Finding the craft beer capital of America

Apr 18, 2017

You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for the capital based on three factors — number of breweries, quality of breweries, and location — under the premise that the whole process of picking the best is really subjective.

Don’t miss the second the chart, which is a scatterplot that shifts favorite cities based on your preferences.

Chart Types Used

Area Chart

The space between the data and the baseline is filled with a color or a pattern, usually emphasizing counts or percentages for a single variable.

Scatter Plot

Dots are placed in an x-y coordinate system, based on two variables. The plot is often used when it is thought that the variables are correlated.

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