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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

The happy, halcyon days of beer

Write to the Point


Last updated 1/24/2019 at 5:02pm

It’s a good time to be alive if you’re a craft beer aficionado, at least according to a recent Forbes report, which noted there were 7,082 registered craft breweries spread out across the U.S. in 2018.

Vermont boasted the most craft breweries per capita at 11.9 per 1,000, 21-plus year old adults, and also produced the most beer at an average 151 pints of craft beer per adult. Considering it unlikely that every adult consumed their share, or even drank any beer at all, that’s a pretty impressive number. I tip my hat to Vermonters.

The Upper Left U.S.A., however, was well represented...

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