Monday, July 1, 2013

Oregon Craft Beer Month

Over 47% of draft beer consumed in Oregon last year was produced by Oregon breweries, so now that it's July, it's time to celebrate the 137 brewing companies operating 174 brewing facilities in 59 cities across the state!

Oregon beer by the barrel, er numbers:
  • 1,296,000 barrels of beer brewed
  • More than 6,400 people employed by breweries
  • More than $350 million in retail sales
  • $1,875,000 donated to non-profits
Figures for 2012. Provided by Oregon Brewers Guild  

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