It hasn't yet been a year since we dealt with Hurricane Sandy, but Jimmy Carbone, owner of Jimmy's No. 43 and host of Beer Sessions Radio on Heritage Radio remembers it as one of the few times he found himself in a grocery store looking for bottles of beer. He was well-acquainted with fancy bottle shops that have plenty of craft beers to choose from, but grocery stores are ordinarily hit or miss with their beer selections. That said, even in the aisles of his neighborhood supermarket, he was able to find some unexpectedly great beers from breweries across the country.

His experience inspired us to come up with the list of the best beers from American's best breweries. Because it can be intimidating entering a store and trying to find a good beereven when the selection is vast. But it can also be a challenge to pick a good beer out of a small selection. 

We've looked at the 25 best breweries around the country and chosen the best beers you can get from each. If you can find one or two of these beers, you're off to a great start. We highly recommend trying any (and preferably all) of these 25 Best Beers from the 25 Best Breweries.

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