Seemed like a new Florida craft brewery opened every time you turned around last year. This was no illusion. Florida has one of the fastest-growing beer industries in the country.
A craft brewing trade group has labeled the Sunshine State No. 5 for the number of craft breweries opened last year.
Forty-two businesses making artisanal beer started in Florida in 2014. Washington led the country with 83, according to the Brewers Association, based in Boulder, Colo.
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