It's not just you, there ARE a ton of breweries in Portland.

According to the Portland Press Herald, Portland is number one with the most breweries per 50,000 people in the the country. That's according to C+R Research, a numbers firm from Chicago.

We have 18 breweries per 50,000 people, according to the newspaper. We just made it with Asheville, North Carolina coming in second with 17 breweries per 50,000 people. It's great news for craft brew experts and lovers - but it's no surprise at all.

Portland gets a lot of love for beer. This year Novare Res Bier Café, a beer bar in the Old Port, got a picked as the best beer bar in New England by USA Today.  And Portland has been in the top 3 cities for beer drinkers by SmartAsset since they started studying beer drinkers in 2015.


Have you ever been to Portland on Tap? We love beer! Hell, you can't even go to a 5k without beer as the reward at the end! So, raise your glass and give a toast to Portland - your beer destination!

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