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Economy of San Diego's Craft Beer Scene Sees Dramatic Rise

Laura McVicker, NBC7 SAN DIEGO

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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The economic value of our craft beer industry has doubled over the past three years, bringing $600 million in 2014, compared to $300 million in 2011, according to a newly released report by the National University System Institute for Policy Research.
A startling comparison: San Diego’s beer industry brought in more money than Super Bowl 49 generated for the Arizona economy.