In Heaven There Is No Beer
That’s why we drink it here – including 27 million barrels of imported brew
What better time than October to join in singing the praises of beer?
If you do hoist a glass, odds are that you’ll be drinking an import. Last year, according to a new report from Technomic, imported beer outperformed domestic beer in the US market.
And, if you’re drinking an imported beer, odds are better than even that it will be from Mexico, according to this year’s trade data. You can see the top 10 countries sending beer to the US below.
By the way, beer ranks 71st among US imports by value (CIF value in US$2,774,069,401, January-August 2012). You can download free reports on the top 25 US imports and exports here.
Date posted: October 26, 2012