Independent beer distributors in Minnesota pay more than $186 million dollars in wages to their employees and offer full benefit packages. Their direct economic impact on Minnesota’s economy is over $380 million dollars. The indirect economic impact is much higher.
The total business and personal taxes paid by the beer industry in Minnesota is over $680 million dollars. The total consumption taxes paid are over $317 million dollars.
*Beer Serves America: Economic Impact of the Beer Industry 2014 Data, Minnesota. See full report