• Number of Active U.S. Breweries Surges Past 7,000, For New All-Time High

    10 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Craft beer is growing by leaps and bounds. As reported by CraftBeer.com, the number of active breweries in the U.S. surged past 7,000 last month -boosted by small and independent openings- setting a new, all-time high.
    The stat, provided by the Brewers Association's Chief Economist Bart Watson , reveals that as of the end of October, there were 7,082 active breweries in the U.S. That's an increase of more than 1,100 compared to the same time last year.
    While the official breakdown for 2018 has yet to be released, the overwhelming majority of these breweries are what the Brewers Association...
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