Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.
One of America’s largest craft beer makers, Kansas City-based Boulevard Brewing, is being sold to Belgian brewer Duvel Moortgat.
Would surpass Schlafly as St. Louis’ largest craft beer maker.
Re-lighting ceremony set for Wednesday evening.
Home to an international brewing giant, a shining star of the American microbrew movement, and a variety of brewpubs, St. Louis is a city that any beer lover can enjoy.