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As of 2013, the United States was home to over 2,800 craft breweries. As of April 2014, San Diego county had 87 craft breweries and brewpubs.
Three San Diego breweries rank among the 50 largest craft breweries in the US:
10. Stone Brewing Co. (2012 production: 177,199 barrels)
38. Karl Strauss Brewing Co. (2012 production: 58,700 barrels)
45. Ballast Point (2012 production: 47,503 barrels)
Sources: SD Brewing Industry Watch