Best Places to Live

Scottsdale, AZ

Population: 227,471
courtesy of Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

A vacation destination known for its robust nightlife and thriving hotel industry, Scottsdale, Ariz., is also a great beer town. The brewery sector in Scottsdale is expanding, with more than a dozen microbreweries doing business. Some of the often-visited places are Goldwater Brewing Co., O.H.S.O. Brewery, Two Brothers Scottsdale Tap House & Brewery and Fate Brewing Co. whose biggest seller is its Cuppa Joe Porter.