Beer Industry Contributes $162 Billion <br>To Economy

Published: 09/21/2006

WASHINGTON - According to a study conducted by The Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association, beer industry employees made roughly $54 billion in annual wages and contributed more than $162 billion to the U.S. economy last year. ""The people who distribute America's beverage of choice are running small family businesses that keep America's economy strong.