• Last Call: A Look at California Beer Production; Schumer Backs Permanent Excise Tax Cuts

    2 days ago - By Brewbound

    BA Economist Breaks Down California Production Figures
    Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson recently conducted a deep dive on California-based brewery production figures from 2017.
    Watson pointed out that the number of California breweries making between one and 15,000 barrels increased from 631 in 2016 to 733 last year. Of those breweries, 711 made fewer than 5,000 barrels of beer. The vast majority (575) produced fewer than 1,000 barrels annually - and just 22 breweries made between 5,001 and 15,000 barrels of beer.
    Across all brewery sizes last year, draft production...
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