Beer business booming for Oklahoma

Published: Friday, May 24, 2019 By: David Dishman Source: Newsok

As Oklahomans open a can or bottle of their favorite cold one this Memorial Day, a new economic impact survey shows just how much support the industry provides.

The survey shows the industry directly supported 8,650 jobs, paid more than $282 million in wages and had a total direct economic output of more than $1 billion in Oklahoma during 2018.

Cheers to that.

Expanding the parameters to include indirect economic impact, the survey estimates the industry supports nearly 19,000 jobs, more than $800 million in wages and a total economic output of nearly $2.9 billion in Oklahoma alone.

Read the full article in The Oklahoman.

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