The state reports it taxed 9.8 million gallons of beer in January. That’s 1.6 million more than January of 2018.
Half of the nation’s 3.2 beer market was in Oklahoma and an additional 20 percent was in Colorado.
The independent craft beer industry arguably faces more challenges today than at any other time since Prohibition.
Big beer companies like AB InBev are fighting to gain access to the lucrative craft beer market.
New campaign finance reports also filed for supporters and opponents of grocery store beer sales, single-payer health care, a cultural tax and more.