Craft brewing could be the next boom industry in Los Angeles County – Los Angeles Times

The craft beer industry is making up for lost time in Los Angeles County. We’ve already seen a half-dozen new breweries open in 2015, and there are more on the way. The growth has been so rapid that it’s difficult to get an accurate picture of the industry’s size in L.A., but a new study captured some details about just how much money L.A.’s breweries are making and what kind of impact they’re having on the local economy.