A report that came out a month ago noted that Maine has now more than 80 breweries and their annual economic impact adds up to about $225 million.

In every revolution, someone fires the first shot. In Maine, that was David Geary, the founder of D.L. Geary Brewing, which makes Geary's beer.

He announced a few weeks ago that he was selling his business, which was big news in the beer world.