The Best Beer In Every State

These 51 great breweries (along with many, many others) across America are offering curbside pickup, takeout, delivery and online ordering so you can still drink some fresh beer this year.


While there are many great local breweries in every state, to determine the best spot to get something to-go for your father, we used's state-by-state list of breweries that are offering beer to-go and found the brewery with the highest rating on Untappd. We also consulted's list of the 100 best breweries in the world and included American breweries from their ranking.

Alabama: Ferus Artisan Ales (Trussville)

Known for its Ursa Stout, IPA and Hoppy Blonde ale, Trussville, Alabama, brewery Ferus Artisan Ales is selling four-packs of cans and crowlers for curbside pickup, which you can pre-order online. And if you're looking for ways to keep connected with friends and family during this time, Ferus has been hosting virtual happy hours on Thursdays.

Alaska: 49th State Brewing Co. (Anchorage)

49th State Brewing Company in Anchorage, Alaska, reopened with 50% capacity on Friday, May 22, with two-hour-long reservations available on OpenTable. If you can't nab a seat, you can still get your beer fix by ordering 16-ounce cans, bottles and growlers online or by calling 907-277-7727 for takeout or delivery. The brewery's restaurant is also open, selling some of America's favorite takeout dishes like pizza and mac and cheese as well as Alaskan specialties like parmesan halibut and yak burgers.

Arizona: 1912 Brewing Company (Tucson)

Tucson's 1912 Brewing Company re-opened on May 11, but it still has to-go offerings for pickup, curbside and online ordering. You can get growlers and cans of fan-favorite beers like the Naughty Naranja gose and Weapons Check Irish red ale as well as mead and merchandise.

Arkansas: Ozark Beer Co. (Rogers)

Rogers, Arkansas, brewery Ozark Beer Co.'s taproom is currently closed for drinking-in, but you can still get your cans of American Pale Ale, IPA and Cream Stout to go. Small-batch growlers or grumblers of fresh beer are also available so you can have a taproom-inspired night at home. Order your beer online.

California: AleSmith Brewing Company (San Diego)

San Diego favorite AleSmith has an online store with some bundles that are seriously great deals for those who drink a lot of craft beer. You can get one 24-can case each of Juice Stand, Forgeberry and .394 Pale Ale for $100. AleSmith has normal cases, six-packs, crowlers and bottles too.

Colorado: Crooked Stave (Denver/Fort Collins)

Colorado's Crooked Stave has two locations, one in Denver and one in Fort Collins, and both have online stores. Both outposts have pickup, curbside pickup and delivery available for orders of $50 or more to select zip codes in the area. The beer available will vary depending on location, but each has six-packs of Sour Rose, Crooked Stave IPA and Von Pilsner in addition to unique bottles and cans. If this gift inspires dad, he can start brewing beer (or other hobbies) with a DIY kit.

Connecticut: Counterweight Brewing Co. (Hamden)

Counterweight Brewing Co. is a popular brewery in Hamden, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's closed to regular customers. Instead, you can order to-go beers through its online store for pickup on Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Beers are available in 32- and 64-ounce growler fills, and there are also four-packs of cans, glassware, clothing and other merch for sale to support the local business. Pair it with one of America's best pizzas from Frank Pepe's for a true celebration of all things Connecticut and dad.

Delaware: Wilmington Brew Works (Wilmington)

Wilmington Brew Works has been operating in Wilmington, Delaware, since 1955. You can support this 65-year-old spot by getting 32-ounce or 64-ounce growlers filled to-go. Order beers like Krauch's Creation helles lager or Emphasis on Citra lactose New England IPA in the online store for pickup at the taproom. Due to COVID-19, the brewery is allowing customers to bring their own growlers for filling.

Florida: Cigar City Brewing (Tampa)

Cigar City Brewing's Spruce Street taproom in Tampa, Florida, opened for limited service and socially distanced dining on Thursday, May 21. Its capacity is just at 25%, so if you don't want to eat and drink there, you can order from its to-go menu by calling 813-348-6363 or by ordering in person at the taproom. Packaged beer to go includes classics like the Jai Alai IPA and Maduro brown ale, which pair great with a perfectly-grilled steak. There are also growler fills available for flagship brews and seasonal ales.

