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The pursuit of hoppy-ness: Top 10 states of the beer economy

Top 10 states of the beer economy | Aaron Ontiveroz/DenverPost/Getty Images

California | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

No. 1: California

Total economic impact: $32.8 billion

Industry-related jobs: 201,567


Texas | Rick Kern/Getty Images

No. 2: Texas

Total economic impact: $19.2 billion

Industry-related jobs: 123,938


New York | Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

No. 3: New York

Total economic impact: $15.3 billion

Industry-related jobs: 85,792


Florida | Jacqueline Romano/Getty Images

No. 4: Florida

Total economic impact: $14.1 billion

Industry-related jobs: 125,402


Ohio | Rick Gershon/Getty Images

No. 5: Ohio

Total economic impact: $10.8 billion

Industry-related jobs: 75,260


Illinois | Brad Mangin/Getty Images

No. 6: Illinois

Total economic impact: $10.4 billion

Industry-related jobs: 71,612


Colorado | Seth McConnell/DenverPost/Getty Images

No. 7: Colorado

Total economic impact: $10.3 billion

Industry-related jobs: 50,256


Missouri | Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

No. 8: Missouri

Total economic impact: $9.7 billion

Industry-related jobs: 48,954


Pennsylvania | Lisa Lake/WireImage/GettyImages

No. 9: Pennsylvania

Total economic impact: $9.2 billion

Industry-related jobs: 70,636


Virginia | The Washington Post/GettyImages

No. 10: Virginia

Total economic impact: $8.1 billion

Industry-related jobs: 44,282

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