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What the New Craft Beer Study Does (and Doesn't) Say

Randy Dotinga, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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The new report, released this week by the National University System Institute for Policy Research, touts the big growth in the craft beer industry here: The number of breweries and brewpubs more than doubled from 2011-2013 (growing to 82 countywide), and related jobs jumped by 40 percent to more than 2,200, largely thanks to big brewers that opened big restaurants like Stone Brewing’s sprawling and busy complex in Point Loma.