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The Atlantic Northeast Blossoms as Beer Supply Producer Once More

Before Prohibition crippled the nation’s brewing supply industry, Maine and other areas of the Atlantic Northeast were widely regarded as the best locations from which to source hops and other ingredients for beer. However, between natural predations (aphids for instance) and manmade disasters (Prohibition), what was once a thriving industry fell apart. 15 or 20 years ago, you would have been hard pressed to find a hop yard operating in the area. Today, that’s changing and it’s a good thing too. With the incredible growth in the craft brewing industry, there is a massive demand for primary ingredients like hops and grains. Small breweries all over the nation can benefit from the burgeoning growth in the Northeast. 

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