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Small is the new IPA

Earlier today Brewers Association economist Bart Watson tweeted this: “Small breweries are small. Looking at CA 2014 data: Breweries 1,000 = only 122.” If you break down the percentages that’s 30% under 100 barrels, 44% between 100 and 1,000, and 26% […]

2014 Was Another Great Year For American Craft Beer [Infographic]

The craft beer revolution isn't showing any signs of slowing down with 2014 proving another great year for brewers across the United States. According to the Brewers Association, there were approximately 1,521 operating craft breweries nationwide in 2008. By the end of 2014, there were 3,418. Of those, 1,412 were [...]

Bet You Didn't Know Just How Green These American Breweries Are

In 2013 the Brewers Association reported that the U.S. had a total of 2,768 microbreweries, brewpubs and regional craft breweries. While it may surprise you to learn that the total number of craft breweries grew by 15.3 percent between...Show More Summary

The Fair BEER Act is a Red Herring Introduced by Big Brewers

Why the similar-sounding Small BREW Act is a better bet for crew brewers. According to craft beer-promoting trade group the Brewers Association, at the end of 2014 there were 3,464 breweries operating in America. The organization defined the vast majority of these producers as small, independent and traditional craft breweries. Show More Summary

Economic impact of brewing in New York

The numbers aren’t quite up to date — and given recent growth they would likely be even more impressive — but the growing economic impact of brewing in New York’s state economy is apparent. The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) — whose motto is “Think New York, Drink New York” — found that in […]

American Craft Beer Week

This week, from May 11-17 is American Craft Brew Week. It is organized by the Brewer's Association for people to declare their 'independence' by supporting breweries that produce less than 2 million barrels of beer a year (that pretty much covers everything but the big three, which aren't even American owned anyway). Show More Summary

The importance of being the local beer

MONDAY BEER LINKS, LIMITIED MUSING 04.06.15 Loving Local Beer. Brewers Association economist Bart Watson writes: “Typically, I cite studies that suggest the flavor/variety dimension as the primary driver, with local taking an important, albeit secondary role. But there is increasing evidence that local may be rivaling flavor as a motivating factor for craft beer buyers.” […]

The 50 most popular breweries in America

The Brewers Association recently released its annual list of the top 50 US breweries in 2014 based on production volume. Anheuser-Busch, maker of Budweiser, came out on top again this year, followed by Miller Coors, Pabst, and Yuengling. Some of the breweries have amped up production from 2013: Michigan-based Bell's Brewery moved up from No. Show More Summary

Here’s Why Yuengling Is Now America’s Top-Selling Craft Beer

Not everyone's happy. Thanks to a change last year to the Brewers Association's definition of "craft," Yuengling is now America's best-selling craft brewery. Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Company is now No. 2, followed by Sierra Nevada,...Show More Summary

A map of America’s 50 biggest craft breweries

The Brewer’s Association has released its list of 2014’s 50 biggest craft beer brewers in the United States. D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc., based in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, ranked highest among craft breweries by beer sales volume, while Anheuser-Busch, Inc., sold … Continue reading ? The post A map of America’s 50 biggest craft breweries appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The 20 largest breweries, 50 years later

The Brewers Association has released its lists of the nation’s largest brewing companies and the largest companies it classifies as craft breweries. Those are 50 deep, and you can find them many places, including the BA website. There they also list what brands are made by each company, like that Craft Brew Alliance includes includes […]

Georgia's top 10 craft breweries by production

Each year, the Brewers Assocation ("the trade association representing small and independent American craft brewers") releases its top 50 list of the biggest U.S. craft breweries by sales volume. And each year, I wonder to myself, "Self, I wonder what Georgia's top 10 would look like?"… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Brewers Association lists 50 largest craft breweries

The Brewers Association has released ts annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the United States. Because the BA rewrote its definition of what constitutes a craft brewery last March, Boston Beer Co. was bumped from the top spot by Yuengling. “The companies on this list include the vanguard of […]

Yuengling Listed Top US Craft Brewery of 2014

(Boulder, CO)—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brew… The post Yuengling Listed Top US Craft Brewery of 2014 appeared first on

Worldwide thirst for American craft beer grows

The Brewers Association reports that exports of craft beer increased almost 36% in 2014 as brewers shipped 383,422 31-gallon barrels valued at an estimated $99.7 million. In 2014, the fastest growing markets were Brazil, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom. The strongest growth was found in Brazil, which was up 63.9%; Asia-Pacific region (excluding […]

Craft Beer Surge: Small Brewers Now Possess Double-Digit Market Share In The U.S.

For the first time in the history of the United States, craft brewers occupy a double-digit share of the U.S. beer market according to a recently released report by the Brewers Association. According to the statistics in the report, craft brewers now maintain a 11 percent share over beer sold in the United States. Show More Summary

Craft beer surpasses 10% market share

The Brewers Association announced today that for the first time craft breweries reached double-digit share of the beer marketplace. Back in 2003, Kim Jordan of New Belgium Brewing had challenged industry members during her keynote address at the Craft Brewers Conference to strive to reach 10% share. To many that looked to a goal that […]

The Largest Craft Brewery Per State

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Chloe Effron/Click to enlarge Today's map was created by mental_floss designer, Chloe Effron. Last year, the Brewers Association released a list of the top 50 craft brewing companies by beer sales volume. [PDF] With craft breweries cropping up across the country, more and more states are getting their own breweries. Show More Summary

Brewers Association Reports Major Growth For Craft Beer for 2014

(Boulder, CO)—The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent American craft brewer… The post Brewers Association Reports Major Growth For Craft Beer for 2014 appeared first on

More Americans Are Learning to Love Beer That Actually Tastes Like Something

America's craft breweries are thirsty for a lot more market share. By 2020, the trade association representing small and independent brewers in the U.S. says its members will satisfy 20 percent of the country's beer consumption. That’s...Show More Summary

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