It seems like nearly every week a new brewery opens up, and this map by Pop Chart Lab is a great visual representation of just how many breweries are now operating in America.
Omissions and geographical issues aside, the map captures the scale of the craft beer industry, and it a quick indicator of where America’s craft beer hot-spots are located:
The map is available as a limited edition signed print measuring 39″x27″ for $30 from Pop Chart. It’d be a great piece to hang in your lounge, complete with map-pins for each brewery who’s beer you’ve sampled!
Here is the detail of the map’s depiction of Southern California’s breweries:
And the somewhat geographically challenged LA and OC insert:
With the explosive expansion of breweries in the US the map is almost certainly already out-of-date, but isn’t that true of nearly any physical map? Regardless, we think it would be a great gift for the beer and cartography nerd in your life.