Birmingham named one of the best beer towns to visit in America

three pints of beer
True Story Brewing. (Beth Cunningham / Bham Now)

The Magic City was recently named one of the best beer towns to visit in the country. Keep reading for why Birmingham made the list, including the amazing breweries, popular bars and more.

Growing popularity of beer tourism

Cinderella Story Avondale 53 Birmingham named one of the best beer towns to visit in America
Cheers to Avondale Brewing. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Interest in “beercations”—traveling with a goal of trying the best local breweries—has become so popular that analysts at HomeToGo—a vacation rental platform—determined America’s best “beer towns” based on the number of breweries and top-rated bars. They also looked at the average prices of beer and the cost of nightly accommodations for travelers.

As a city full of tasty brews and exciting breweries, it comes as no surprise that Birmingham made this list.

Birmingham has the best brews

Cahaba Brewing via FB edited Birmingham named one of the best beer towns to visit in America
Cahaba Brewing is a local favorite (Cahaba Brewing Company / Facebook)

We definitely agree that Birmingham is one of… if not the… best beer towns to visit in the country. Here are a few reasons why:

We may have a few faves on the list of breweries in town…find out our top picks. My #1 pick is the iconic BamaMosa from Back Forty. You can’t go wrong with this one!

Keep up with all things Birmingham by following Bham Now on TikTokYouTube, Instagram, Facebook + LinkedIn.

Callie Puryear
Callie Puryear
Articles: 209