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No. 1 Portland, OR

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Talk about a beer capital: the Oregon city has 39 operating breweries—more than any other city in the U.S. The big names include MacTarnahan's and BridgePort—the latter offering a seasonal Stumptown tart made with local strawberries. No surprise, AFC voters embraced the Oregon city for its all-natural personality, ranking it first for farmers' markets, summer visits, and being eco-conscious.

America's Best Beer Cities 2011

No. 1 Portland, OR

Talk about a beer capital: the Oregon city has 39 operating breweries—more than any other city in the U.S. The big names include MacTarnahan's and BridgePort—the latter offering a seasonal Stumptown tart made with local strawberries. No surprise, AFC voters embraced the Oregon city for its all-natural personality, ranking it first for farmers' markets, summer visits, and being eco-conscious.

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America's Best Beer Cities 2011

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