Originally Posted by Coff
Im not sure where exactly you were at in NC but I wouldn't just generalize and say "the east doesn't have this..." Bc where I am from in Philly the things you experienced wouldn't fly. Philly happens to be on the east coast and our beer selection and local beer can rival any.
You should come visit Oregon. When I visited Philadelphia I was homesick for all the options. Iron Mountain and Victory were OK, though. The Portland area alone has over 40 breweries. I would like to see Philly beer week when I can to compare more.