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Left Hand Brewing Up 49.4%, Installing Bottling Line

2011 was another big year for Left Hand Brewing.  Today, Left Hand released their 2011 report, outlining production and growth.  Up over 49% over the previous year.   That’s 36,830 barrels (or 1,141,730 gallons of beer.)

Over the past 5 years, Left Hand has spent over $9 million expanding in order to keep up with demand.  In 2011, a new keg line was installed. In 2012, A new bottling line will be installed by the fall.  The price tag on that badboy will be close to $3 million.  The new line will fill bottles 4x faster.

Currently Left Hand employs 63 awesome people, and will soon  look to be adding more to the team.  2012 looks to bring over 50% more growth – reaching 60,000 barrels by the end of the year.  That’s 1,860,000,000 gallons of beer!

Check out the full press release for even more nitty gritty info about your favorite milk stout maker in Longmont, Colorado.