Portland named best beer city in U.S.

Portland named best beer city in U.S.

Oyster.com placed the Rose City in the No. 1 spot in its ranking of "The 7 Best Cities for Beer."

As if the pick needed explaining, here's what the website wrote about the Rose City's brewing scene:

Boasting the highest concentration of breweries of any city in the world -- over fifty in the metropolitan area, if you're curious -- Portland tops our list. Large-scale operations have rubbed shoulders with small craft breweries in the Rose City since the 1980s, and micro-breweries and nano-breweries (breweries that generally produce four barrels or fewer) are popular destinations for locals and tourists alike. Deschutes Brewery, Hopworks Urban Brewery, and Upright Brewings (sic) are perennial favorites, but there are endless offerings in this quirky beer-loving-hipster-friendly city.

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