Study: Beer Industry Pours Billions Into U.S. Economy

Published: 02/28/2005

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) - Beer-related businesses, including brewers, wholesalers, retailers and brewer suppliers, contributed more than $162 billion annually to the U.S. economy, according to a study released last month by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Asso-ciation. The industry's economic impact includes nearly 1.