A year-end review from the Brewers Association has found that the U.S. is now home to 4,144 breweries. This figure is the most in recorded history, topping the previous high of 4,131, which was set in 1873. The chief economist predicts that the number of breweries will continue to increase, given that more than two breweries now open every day on average in America. There are also many small communities that don’t yet contain a brewery, so there is still room for growth.
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