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    29 Breweries In The U.S. You Must Visit Before You Die

    Road trip, anyone?

    1. Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE

    2. Allagash Brewing Company, Portland, ME

    3. Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown, NY

    Send a raven! Today's the day! Our @Game of Thrones-inspired #ThreeEyedRavenSaison is on sale.

    Turns out upstate NY is the ideal cross-section for great hops and water wells: In other words, the perfect conditions for brewing. Ommegang offers Belgian snacks for pairing at the brewery and did we mention they have a GAME OF THRONES BEER?

    4. Stillwater Artisanal Ales, Baltimore, MD

    5. Magic Hat Brewing Company, Burlington, VT

    6. Samuel Adams Boston Beer Company, Boston, MA

    Yep. It's time to crack open a beer. #RebelIPA

    Watch the brewers in action at the original Boston Beer Company, or even learn to master the perfect pour into Sam's signature lager glass.

    7. Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte, NC

    8. SweetWater Brewing Company, Atlanta, GA

    9. Abita Brewing Company, Abita Springs, LA

    10. Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Lexington, VA

    Entry received, cheers! “@omar_freire: #8pthunt @ CapitalAleHouse, Fredericksburg ”

    Tour the quaint brewery that produces the Vienna Lager, a 2012 World Beer Cup Gold Medal winner, 2012 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal winner and 2009 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal winner.

    11. Cigar City Brewing Company, Tampa, FL

    12. Jester King Brewery, Austin, TX

    Introducing 2015 Hibernal Dichotomous -- our winter saison brewed w/ beets, oranges & thyme.

    Visit this authentic farmhouse brewery and tasting room in the heart of Texas Hill Country. With truly seasonal options and a beer historian on staff, Jester King is bringing authentic European brewing stateside.

    13. Prairie Artisan Ales, Tulsa, OK

    14. La Cumbre Brewing, Albuquerque, NM

    15. Surly Brewing Company, Minneapolis, MN

    16. Great Lakes Brewing Company, Cleveland, OH

    17. Bell’s Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI

    Oberon options are growing - 12 oz. cans of Oberon in 12-packs are coming this summer

    Bell's Brewery is all about big flavor in small batches. They currently has more than 20 brews for distribution, and the brewery has a general store with beer-to-go, as well as home brewing supplies to get you started on the noble craft path.

    18. New Glarus Brewing, New Glarus, WI

    This mom-and-pop brewery is also the first to be founded by a woman in the US, Deborah Carey, who raised the money to start the brewery as a gift to her husband and brewmaster, Dan. Awwww!

    19. Three Floyds Brewing Company, Munster, IN

    20. Perennial Artisan Ales, St. Louis, MO

    21. Founders Brewing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

    22. Anchor Brewing, San Francisco, CA

    A great Monday for a brew & a bite at #TheYardSF. Cheers to @GSPerrigo for sharing the view. #RaiseYourAnchor

    As the first craft brewery in America and more than a century old, this brewery is the literal anchor of the West Coast beer scene. Visit their traditional copper brewhouse and sample the trademark Anchor Steam Beer, a beer that uses San Fran's foggy weather to the brewer's advantage.

    23. New Belgium Brewing Company, Fort Collins, CO

    24. Elysian Brewing Company, Seattle, WA

    25. Rogue Ales & Spirits, Newport, OR

    26. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico, CA

    27. Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

    It's been too long old friend #Equinox

    This creative brewery is a big fan of experimentation and extending 'limited' editions. Their beers are meant to connect with other souls, so go on and find your soulmate at their free brewery tours and tastings.

    28. Odell Brewing Company, Fort Collins, CO

    29. Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK

    Only available for a little while longer #alaskanbeer #bigmountain

    Sustainably brewed and bottled in Alaska, you can visit the warehouse brewery or stop by the brewing depot to for some beer and gear to go. You can even go for the full experience by entering to win their Choose Your Own Adventure giveaway.