By this time tomorrow, a few lucky 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: "Ultimate beer mission: 72 of America’s best breweries in one road trip".
- The Brewmasters