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Craft Beer Week in the USA

The Deal Experts here at Travelzoo are more than a little excited to raise a glass and celebrate Craft Beer Week. With more than 1500 small and independent breweries across the USA producing countless varieties of beer, if you're headed stateside don't miss this opportunity to try out a new brew.

With events in all 50 states, 2011’s Craft Beer Week offers adventurous drinkers many opportunities to sample local ales, lagers, pilsners and more. Click here for a full list of events, or see below for a list of some of our US team's favourite local breweries hosting events (and hotels nearby for when the party’s over.)


New York City

  • Chelsea Brewing Company: Manhattan’s largest microbrewery offers tours and is well positioned for the entertainment options at Chelsea Pier
  • Brooklyn Brewery: Head across the East River from Manhattan and check out the tours and samples are available at this popular Williamsburg spot
  • Save as much as $500 a night on rooms in New York City this week

San Francisco

Seattle & Portland

  • Georgetown Brewing Company: Great beers made by a couple of Seattle natives. Call ahead for brewery tours because space is limited
  • Rogue Distillery and Public House: Practically an institution in Oregon due to its numerous locations and popularity, tours, food and beer samples are available in Portland as well as at other outposts
  • West Coast hotel rates have been cut by 25%

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Deal Expert, Chicago
Monday, 16 May 2011
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