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Mitch Steele Dishes on Upscale Food and Beer Destination Concept

Former Stone Brewing Co. Brewmaster Mitch Steele shares a few details about his new craft-beer venture—and hits on a few industry trends in the process.

Beercation: Cincinnati, Ohio

Progressive alcohol legislation reform in combination with the national surge in craft-beer popularity has allowed Cincinnati’s impressive brewing DNA to be thrust into the spotlight.

Beercation: Los Angeles

LA brewers are stepping into the spotlight as the dynamic craft-beer scene joins the list of attractions that draw visitors from across the globe to the sun-soaked megacity.

Beercation: Denver, Colorado

With 300 days of sunshine per year, one of the largest concentrations of craft breweries in the United States, and the granddaddy of craft-beer festivals, Denver, Colorado, has a long history as a beer travel destination.

Beercation: Tampa, Florida

Florida was long a craft-beer backwater, but over the past few years, that reputation has completely shifted, on the strength of an intensely creative brewing scene on Florida’s west coast.

Beercation: Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville has everything you’d want in a perfect craft-beer town—clean water, endless outdoor activities, and a cool counter-cultural vibe.

Beercation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Beer Done with Intensity (and a Wry Sense of Fun)

Beercation: Portland, Oregon

Portland’s beer culture offers something for everyone—from some of the best barrel-aged sour beers in the country to an expansive chain of locally owned craft brewpubs and bars, and craft-beer pioneers in their fourth decade of brewing.

Beercation: San Diego

San Diego’s all-encompassing craft-beer culture continues to support and incubate a growing number of younger breweries.

Beercation: Chicago

The beer culture in Chicago is reflective of the city itself: compelling, unabashed, and progressive.