Top 5 Best Places to Drink Beer in Oakland and the East Bay

Top 5 Best Places to Drink Beer in Oakland and the East Bay

Here are the 2021 Top 5 Best Places to Drink Beer as voted for by residents in Oakland and throughout the East Bay:

Brotzeit Lokal
1000 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606

Drake’s Dealership
2325 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

Faction Brewing
2501 Monarch St
Alameda, CA 94501

Temescal Brewing
4115 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609

The Golden Squirrel
5940 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618

The Oakland Magazine Winner in the category of Best Places to Drink Beer in Oakland and the East Bay in 2021 is:

Drake’s Dealership
2325 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612


About the Top 5 Best Places to Drink Beer in the 2021 Best of Oakland and the East Bay

Oakland Magazine’s Best of Oakland was born with the idea to give readers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay a chance to voice their opinions on their personal ‘Family Favorite’ choices for Best Places to Drink Beer and all kinds of everyday categories. The program has evolved over the years, and hopefully, with a lot of input from our readers, we’ve been able to make it better and better.

The voting for Best of Oakland Best Places to Drink Beer is conducted in a two-round process. The first round occurs in the month of February with open write-in nominations for reader’s favorite Best Places to Drink Beer taking place. As more and more nominations come in, the most written-in Best Places to Drink Beer become automatically selectable and listed making it easier and easier for people to cast their nominations. And write-in nominations continue to be open until the end of the month.

As the nomination period for Best Places to Drink Beer in the first round comes to a close in mid March, shortly after, the second round opens with the top nominee Best Places to Drink Beer being selectable in this final round of voting during the month of March and April. Write-in nominations are no longer available, and voters are open to select their favorite Best Places to Drink Beer from among those that are listed.

The final winners are posted in June

We hope you enjoy! And we hope you cast your vote in February and again in April!

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