American Craft Beer Week Kicks Off Monday

By Lesley Engle

Published 05/12 2014 09:21AM

Updated 05/12 2014 09:23AM

American Craft Beer Week kicks off Monday.

The week is a chance for fans of locally made beer to celebrate the nearly 2500 craft breweries that have sprung up across the nation in recent years.

According to the Brewers Association, craft beers made up nearly 8% of the overall beer market by volume in 2013.

The group estimates that craft brews had a retail value of $14.3 billion last year!

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