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Number of Craft Alcohol Producers Surges in New York


Consumer demand for locally made, handcrafted beer, wine, cider and liquor has caused the number of New York alcohol manufacturers to surge in recent years.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday reported that the number of craft alcohol producers has grown by 340, or 50 percent, since 2014, when a new series of incentives for the industry was enacted.

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