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America's Best Beer Bars

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The Mitten Bar, Ludington, MI

Owner Megan Payment named The Mitten after the shape of her home state and curates a Michigan-only menu, with beers like Founder’s blood-red Blushing Monk, fermented with raspberries. Not only does the small-town bar court regulars with local bands and beers, but it also draws customers across state lines with hard-to-find kegs like Bell’s Brewery’s Hopslam Ale, made with pungent, aromatic hops and a dollop of honey.

Photo © Dustin Kunkel.
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