Craft beer brewers in Arizona prove resilient in pandemic
November 8, 2020
PHOENIX (AP) — Craft beer is billion-dollar business in Arizona. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit about eight months ago and bars and restaurants closed, the brewers of one craft beer in Tempe said they lost half their business — selling beer in kegs.
They changed their business model overnight by switching to cans and keeping their loyal and thirsty customers happy, according to Phoenix radio station KJZZ-FM.
"Well, people are drawn to craft beer like they're drawn to their local farmers market," said Chip Mulala of Huss Brewing, which was founded about seven years ago and now is th...