South Dakota Beer

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Today in 1889, South Dakota became the 40th state.

South Dakota
State_SouthDakota

South Dakota Breweries

South Dakota Brewery Guides

Guild: No known brewers guild

State Agency: South Dakota Special Tax Division

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  • Capital: Pierre
  • Largest Cities: Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Watertown, Brookings
  • Population: 754,844; 46th
  • Area: 77121 sq.mi., 17th
  • Nickname: Mount Rushmore State
  • Statehood: 40th, November 2, 1889

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  • Alcohol Legalized: August 5, 1933
  • Number of Breweries: 5
  • Rank: 46th
  • Beer Production: 710,730
  • Production Rank: 45th
  • Beer Per Capita: 27.4 Gallons

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Package Mix:

  • Bottles: 35.1%
  • Cans: 55.1%
  • Kegs: 9.5%

Beer Taxes:

  • Per Gallon: $0.27
  • Per Case: $0.62
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $8.50
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $8.50

Economic Impact (2010):

  • From Brewing: $970,454
  • Direct Impact: $193,419,636
  • Supplier Impact: $64,280,175
  • Induced Economic Impact: $115,517,262
  • Total Impact: $373,217,073

Legal Restrictions:

  • Control State: No
  • Grocery Store Sales: Yes
  • Notes: 14% ABV cap on beer

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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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