Finding the craft beer capital of America

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

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.

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