While everyone is obsessed with eating local, F&W's Megan Krigbaum is fixated on drinking local, tasting hundreds of American beers and spirits to find a stellar one in each state— from Hawaiian vodka, distilled from sweet pineapple, to New Mexico's finest porter.

By Food & Wine
Updated March 31, 2015

Additional research by Emily Davis

Photo © Theo Morrison.

All 50 American Beers & Spirits

Categories of Top American Beers

American IPAs

American Ales

Farmhouse Ales

Stouts & Porters

Photo courtesy Chris Rank

Locavore Beers

Unusual Ingredients

Brewery Tours