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This year we’ve switched up the Great American Beer Bars competition a bit! We’re currently accepting votes to name the best beer bar in every state! Vote now!

With more than 3,000 operating breweries in the U.S., your options for places to enjoy craft beer continue to grow. As more and more beer-focused establishments stake claim on your palate, which set themselves apart from the rest?

For the past two years, Mekong Restaurant in Richmond, Va., has taken top billing as your Great American Beer Bar. A few of the Brewers Association staff were lucky enough to visit An Bui’s beer mecca and were blown away his hospitality and the amazing Richmond beer community!

The time has come again, we’d like to ask you to nominate your favorite craft beer establishment (bar, tavern, restaurant, brewpub, etc.). Submit your bar and tell us why it’s so special by filling out the short survey below. Nominations will close at noon MDT on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

UPDATE: Voting for Great American Beer Bar Finalists has commenced. Vote now. is fully dedicated to small and independent U.S. breweries. We are published by the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent craft brewers. Stories and opinions shared on do not imply endorsement by or positions taken by the Brewers Association or its members.