Craft beer has taken off in the United States, the market for it currently valued at over 23 billion dollars. The number of serviceable breweries in the United States has also expanded, with over 4,000 breweries now open, marking a 15% growth. Beer itself is an incredibly popular drink – almost 15% of all Americans have at least one beer a week and almost half of all legal drinkers said that they preferred beer over wine or any other type of alcoholic beverage like spirits and hard liquor.
Visiting a local brewery is a great way to sample beer flavors that might not be as readily available elsewhere. If you purchase unique growlers while at breweries, like a metal growler or a growler with a tap, you