U.S. brewery count reaches all-time high of 4,144, plus other beer news

Dec. 2, the Brewers Association announced that as of the end of November the U.S. had reached an all-time high of 4,144 breweries, topping the historic high of 4,131 breweries in 1873. “This is a remarkable achievement, and it’s just the beginning,” said Bart Watson, chief economist for the Brewers Association. [...]


Chief Economist of Brewers Association Sees More Growth

Thanks to deregulation back in the late 1970s craft beer has become an economic force in many world economies.  There are so many fads in the world economy, but craft beer doesn't seem to be one of those. Just how much growth can we expect? Bart Watson, the Chief Economist for the [...]


Craft Brewing Reaches Record High Market Share

Some broken records sound good! Craft. Beer. Is. Blowing. UP. The Brewer's Association announced today the craft beer has officially reached it's largest market share, 11%. Let's look at some more numbers from the press release to get a better idea of how big that is. In 2014, craft brewers produced [...]

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