Best Brewery

Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Ah, the titan of Cleveland craft brews... Great Lakes Brewing Co. is the foundation around which our city's burgeoning brew economy was built. The Ohio City stalwart is an all-around great experience: good food, a great and pleasant interior, a really cool basement (the world's best basement, Ramon Rivas II will tell ya), and a tap lineup that'll knock your socks off seven nights a week. The peak experience is the annual Christmas Ale tapping in late fall, but you're missing a Cleveland staple if you're not stopping by the bar on the reg. "Ohio City" is sort of a destination in itself, but your travels are incomplete without a pint of Great Lakes.

2516 Market Ave., 216-771-4404,

Previously in Best of Cleveland