Nearly one in two pints of beer sold in Oregon brewed locally

Nearly one in two pints of beer sold in Oregon brewed locally

The Oregon Brewers Guild announced that in 2012, 47% of all draft beer sold in Oregon was brewed in the state.

In addition to strengthening the local economy, Oregon’s 133 brewing companies donated more than $1.8 million of product and money to community non-profits in 2012. Retail sales of Oregon-made beer sold in the state totaled more than $350 million in 2012. In total, the brewing industry contributes $2.83 billion to the state’s economy and employs roughly 29,000 people directly and indirectly.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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