conduced an exhaustive study of beer across the country and determined the state responsible for making the best beer overall is … Oregon. They’re being celebrated both for the quantity of the craft brews they produce – as well as the quantity. There’s simply lots of good stuff being brewed up there.

Here’s a rundown of the top five states to keep an eye out for when you’re making your next beer run:

  1. Oregon
  2. California
  3. Colorado
  4. Michigan
  5. Washington

Unfortunately, there is a bottom of this illustrious list. The cellar dwellers include Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and, at the very bottom, Mississippi.