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Like craft beer? Iowa’s brewers are winning praise

October 12, 2016

Like craft beer? Iowa’s brewers are winning praise

Toppling Goliath Brewing Company in Decorah, Iowa, has been a runaway success – recently 80,000 people around the world tried to buy one of its beers.

Toppling Goliath isn’t alone. The craft beer industry in Iowa is growing rapidly – so quickly that a bar recently opened in Des Moines with 120 taps of only Iowa beer. Two Iowa breweries also took home gold medals at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival, one of the nation’s premier beer contests: 515 Brewing Company in Clive and Lion Bridge Brewing Company in Cedar Rapids.

To learn more about the craft beer scene in Iowa, check out For more information on life in Iowa, visit our page on quality of life.



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