The 12 Most Midwestern Beers

Brewed with oyster mushrooms, black walnuts, and tart cherries

By Tony Rehagen

What makes a beer Midwestern? First, it’s important to acknowledge that, for more than a century, the majority of beers consumed anywhere in the U.S. were pale lagers from either St. Louis or Milwaukee. So for years, it could be fairly said that American beer was Midwestern, simply because so much of it came from the Midwest.

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