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Drink beer, save the economy


Overall beer sales may have suffered during the economic slump (to put it lightly), but it seems craft breweries are an unstoppable economic force. Like the Tebow of industry. CBS News took a trip to Tröegs Brewing recently to have a look at a business that’s not just surviving, but expanding in these dire economic times. Want to get that unemployment rate back down to a reasonable 8 percent? The solution: drink craft beer.


Chris Staten is DRAFT’s beer editor. Follow him on Twitter at @DRAFTbeereditor and email him at

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