Georgia: Variant Brewing Company (Roswell)

Though Georgia is one of the states allowing restaurants to reopen, the tasting room for Roswell's Variant Brewing Company is closed. If you're craving a delicious Cashmere NEIPA or the Good S'morning stout, Variant is offering curbside pickup of crowlers for $15 each.

Hawaii: Maui Brewing Co. (Kihei)

Maui Brewing Co. has four locations across Hawaii, but if you want to get this beer directly from the source, you have to go to its Kihei location on the island of Maui. On Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 2 to 6 p.m., you can get crowlers of Coconut Hiwa Porter, Big Swell IPA and other popular beers to go in addition to a daily changing menu, hard seltzer, craft soda, spirits, coffee and more. Be sure to order online for pickup.

Idaho: Barbarian Brewing (Garden City and Boise)

Barbarian Brewing has two locations in Idaho: one in Garden City and another in Boise, and you can get curbside pickup or delivery for a $5 fee from either spot. Sixteen-ounce crowlers of a number of Barbarian's beers, including Little Wolf IPA, Persephone Porter and the pomegranate sour Elixir of the Gods, are available. If you're looking for a little more fun as you sip, you can get mixed four-packs of dessert-themed beers, IPAs, sours and more.

Illinois: Maplewood Brewing Company (Chicago)

Maplewood Brewing Company in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood has four-packs and crowlers available to go. You can order beers online for pickup between noon and 7 p.m. every day and get a rotating list of new arrivals and staples like Son of Juice and Charlatan. And because deep-dish pizza is one of the most iconic foods in the Windy City, you can pair your pints with a cheese or sausage pie from Pizzeria Uno for a real party.

Indiana: Bare Hands Brewery (Granger)

The Bare Hands Brewery taproom in Granger, Indiana, reopened with 50% capacity on May 11, but if you don't want to sip on your beer there, there are plenty of options to get Westy IPA and Spirit Breaker to drink in your own home. You can get curbside service for beer by calling 574-277-2258 when you arrive at the brewery, and there is also carryout available as well as home delivery through July 4. Just make sure you know how much to tip your delivery person during the coronavirus pandemic.

Iowa: Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. (Decorah)

Toppling Goliath is far and away the most beloved brewery in Iowa, and while the taproom is open to 50% capacity, you can enjoy its beer from the comfort of your own home through curbside pickup. You can get cans, bombers, growlers, food and merchandise to go by ordering online or calling 563-387-6700 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. So there's no need to go without your Pseudo Sue.

Kansas: Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant (Topeka)

Topeka's Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant reopened for dine-in on May 4, but it still offers pickup and curbside delivery. In addition to getting favorite takeout food like burgers, wings and wraps, you can also get half-gallon growlers of Top Gun IPA, Maibock, Java Porter and other popular brews by ordering online.

Kentucky: Hopkinsville Brewing Company (Hopkinsville)

Hopkinsville Brewing Company is serving its namesake Kentucky town beer to go during the coronavirus pandemic. Get Jeffers Bend, Hazy Hype Hop Hooray, Martha Ann's Ambers and more to take home to dad this Father's Day. And if you want to celebrate him even more, consider cooking these dishes with your kids.

Louisiana: Gnarly Barley Brewing (Hammond)

The Gnarly Barley taproom in Hammond, Louisiana, is presently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, fans of Jucifer, Korova Milk Porter and Catahoula Common are in luck as the brewery has an online store for pickup on Mondays through Saturdays from 12 to 6 p.m.
You can order cans, crowlers and bottles online here.

Maine: Allagash Brewing Company (Portland)

Allagash Brewing Company has closed its Portland, Maine, taproom during the coronavirus pandemic, but you can still support this regional brewery by getting delivery via Drizly, Instacart and other services. Locals can get touchless curbside pickup or home delivery using the brewery's online store. There, you can get classics like cans of Allagash White and bottles of Curieux as well as brewery exclusive bottles and merchandise.

