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Too much beer? EconoMeter panelists weigh in

Roger Showley, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Jason De La Torre head brewer at Oceanside Mason Ale Works in Oceanside, prepares kegs for cleaning.Jason De La Torre head brewer at Oceanside Mason Ale Works in Oceanside, prepares kegs for cleaning. (Howard Lipin / U-T)

Kelly Cunningham, National University System, NO: San Diego emerged as a national leader in the craft brewing industry. This success is noted by big brewers as craft beer takes a widening portion of the nation’s multi-billion-dollar beer industry. Local brewpub expert Vince Vasquez says there is still room for growth as millennials, who now make up the largest and still growing portion of America’s workforce, continue driving craft beer sales. San Diego is far from over its love affair with craft beer.