How to Find Great Craft Breweries Wherever You Are

In our hometown of Denver, Colorado, according to some intense research by Jonathan Shikes at Westword, there are just around 100 breweries in Denver proper (not including the ‘burbs), but also over 400 breweries in the state, making it 4th in breweries per capita according to the Brewer’s Association. So, how in the hell do you decide which brewery to visit? And the even bigger question is how do you decide which brewery to visit when you travel, especially when there are over 7,000 breweries in the US?