2015 Craft Beer Numbers Released: Looking back at 2014

The Brewers Association just released the numbers from 2015 growth. Let's look over them a bit and see what we can glean. At the end of 2015 the US was at a record high, 4,269 breweries and held a 12.2% volume market share. The BA said their goal is to have 20% [...]

2015 Craft Beer Numbers Released: Looking back at 20142018-10-18T13:22:48-07:00

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. [...]

U.S. brewery count reaches all-time high of 4,144, plus other beer news2018-10-18T13:23:30-07:00

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 [...]

Chief Economist of Brewers Association Sees More Growth2015-04-10T09:24:40-07:00

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 [...]

Craft Brewing Reaches Record High Market Share2018-10-18T13:31:02-07:00

Are Lagers the Next Great Craft Beer Trend?

Are you a home brewer or own a brewery? You might want to pay attention to trends. If you time it right you can meet demand exactly when it hits and have the next great trending beer. You can do that by following statistics and, no doubt, your own brewer's intuition. Statistics [...]

Are Lagers the Next Great Craft Beer Trend?2018-10-18T13:30:05-07:00
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