. So we’ve taken the time to highlight a few for you. From a wide range of beers to sensational atmospheres, these breweries know what’s good.
Four Peaks Brewing Company, Tempe, AZ
What was once an ice house has now become one of Arizona’s best breweries. Established in 1996, Four Peaks has a loyal following of beer lovers that continue to come back for their award-winning beer and community vibes. With a variety ranging from Scottish-Style Ale to a Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout, you’re sure to find a drink you love.
Creature Comforts Brewing Co., Athens, GA
Hot Georgia summers call for a cool and refreshing drink. Head to Creature Comforts, a forward-thinking brewery best known for their bright and balanced IPA, Tropicália and year round rich oak-aged beer, Reclaimed Rye.
Tree House Brewing Co., Charlton, MA
Hop on over to the Tree House for their renowned hoppy beer and cutting-edge facilities. Here you’ll find a wide open scenic campus that is both kid and dog friendly, and is frequented by live music and food trucks. They don’t distribute their beer, which means you’ve got to make the trek to the Tree House and see it for yourself.
Surly Brewing Co., Minneapolis, MN
This beer is not for the faint of heart. The name speaks for itself, as the brewery turns out surly and aggressive beers that are brewed for the boldest of individuals. Bundle up and drink one of their famous stouts while sitting by one of the many fire pits.
Tröegs Independent Brewing, Hershey, PA
If you fancy seasonal beers—or interesting and flavorful beers for that matter—this is the brewery for you. They pride themselves in perfecting their brews, while also supporting local business. This means picking their own hops every season in the neighboring farms and brewing up their celebrated and loved seasonal Nugget Nectar. Lovers of beer need to stop by Tröegs.
Crux Fermentation Project, Bend, OR
Grab a friend and a beer and get ready to watch the sunset in sheer bliss. Crux Fermentation Project offers up an incredible location and an even better atmosphere. Oh, and they have food, games, and a menu full of beers that were brewed in non-traditional ways. Sounds pretty perfect, right?
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