It took two full days, 30 judges, 291 different kinds of beer, thousands of sips (no spitting, either), and more than a few arguments to get it done. But for the second year running our esteemed panel of hop heads, lager lovers, and other craft beer connoisseurs reached a consensus on the best brews that this city has to offer

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