Remember those quaint days when bars considered themselves import specialists, offering selections like Foster’s Guinness and Newcastle? Now it seems that If you don’t have 32 crafts beers in your tap rotation, you can kiss those weekend crowds goodbye. That’s why we’re celebrating Tampa Bay Beer Week (March 2-9) with this graphic that takes a look at the explosive growth nationally and locally of this new brew passion. Pore over these basics—like the fact that a beer can’t be called a craft beer unless it’s by a small independently owned brewery generally making less than 6 million barrels of beer a year.
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