At a Glance: Beer Taxes by State

The beer industry is a key segment of Ohio’s food and beverage production, which provides around 60,000 jobs across the Buckeye State. According to the Beer Institute, “Taxes are the single most expensive ingredient in beer, costing more than the labor and raw materials combined.”

The Tax Foundation recently published this updated study examining beer taxes in all 50 states. Ohio imposes a relatively smaller tax burden on beer (18 cents a gallon) than many other states. 7/6/2023