Number of Breweries

Historical U.S. Brewery Count

Historical Brewery Count

U.S. Brewery Count by Category

Historical Brewery Count

U.S. Brewery Count

2012 2013 2014 ’13 to ’14 % Change
CRAFT 2,401 2,863 3,418  + 19.4%
Regional Craft Breweries 97 119 135  + 13.4%
Microbreweries 1,149 1,464 1,871  + 27.8%
Brewpubs 1,155 1,280 1,412  + 10.3%
LARGE NON-CRAFT 23 23 26
OTHER NON-CRAFT 32 31 20  

Total U.S. Breweries

2,456

2,917

3,464

+ 18.6%

Brewpub Openings and Closings

Micro Openings and Closings