Maryland: Sapwood Cellars Brewery (Columbia)

While chains are slowly reopening across America, many local businesses have had to pivot from in-person sales to to-go purchases, and Sapwood Cellars out of Columbia, Maryland, is no different. You can get cans, 32-ounce growlers and 64-ounce growlers to go of the I Declare Bankruptcy! stout, Light & Beauty pale ale and other brews.

Massachusetts: Trillium Brewing (Boston and Canton)

Boston's Trillium Brewing Company is among the best breweries in the world, and there are two ways you can get those winning brews to dad for Father's Day. You can either order for pickup or home delivery online. Trillium's Canton location has pickup available seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., while the Fenway location has pickup on Fridays and Saturdays only for the same hours. Whether you want to grab something in person or get it delivered, you can enjoy Trillium's All Together IPA and mixed packs or the world-class IPAs and stouts.

Michigan: Bell’s Brewery (Kalamazoo)

If your pop is in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and needs a beer fix for Father's Day, look no further than the Wolverine State favorite Bell's Brewery. The brewery has pickup beer available in crowlers, growlers, bottles and cans. Get the summertime favorite Oberon, the classic Two-Hearted straight from the source or get something more unique like the 30th Anniversary cherry stout or a strawberry milkshake IPA.

Minnesota: Wild Mind Artisan Ales (Minneapolis)

If you live in Minneapolis, you can get Wild Mind Artisan Ales delivered to your door or get contactless curbside pickup on Sundays through Tuesdays from noon to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. You can get crowler fills, 750-milliliter bottles and plenty of Wild Mind merchandise in case you really want to pamper your dad.

Mississippi: Southern Prohibition (Hattiesburg)

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, brewery Southern Prohibition has curbside pickup available so you can get six-packs of staples like Devil's Harvest or Suzy B, or an 18-pack of SoPro Light.

Missouri: Side Project Brewing (St. Louis)

St. Louis has no shortage of breweries, but Side Project is world-renowned for its beer. Treat your dad with a bottle of Fuzzy for Father's Day. Side Project has curbside pickup on Mondays through Saturdays, and you can order your beer online.

Montana: Draught Works (Missoula)

The Missoula taproom for Draught Works is operating at half capacity as part of Montana's coronavirus reopening plan, with table service for parties of four or fewer — one of the many ways restaurants are different right now. If you want to drink Draught Works brews from the comfort of your own home, the brewery is still offering crowlers, growlers and six-packs to go via an online store.

Nebraska: Flyover Brewing Company (Scotts Bluff County)

Flyover Brewing Co. in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, is open, but also has in-house pickup, curbside pickup and delivery available. You can get 32-ounce crowlers of Cerise, Juniors Bock and more as well as six-packs of Rusty Rivet Brown Ale. Pair it with some classic bar food like wings and pizza to have a real party at home.

Nevada: Lead Dog Brewing (Sparks)

There are two locations of Lead Dog Brewing in Nevada, and while both taprooms are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, you can get curbside pickup at its Sparks location. Order online to get cans of Citra Solo, Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout and Pineapple Passion Milkshake DIPA, or a Lead Dog growler with 64 ounces of your dad's favorite beer. Orders will be ready within 30 minutes for curbside pickup seven days a week from, so it's a great last-minute present.

New Hampshire: Stoneface Brewing Co. (Newington)

Stoneface Brewing Co. is open for curbside pickup orders, so if you and your dad are in the Newington, New Hampshire, area, you are in luck. Order online or by calling 603-427-9801 to buy cans of Full Clip or Stoneface IPA or bottles of various brews. Complete the package with some glassware and a bottle opener for a great gift.

New Jersey: Kane Brewing Company (Ocean)

If you find yourself in the Ocean, New Jersey, area this Father's Day, consider getting to-go beer from Kane Brewing Company, which is open every day from 12 to 5 p.m. for onsite sales. While the brewery doesn't have an online pre-order for pickups, you can order for delivery online if you live in Monmouth County or surrounding counties. Expect to find staple IPAs like Head High and Overhead as well as seasonal and specialty brews.

