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WATCH: Commerce, Ag Directors Raise a Glass to Montana’s Craft Beer Industry

National Craft Beer Week is May 15-21

Monday, May 15, 2017/Categories: Market MT

Meadowlark Brewing in Sidney, Montana

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s craft beer industry continues to grow, pumping more than $100 million each year into the state’s economy.

During this National Craft Beer Week, Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote and Department of Agriculture Director Ben Thomas are celebrating the local breweries that give our communities a little extra flavor.

According to the Montana Brewers Association’s most recent data, Montana’s 71 licensed breweries directly employ more than 700 people. Since 2010, sales of Montana beer have increased by more than 110 percent.

CLICK HERE to watch the video. CLICK HERE to watch A Taste of Montana featuring Sidney’s Meadowlark Brewing.

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