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America’s thirst for craft beers is growing. In fact, the craft-brewing industry grew by nine percent in volume in the first half of 2009, while overall U.S. beer sales dropped by 2.7 percent.
Full Sail Brewing Company is at the forefront of this growth. The Oregon-based brewery produces three core varieties of craft beer, along with a number of seasonal and specialty brews. Taking malt, hops and yeast from surrounding local sources in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, Full Sail brews the ingredients with water that originates from a deep granite well on Mount Hood. The results are beers with a signature taste – and a small
Full Sail is a top-25 beer producer in the U.S. by volume, but the company is focused more on creating a beer that ranks high in terms of taste and quality. The company is also committed to its culture as an employee-owned enterprise, which values work-life balance