Craft Beer Up 11% In 2006

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Published: 03/08/2007

Boulder, Colo. - The continuing growth of craft beer entered double digit territory in 2006, with sales by craft brewers up 11.7 percent by volume for the year, according to the Brewers Association.The Brewers Association estimated 2006 sales by craft brewers at more than 6.6 million 31-gallon barrels, up from just less than 6.0 million barrels in 2005.