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Craft beer lovers, discover the next big thing in the US

By Angie Tomlinson, Seven West Travel Club (Australia) — The US is known for its strong craft beer scene, with the Pacific Northwest particularly well-known as a destination for beer lovers seeking out artisanal and smaller breweries.

And here, the team at official tourism organization Brand USA suggests some lesser-known beer-centric corners of the country to check out.

Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah, is a one hour-and-40-minute flight east of San Francisco and might seem like an unlikely contender for a top US beer destination, but it’s been building a repertoire of craft breweries since 2009. One is the eco-friendly brewery Uinta, with its 100 per cent solar and wind-powered production.