Hop City named one of the best beer bars in America by USA Today—again!

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Hop City’s Stacey Chapel and Ralph Marion (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Hop City Beer & Wine has been named the 10th best beer bar in the country, according to the USA Today Best 10.

USA Today loves Hop City

It is the second straight year the popular beer joint has cracked the top 10 in the USA Today national list.

In 2022, they ranked #2.

“Hop City of Birmingham is honored and excited to be a part of USA Today’s top beer bars for the second year in a row. This would not be possible without our amazing beer community and our dedicated staff. We look forward to another year of incredible beers and community!”

~Statement from Hop City provided to Bham Now

1200+ varieties of beers

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Ice cold beer brought to you. (Madison Croxson / Bham Now)

Located in the Lakeview Entertainment District at Pepper Place, Hop City offers Birmingham beer lovers more than 1,200 varieties of craft and imported beer and 70+ rotating draft beers and wine taps.

This is Hop City’s third national honor in the past year. Back in December 2022, Wine Enthusiast—an American wine magazine that offers valuable information about wine, beer and spirits—published The Best Beer Shops in the U.S., According to Pros, recognizing not only Hop City’s beer portfolio but also their wine offerings.

10+ years in Birmingham

Hop City has been a Magic City mainstay since 2012. Beside their vast selection of beers and wines, they offer a spacious patio and bar area that is dog friendly. 

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Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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