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These are the 10 best new breweries in the United States

USA TODAY 10Best wanted to find the best new breweries in the country (founded since the beginning of 2018), so we asked our readers to vote for their favorites. These are the top 10 winners.

10. The Drowned Lands - Warwick, NY

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The Drowned Lands brewers take inspiration from the land on which the farm brewery is built when crafting their terroir-focused beers.

9. Corporate Ladder Brewing - Palmetto, FL

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The motto of Corporate Ladder Brewing Company is “stop climbing and start living.” This new Florida brewery provides the perfect place to do so, offering a place to gather over a pint of Paperweight Pilsner.

8. Walt & Whitman Brewing Company - Saratoga Springs, NY

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Walt & Whitman Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs occupies the former Saratogian newspaper building as a brewery, restaurant and coffeehouse in one.

7. Red Clover Ale Company - Brandon, VT

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Red Clover Ale Company operates a small brewery and taproom in Brandon, Vermont, where the beers take inspiration from farming, the changing seasons and the surrounding natural beauty of the state.

6. Young Blood Beer Company - Madison, WI

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This new brewery was scheduled to open in spring of 2020 when the pandemic hit. After opening in June, the brewery is already making a name for itself, thanks to its dank and hoppy IPAs and farmhouse ales.

5. The Good Society - Seattle, WA

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The Good Society, named Small Brewpub of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival in 2020, brews beers from their West Seattle facility and public house. Guests can choose from a dozen beers and a few ciders.

4. Torch & Crown Brewing Company - New York, NY

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This production brewery and restaurant opened their 9,000-square-foot space in Soho during fall 2020. The beer lineup includes 10 or so options ranging from pilsners and IPAs to barrel-aged and pastry stouts.

3. Boss Rambler Beer Club - Bend, OR

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Boss Rambler seeks to make memorable beers, whether it’s a hazy IPA, an imperial stout made with balsam fir and maple syrup, or a coconut cream and pineapple fruited sour.

2. Fire Maker Brewing Company - Atlanta, GA

Fire Maker Brewing Company was founded on the values of family, integrity, revelry and enthusiasm. You can sense that at this new brewery in Atlanta, where you’ll find nearly two dozen brews on tap.

1. The Seed: A Living Beer Project - Atlantic City, NJ

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The Seed specializes in saisons and mixed-fermentation ales made from local fruits, grains and botanicals. The large production brewery and tasting room features nine taps and a side-pull lager line.

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