April is Tennessee Craft Beer Month
April is Tennessee Craft Beer Month, as declared by a State House Joint Resolution in late March 2015.
The resolution, sponsored by Representative Jon Lundberg of the 1st District, recognizes the 18-percent growth rate of craft beer production in the Volunteer State, and a 17-percent growth rate of sales.
Tennessee’s approximately 30 craft breweries contribute to the tourism base, tax revenue and local jobs. The economic impact of craft beer in Tennessee amounted to 445-million dollars in 2012, the most recent data available. The industry employs 29,000 people in the state, ranking it 24thnationally.