Apollo Beach community saves Four Stacks Brewing
After its Riverview location closed, the Four Stacks Brewing Company in Apollo Beach was a close second – but locals weren’t going to let that happen.
TAMPA, Fla. – Floridians love their beer, and they love to brew beer too. It’s clear based on the latest figures crunched by the Brewer’s Association that focused on every state’s economic impact.
Craft breweries faced a challenging year in 2020, but, as a whole, the craft beer industry contributed $62.1 billion to the U.S. economy in 2020. It also provided more than 400,000 jobs during a time when the pandemic forced businesses to temporarily close their doors.
Among all states, Florida ranked fifth as one of the top contributors to the U.S. economy – based on craft beer alone. The Sunshine State provided $3.1 billion.