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Tapped Life | Craft Beer Lifestyle Blog — Big time brewing | craft beer exports up 140%

Big Time Brewing | Craft Beer Exports Up 140%

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The Brewers Association (BA), the non-profit trade group that represents small and independent craft brewers, announced March 12 that 2012 craft beer exports increased by 72% over 2011. Hallelujah! These are good times for craft breweries. Canada, our kindly neighbor to the north, is the biggest export market, and shipments there grew 140% last year. Perhaps we should set up a pipeline for beer? Big time brewing | craft beer exports up 140%. Other areas of growth included Brazil (150%) and Asia Pacific (162%). BA referred to Thailand, Japan, Australia and China as emerging markets for American craft breweries. I...

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