As heard on the radio this morning...
BY THE NUMBERS: There's absolutley no slowdown or saturation in Oregon craft beer. The Oregon Brewers Guild has just released its annual report on the craft beer economy.
Some of the highlights:
- 23% of beer consumed in Oregon is brewed in Oregon.
- 1.9 million people visited an Oregon brewery, pub or tasting room in 2016.
- 31,000 Oregonians are employed, directly or indirectly, in the state's craft beer industry.
- Craft beer contributed $4.49 billion dollars to the state's economy in 2016.
NEW FESTIVAL: Cascade Brewing's Sour Flower Fest is coming up May 21-22.
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