New Hampshire Beer

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Today in 1788, New Hampshire became the 9th state.

New Hampshire
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New Hampshire Breweries

New Hampshire Brewery Guides

Guild: New Hampshire Craft Brewers Association

State Agency: New Hampshire Liquor Commission

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  • Capital: Concord
  • Largest Cities: Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Derry, Rochester
  • Population:1,235,786; 41st
  • Area: 9351 sq.mi., 46th
  • Nickname: Granite State
  • Statehood: 9th, June 21, 1788

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  • Alcohol Legalized: May 2, 1933
  • Number of Breweries: 16
  • Rank: 34th
  • Beer Production: 1,340,781
  • Production Rank: 38th
  • Beer Per Capita: 31.6 Gallons

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Package Mix:

  • Bottles: 37.8%
  • Cans: 53%
  • Kegs: 9%

Beer Taxes:

  • Per Gallon: $0.30
  • Per Case: $0.68
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $9.30
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $9.30

Economic Impact (2010):

  • From Brewing: $332,491,610
  • Direct Impact: $637,574,631
  • Supplier Impact: $243,363,786
  • Induced Economic Impact: $349,802,394
  • Total Impact: $1,230,740,811

Legal Restrictions:

  • Control State: No
  • Sale Hours: On Premises: 6 a.m.–1 a.m.
    Off Premises: 6 a.m.–11:45 p.m.
  • Grocery Store Sales: Yes
  • Notes: Liquor sold in state-run stores, which may be placed on highway rest areas.
    14% ABV cap on beer. State is wholesaler of wine. However over the age of 18 you are allowed legally to drink if you remain in your house.

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Data complied, in part, from the Beer Institute’s Brewer’s Almanac 2010, Beer Serves America, the Brewers Association, Wikipedia and my World Factbook. If you see I’m missing a brewery link, please be so kind as to drop me a note or simply comment on this post. Thanks.

For the remaining states, see Brewing Links: United States.

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