Orlando is one of the top 10 worst cities for beer in the U.S., survey says

By

comment
These people are probably not in Orlando. - PHOTO VIA ADOBE STOCK
  • Photo via Adobe Stock
  • These people are probably not in Orlando.

Anyone in Central Florida looking for beer city should look outside of Orlando. In fact, the City Beautiful is among the worst places for beer in the entire country.

That's the conclusion reached in a new survey by Clever, attempting to find the best and worst beer cities in the United States. The real estate data company ranked Orlando as number seven of the 10 worst beer cities, citing a lack of variety. [Ed. note: Orlando Weekly strongly disagrees with these findings and suggests you do your own field research.]



To calculate the data, the surveyor took into consideration the metro areas average number of breweries, the average number of beers and beer styles per brewery, and the density of breweries per 100 square miles.

Orlando only has 30 breweries, with an average of 11 beers and nine beer styles per brewery. For comparison's sake, the best beer city on their list (San Francisco, CA) has 144 breweries, with 19 beers and 11 beer styles per brewery. The national average for beers per brewery was 20 and Orlando fell well short of that mark.



If you feel like looking on the bright side (imagine!), Orlando was 44th of the 50 best beer cities in the U.S. Statistics!

Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly newsletters, and consider supporting this free publication. Our small but mighty team is working tirelessly to bring you Central Florida news, and every little bit helps.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.