5 Brewpubs for True Beer Aficionados
Long gone are the days when the brewpub was a fine-dining farce.
Long gone are the days when the brewpub was a fine-dining farce. Fried finger foods and inferior brews have been replaced by chef-driven menus, and the beer brewed in-house is a far cry from the watered-down, inferior selections that once flowed out of drafts across the nation. The quality of house-made brew rivals the nation’s top operations. In some cases, it even eclipses their larger-scale counterparts, thanks in part to increased variety, care, and creativity. There’s zero doubt, however, that consumers are clamoring for this brand-driven product. The hyper-local demand is constantly growing, and it simply doesn’t get any more honest than beer made by the same restaurant serving the food. Here are five brewpubs across the country with rabid fanbases: