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Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2011, 06:34:56 AM »
Cool map, I haven't seen that.  Thanks Sean.  It might need updating though, we're pushing 150 breweries in WA, with fewer than 7 million people.  That qualifies us for 20+ status.

You're right, it's from the BA's 2008 membership, so it's getting a little long in the tooth.
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Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« Reply #16 on: June 28, 2011, 06:46:43 AM »
Definitely more breweries in the North.

Here's a slight variant of the map Sean posted.

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Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2011, 07:08:34 AM »
Michigan should change to a darker color soon.  The state is gaining breweries quickly, and was the only state to lose population in the last census.  We are gaining on the numerator and the denominator!

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Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2011, 04:40:15 PM »
I think it is fantastic that we (here in the US)
seem to be trending back toward more and more local breweries
almost everywhere.

Interesting that in bluesmans map, the south has a caveat of being "bourbon country" :)

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Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2011, 07:06:52 PM »
Interesting that in bluesmans map, the south has a caveat of being "bourbon country" :)

So much bourbon...so little time.  8)

Perhaps we can call it the "bourbon belt".  :-\
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