08/08/2012 09:45 am ET Updated Oct 08, 2012

America's Best Beer Bars

By Justine Sterling, Food & Wine

In the dark days before the craft beer boom of the 1980s, much of the beer sold in America was as uninspired as the generic bars that served it. But now historic beers, micro bottlings and hyperlocal selections fill bars worth traveling to. Here, Food & Wine names America's best beer bars.

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