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Local Beer-Makers Now Employ 4,500, But Average Wages Slip

Ken Stone, TIMES OF SAN DIEGO

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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Report author Vince Vasquez said that despite the increases, the local brewing industry faces some challenges ahead that will bear watching.

“Industry sales and jobs continue to rise each year in San Diego, but the local marketplace for craft beer is changing,” Vasquez said. “Regional marketing efforts and consumer education will be critical in identifying ‘craft’ brewers in a new era of industry acquisitions and expansions in San Diego.”