The 10 Best Breweries to Check Out in Eastern Iowa [PHOTOS]
The state of Iowa currently has around 115 breweries, and that includes some great ones here in our neck of the woods!
The craft beer industry here in Iowa has really grown over the past few years. According to the Iowa Beer website, it's actually doubled in size since 2014! The website reads:
"The Iowa craft brewing industry supports 1,500 jobs, has a $100 million impact on the economy, and produced nearly 41,000 barrels of beer in 2014. By 2018, the Iowa brewing industry produced over 120,000."
With the assistance of Yelp, we decided to take a look at some of the highest-rated breweries here in our half of the state. Here are ten of the best ones to visit in Eastern Iowa:
Iowa Brewing Company - 708 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids
Big Grove Brewery - 101 W Main St, Solon/1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City
Lion Bridge Brewing Company - 59 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
BIT Brewery - 26 4th Street N, Central City
Clock House Brewing - 600 1st St SE, Cedar Rapids
Contrary Brewing Company - 411 W Mississippi Dr, Muscatine
Millstream Brewing - 835 48th Ave, Amana
House Divided Brewery - 1620 Dows St, Ely
Textile Brewing Company - 146 2nd St NE, Dyersville
Jubeck New World Brewing - 115 W 11th St, Dubuque
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