MN Gets Snubbed in “10 Best Cities for Beer” List…Sort Of
ApartmentGuide.com just released a list of the 10 Best Cities for Beer in the country, and no Minnesota cities made the list.
To determine their Top 10, the team at Apartment Guide looked at cities with a population of 50,000+ and at least five craft breweries. They then ranked the number of breweries per 100,000 people.
Asheville, North Carolina was named the best city for craft beer lovers with a population of 92,452; 26 breweries total; and 28 breweries per 100,000 people (obviously, there aren't 28 breweries in Asheville, but neither are there 100k people, so that's how the math adds up).
The Top 10 Best Cities for Beer according to ApartmentGuide.com are:
Obviously, no Minnesota cities made that list, though Duluth was recognized in the extended list of Top 50 Cities at #31 (population 85,884; 9 breweries total; and 10 breweries per 100k people); Minneapolis also made the list at #36 (population 425,403; 38 breweries total; 9 breweries per 100k people).
Minneapolis also made a list of Top 10 Cities by Total Breweries, ranking #7 overall with 38 breweries. The top 10 cities with the most breweries in the country are:
Check out the full list of rankings at ApartmentGuide.com.