Taste Vacations Belgium Beer Tour
February 27, 2015 – 11:01 am | No Comment

Tweet

Guest Post By Beth Peluse
Picture your dream vacation. Does it involve beer? We are guessing it does, since you are on the Road Trips for Beer website.
I would like to throw out a dream vacation …

Read the full story »
Beer 101

Want to learn more? Expert interviews and tips.

Featured Brewer

Learn more about our favorite brewmasters

Featured Trip

This road trip for beer is definitely worth the travel

Road Trips

Get help planning your next road trip for maximum beer.

Weekend Forecast

A list of beer festivals and other beer events for the upcoming weekend.

Home » Travel Tips

These cities said to be best for beer drinking

Submitted by on March 5, 2010 – 1:34 pm3 Comments

The travel site Gadling recently posted a list of “The 24 greatest cities for drinking beer.

I’ve been to several of these towns, and a visit to any of them certainly would be a fun road trip for beer.

And I certainly can’t disagree with No. 24.

I might have added Sarasota, Fla., the last city I lived in before moving to the Orlando area. It’s rapidly becoming a destination for craft beer lovers. I’ll write more about the burgeoning Southwest Florida brew scene in a later post.

What about you? Have you ever explored the beer culture of the listed cities? Any you would add?

3 Comments »

  • Willy says:

    I lived in Sarasota for 3 years and never realized there was any kind of “beer scene” there. What brewers are there?

  • Gerard says:

    No “brewers,” per se, other than the Sarasota Brewing Company in Gulf Gate. But several great beer bars: Cock ‘n Bull has long been there; new additions to the scene include Shamrock (old bar with a new craft beer emphasis); World of Beer on University; Stairway to Belgium on Main Street downtown; Mr. Beery’s in Gulf Gate; and one on Longboat Key whose name escapes me. Also newer retail outlets such as Total Wine & Beer and Whole Foods.

  • Willy says:

    Wow, sounds like Sarasota has grown up a lot since I was there. Granted, I was there from 92-94, so there’s lots of time for growth. 🙂

    My favorite bar at the time was a bluegrass bar — but it had no “craft beers” from what I recall. Cool bar, though!

Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.