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Tap into your local side with these Ames breweries

Do you love supporting local businesses while also getting your drink on? Discover breweries and bars in Ames to help you do just that.

Torrent Brewing Company brewmasters are innovators in the art of craft brewing. One look at their Instagram page shows how much fun they have creating fun and exciting flavors. Sip a beer slushie on the patio or head inside to the taproom for trivia night.

Brick City Grill pulls drafts from Boone, Iowa and pairs them with delicious appetizers like spinach artichoke dip. They feature beers from all across Iowa such as Exile, Toppling Goliath, and Peace Tree so you can experience the flavors of Iowa without ever leaving the 515.

Alluvial Brewing Company on the outskirts of Ames is a great spot for good vibes and live music. Take some sours to go with their canned collection of craft hops. They also have non-alcoholic (NA) brews on tap with sweet flavors like elderberry and homemade root beer.

Boulder Tap House serves up delicious burgers alongside Iowa brews. Try their line of hops on tap, featuring Orange Milkshake from Torrent. There’s something for everyone- even the indecisive. Sample a variety of beers with a colorful flight.

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