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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Craft Beer article on CNN

A good article appeared on CNN today from an AP reporter. It discusses the resurgence of the craft beer industry.

Craft Beer Industry Enjoys Resurgence

PORTLAND, Maine - Like most small breweries, Gritty McDuff's went through a lull as sales of craft beer leveled off in the late 1990s. Now Gritty's and the craft beer industry as a whole are enjoying a resurgence, with sales growing at their fastest pace in a decade.

Production of craft beer — those specialty brews typically made in small regional or local breweries — grew by 9 percent last year, the biggest jump since 1996, when the microbrewery fad of the '90s was still going full tilt. Mainstream beer sales, meanwhile, fell slightly.

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