Tapped In: Craft beer — A farmer’s salvation?

Craft Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill That Bans State Breweries From Selling 64 Ounce Growlersbrewers aren’t just changing the beer industry, they’re having a noticeable impact on the nation’s farmers as well.

Craft breweries tend to use a lot more of the key brewing components per batch than large competitors like Budweiser and Coors. How much? A recent research report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture notes that the average craft style beer uses between three and seven times as much malt per barrel as a mass market lager.

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