It’s that time again, when we tally the barrelage of the craft breweries operating in the United States and report on the growth numbers for the previous year for our annual Industry Review Issue. Craft breweries had a banner year in 2014, increasing production by 18 percent by volume and earning double digit market share (11 percent) for the first time ever.
Jill Redding has been editor-in-chief of The New Brewer since 2006. She is a Certified Cicerone® and an active BJCP Certified beer judge. Jill lives in Boulder, Colo., with her husband and son. When she’s not editing or writing articles about beer, you’ll find her running, hiking, skiing, and biking in the Colorado Rockies. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.See Jill's Articles