New Mexico: Steel Bender Brewyard (Albuquerque)

If you're spending more time at home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, don't worry, you can still shop locally for your dad by grabbing some brews from Steel Bender Brewyard. The brewery is open from 12 to 7 p.m. daily for online orders, phone orders (505-433-3537) and walk-ins. You can get six-packs of Steel Bender standards like Skull Bucket and Raspberry Dynamite and four-packs and crowlers of seasonal brews.

New York: Other Half Brewing (Brooklyn and Rochester)

Other Half Brewing based out of Brooklyn, New York, is known for two things: big crowds and seriously high-quality brews. While waiting in line for Other Half's can releases or drinking in the taproom isn't currently an option, you can get curbside pickup at its original Brooklyn location and at its Rochester outpost. Place an order online and then enjoy a rotating selection of quality canned beer. If you want to get your dad something timely and fashionable, Other Half is also selling face masks featuring some of its beer can designs.

North Carolina: Bond Brothers Beer Company (Cary)

There are a lot of great beers in North Carolina, but if you're near Cary, consider getting some brews from Bond Brothers Beer Company. You can order 32-ounce crowlers of Cherry Key Lime Sorcery, So Fresh and Saline or the classic Local IPA as well as cans, bottles and merch. If you can't find hand sanitizer at the store (or yours is expired), Bond Brothers is also selling 8-ounce bottles of it for $6.

North Dakota: Drekker Brewing Company (Fargo)

Online ordering and delivery is available from Drekker Brewing Company out of Fargo, North Dakota. Get four-packs of classics like Ectogasm or Freak Parade if your dad loves IPAs for curbside pickup.

Ohio: Hoppin’ Frog (Akron)

If your Ohio dad loves barrel-aged beers, then some bottles of Hoppin' Frog beer are perfect for him. The Akron-based brewery has curbside pickup available if you place your order in advance online. Get him one of the many variants of B.O.R.I.S. or go all-out with a Hoppin' Frog gift basket, which includes four beers, a bottle opener, bumper sticker, oval logo stickers, two logo pint glasses and coasters.

Oklahoma: American Solera (Tulsa)

American Solera out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has an open patio from 2 to 8 p.m. every day, but if you are still practicing social distancing, contactless curbside pickup is available. At its 6th Street location, you can get four packs of double IPAs like Cheetah Bling or Terpy Secret for a hoppy Father's Day.

Oregon: De Garde Brewing (Tillamook)

Oregon has plenty of great places to pick up a beer, but if you're near Tillamook, you'd be remiss not to go to De Garde Brewing. The tasting room is open for takeout purchases and pickup from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day and you can place an order at or by calling 503-815-1635. The bottles available rotate on a regular basis, but De Garde is known for farmhouse ales and wild ales, so your dad will enjoy these refreshing beers as summer arrives.

Pennsylvania: Tired Hands (Ardmore)

If you are a Pennsylvania child with a father who loves Tired Hands Brewing, you can order online for pickup from its Ardmore Fermentaria or from the St. Oner's location in Philadelphia. Getting out is one of the things diners miss the most about restaurants, but you can recreate a brewery at home. Both locations have four-packs of cans like HopHands and Alien Church, subject to availability of course, as well as bottles, crowlers and growlers so you can get fresh beer to go.

Rhode Island: Proclamation Ale Co. (Warwick)

Warwick, Rhode Island, brewery Proclamation Ale Co. has online beer orders that can be picked up seven days a week when ordered in advance. You can get single cans of beer of Tendril IPA, Derivative: Galaxy pale ale, the aptly named I Can't Go Anywhere But Here and more, so you can mix and match for a fun six-pack for your pa.

South Carolina: Charles Towne Fermentory (Charleston)

Charleston, South Carolina, is a charming town with plenty of breweries, but getting some beer from Charles Towne Fermentory is a must. It's only open for pickup right now, but you can get your beer fix any day of the week. Get a crowler of fresh Sungazer IPA or a four-pack or case of Mars Express, Wegbier Lager or several other beers. Make the whole gift a package by adding on shirts, hats, glassware and other swag by ordering online.

