|Suarez Family Brewery (Facebook photo)|
The brewery is the little Suarez Family Brewery in the wilds of Livingston, about nine miles south of Hudson. You can read the entire story here, but I liked the first few paragraphs so much I want to share them now:
"In 2016 your brother’s college roommate started a brewery. Your next door neighbor’s cousin started a brewery. The pharmacist who used to fill your prescriptions at CVS started one. Same with the dude who sliced your deli meat. Everyone started a brewery this year, and we all drank a lot of beer.
"We’ve surpassed the pre-Prohibition number of breweries, when every town had a local brewer. There are more breweries in the U.S. than there have ever been before -- 5,005 as of December 1. And, 850 breweries opened in total this year, according to the Brewers Association. More than two breweries opened per day."
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