As the thermometer heats up, the beer garden as gathering place takes center stage. Forget traveling to Germany for your fill of good lager, over the past few years, the States have seen a rising number of open-air establishments—some brewing their own beers, others relying on a steady supply of established draughts—that draw crowds from the coasts of California to the city streets of New York. In celebration of this continuing trend, here’s a look at the country’s most beloved beer gardens.