South Dakota: WoodGrain Brewing Company (Sioux Falls)

Whether your dad likes IPAs, stouts or a lemon meringue pie Berliner, there is a crowler for him from WoodGrain Brewing Co. out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Despite this state having the fewest coronavirus restrictions, the brewery has an online store, and you can pick up any available brew as well as merchandise at its Phillips Avenue taproom.

Tennessee: Blackberry Farm Brewery (Marysville)

Marysville, Tennessee, is about 18 miles south of Knoxville, and it's worth the drive to get some curbside pickup from Blackberry Farm Brewery. You can get 750-milliliter bottles of staples like Classic or Fenceline as well as four-packs of those brews alongside a seasonal selection if you order online.

Texas: Jester King (Austin)

There are a lot of famous foods from Texas, but don't sleep on the Lone Star State's beer scene, either. Jester King out of Austin is brewing some of the finest beers in the world, and that makes for a great Father's Day gift. Pickup is available every day from noon to 8 p.m., and you can order beers online or by calling 512-661-8736.

Utah: Uinta Brewing Company (Salt Lake City)

If you find yourself in Salt Lake City and want to get the freshest Uinta Brewing Company beer for your dad, you can order cans and bottles online for pickup. Keep it simple with staples like Hop Nosh IPA or go for something fun and new like the Pina Colada Milkshake Pale Ale.

Vermont: Hill Farmstead (Greensboro Bend)

If you want to get your dad the literal best beer in the world and live in Vermont, you're in luck. Hill Farmstead has pickup on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. when you pre-order online. You can get him four-packs of cans like the Citra IPA, or if you really want to treat your pa, there are aged bottles for sale that make a great gift.

Virginia: The Veil Brewing Co. (Richmond)

The Veil Brewing Co. is perfect for the hop-loving pop who happens to live in the Richmond, Virginia, area. There is curbside pickup at both the Richmond and Norfolk locations. Make your dad a gift basket of Master Shredder, Bodyache and any number of The Veil's fruit-infused brews.

Washington: Holy Mountain Brewing Company (Seattle)

Holy Mountain is located in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, so if you find yourself in the area, you can get curbside pickup via car, bike or foot when you order online. Known for its oak-inspired beers, Holy Mountain's selection of cans and bottles is constantly changing, so get a couple of crowlers and sample them with dad for a fun afternoon together.

Washington, DC: 3 Stars Brewing Company

Due to social distancing measures and coronavirus precautions, the 3 Stars Brewing Company taproom in Washington, D.C. is closed, but you can still get great beer from them from 2 to 7 p.m. every day of the week via curbside pickup. You can get six-packs of brewery staples like Ghost IPA and the Peppercorn Saison or growlettes of freshly brewed, on-tap beer like three variations of Low Hanging Fruit.

West Virginia: Abolitionist Ale Works (Charles Town)

Whether your dad likes IPAs, sour beers, saisons, stouts or anything in between, there will be a beer (or two or three) for him from Charles Town, West Virginia, brewery Abolitionist Ale Works. Open for packaged beer no-contact pickups on Thursdays through Sundays, popular offerings from this brewery include Alpha Mayle IPA, Harpers Berry fruit sour and Dirty Beard stout. Order online here.

Wisconsin: Central Waters Brewing Company (Amherst)

Central Waters Brewing Co. has been brewing beer in Amherst, Wisconsin, since 1998, but the brewery has closed its space due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite that, you can still get curbside pickup by ordering online or calling 715-824-BREW‬. If your dad likes darker beers, he'll be pleased with Central-Waters' best-known beers, like the Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout or Mudpuppy Porter. If he likes something lighter, Central Waters also has peach-, strawberry- and guava-infused brews.

Wyoming: Roadhouse Brewing Company (Jackson)

The Roadhouse Pub & Eatery in Jackson, Wyoming, currently is open for pickup and delivery for 32-ounce crowlers, bottles and cans. Get a six-pack of the refreshing Wilson IPA or try a few different 32-ounce crowlers with your dad, which are an affordable gift at just $6 each. And if you don't even know what a crowler is, maybe it's time you learn everything you need to know about beer.

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