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It Has Been a Good Week for Florida Breweries

We can cheers to that

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Florida's growing craft beer industry has received some good news over the past week. The Ledger reported that a bill was passed late last week allowing 64-ounce growlers to be sold at craft breweries in the state. Up until now only 32-ounce and 128-ounce were legal but no in-between size could be sold.

The law still needs to be approved by the governor, but it also will give taprooms inside Florida breweries, "more solid legal footing," according to The Ledger since a lawsuit earlier this year questioned the legality of them.

Then today the South Florida Business Journal reported that Florida, "welcomed the fifth-most breweries across the United States in 2014, with 42 new beer makers setting up shop here last year," which now brings the Sunshine State's count up to 139.

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