The beer industry is a leading job creator and economic powerhouse. The Beer Serves America study from 2022 concluded the industry supports nearly 2.4 million American jobs and contributes more than $409 billion to the U.S. economy.
Unfortunately, the beer industry has seen a dramatic decline both in jobs and sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19’s IMPACT ON THE U.S. BEER INDUSTRY
Jobs supported by the beer industry lost in 2020
Drop in retail beer sales in 2020
One beer industry job is connected to 30 other jobs
Find out how the beer industry in your state has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
- Jobs Lost
- Wages Lost
- Economic Output Decrease
- Sales Decline
Any tax increases on the beer industry would result in additional job losses for brewers, beer importers, and the millions of Americans whose livelihoods depend on the industry.
- Press Release: Beer Institute Praises U.S. Congress and President Trump for Extending COVID Relief to Millions of Americans
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- Beer Institute position on the federal excise tax
- Beer Institute Poll: Americans Want Congress to Make Tax Relief Permanent for Brewers and Importers, Examine Aluminum Market