We call shotgun: A guide to the ultimate brewery road trip.
By this time tomorrow, a few lucky bastards brewers on our team will be trying hard not to fanboy all over the country’s greatest brewers at the RateBeer Best Beer Festival in California. Must be nice…But, if you can’t get your favorite breweries to come to you, there’s only one solution: Pack your bag and pilgrimage to 70 of the top-ranked breweries in the world, obviously. This map from Flowing Data helps you plot the best course, hitting all the highest-rated breweries in the contiguous United States. A mere 12,299 miles, easy.
Not up for an 8-day grand tour? Map your own course using Brewery Map to hit the winners closer to home. And to find out how Nathan Yau calculated the best route for peak brewery exposure, read the full article here:
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ULTIMATE BEER MISSION: 72 OF AMERICA’S BEST BREWERIES IN ONE ROAD TRIP
THIS IS THE MOTHER OF ALL ROAD TRIPS FOR BEER LOVERS. Flowing Data have put together this pretty epic itinerary using RateBeer‘s Top Brewers in the World. If you can’t do the whole trip at once then worry not, you can do chunks of it at a time. The top breweries are located in 28 different states but you’ll end up driving through 40 of them to complete the list, covering a whopping 12,299 miles!