Philly, experiencing the same craft beer boom that has thrived the U.S. since the late 1980s, has regained its reputation as one of the preeminent beer cities in the country and around the world. Need proof? Philly has won a slew of beer-related accolades, from being recognized as one of the “The 5 Best Beer Cities in America” by GQ Magazine, to being named one of the fourteen best beer cities in the entire world by Frommer’s. Area breweries and brewpubs also took home seven medals at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival: