The local craft beer industry has grown significantly since Chris Cramer, right, helped launch Karl Strauss, one of the county’s first craft breweries, in 1989. Cramer is shown with Mayor Jerry Sanders, who says the industry is helping put people back to work.

The local craft beer industry has grown significantly since Chris Cramer, right, helped launch Karl Strauss, one of the county’s first craft breweries, in 1989. Cramer is shown with Mayor Jerry Sanders, who says the industry is helping put people back to work. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

San Diego County’s unrelenting expansion of its craft beer industry isn’t flattening anytime soon...

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