Economics of the Taproom

The Brewers Association Chief Economist provides data on the growing economic powerhouse that is the microbrewery tap room

The money quote:

Seriously, the tap rooms of today are the manufacturing employers of tomorrow. Don’t believe me? In South Carolina, 12 breweries have opened since the state’s pint law (150% increase). How many employees have those 12 breweries taken on? How many more will they add as they grow?