10/25/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The 50 Best College Bars in America: List

It's about that time of year when the best and the brightest traipse off to college campuses around this fine country of ours to have their horizons expanded. But even if you're not the best or the brightest or your horizons are already well expanded, you can still enjoy the best of the college experience--having a drink in a college bar.

We've compiled a thorough list representing every region in the country and every type of establishment that serves suds and cocktails: fratty sports bars, nerdy popcorn-and-boardgame havens, and the finest places to have all the puke-out-your-nose fun you can handle. And, yes, we crowned the Best College Bar in the land...but let's pace ourselves here, folks.