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San Diego Beer Week Kicks Off Friday

There are more than 80 craft breweries operating in San Diego County. It's be...

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Above: There are more than 80 craft breweries operating in San Diego County. It's become one of the fastest-growing industries in the region creating thousands of jobs and more hundreds of millions of dollars each year to the regions economy.

San Diego Beer Week Kicks Off Friday

GUESTS:

Rick Chapman, co-founder, Coronado Brewing Company

Gina Marsaglia, founder, Pizza Port

Transcript

San Diego is kicking off its celebration of the craft beer industry on Friday.

San Diego Beer Week will celebrate the industry with festivals, and tasting and pairing events across San Diego County. The events run through Sunday, Nov. 12.

Rick Chapman, the co-founder of Coronado Brewing Company, and Gina Marsaglia, the founder of Pizza Port, are both on the San Diego Brewers Guild board of directors. The guild puts on San Diego Beer Week each year.

Chapman and Marsaglia join Midday Edition on Wednesday to discuss beer week and trends in the local industry.

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