Archive for March, 2017

Craft brewery production up 6%

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The Brewers Association announced that craft breweries* produced 24.6 million barrels of beer in 2016, 6% more than in 2015. It was the smallest increase since 2008. Retail dollar sales grew 10% to $23.5 billion. Microbreweries and brewpubs delivered 90% of the growth. “Small and independent brewers are operating in a new brewing reality still […]

And the 50 largest breweries are . . .

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Brewers Association has released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were craft brewing companies. For details, a larger version of the map, and the list of the 50 largest breweries visit the […]