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Developer Aims to Fill a 'Craft Beer Desert' in Austin

Yeah, they went there.

August 22, 2021 - Austin Business Journal

Small Town Craft Brewery

Which Cities Have the Most Breweries Per Capita

A new study reveals with cities have the most beer to go around.

June 11, 2019 - The Oregonian

Small Town Craft Brewery

Craft Beer and Small Towns—A Perfect Pairing

NPR has identified a cultural phenomenon in rural America: craft beer is economic development—and a draw for young people.

October 8, 2017 - NPR via KPCC

Draught Works Brewpub

A Montana College Town's Beer Economy

Missoula, Montana is home to seven craft brewers, and two more are in the works. The small town has seen development and jobs from these local businesses, but some fear market saturation.

August 18, 2017 - CityLab

Allagash Brewing

Brewing Can Ferment Growth in Towns and Neighborhoods in Need of a Lift

Hand of Fate Brewing took over a closed Dollar General in downtown Petersburg, Illinois and became an anchor for the city.

June 22, 2017 - Curbed


Friday Funny: The Onion Likens Gentrification to a Butterfly's Metamorphosis

The satirical website takes on the darling of community and economic development: the local craft brew industry.

May 5, 2017 - The Onion


Bloomington Allows Artisanal Production in Retail Zones

Craft beer aficionados take note. Bloomington, Illinois now allows businesses selling artisanal products to manufacture their goods on-site. The ruling blurs a distinction between industrial and commercial zoning.

July 14, 2016 - Pantagraph

Russian River Brewery

Craft Breweries Follow the Demographics

The spread of craft beer manufacturing around the United States has followed demographic patterns, along with friendly regulations.

December 31, 2015 - Quartz

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