There is currently no evidence that marijuana legalization has had a clear effect in a singular direction on beer sales. See the evidence from Bart Watson.
Insights & Analysis
Learn about craft brewery trends, including beer styles, packaging, brewery business models, demographics, and more from the craft brewing industry’s top economist, Dr. Bart Watson.
As industry growth has slowed, can growth is now coming at the expense of bottles. Let's break down that shift in terms of drivers.
Recent changes to the Brewers Association's craft brewer definition will mean minor adjustments to the craft brewer data set.
Although the number of breweries in rural areas has increased in recent years, it is more about the growth in the number of breweries overall than population.
New research suggests that beer drinkers who are visiting breweries are drinking more beer, whereas those that aren’t are drinking less.
Worried about climate change threatening beer sales? Here are three signs that the beer industry is well positioned to evolve and thrive even as the climate shifts.
It’s time for the annual Great American Beer Festival medal recap! Take a look at the breakdown of the 2018 GABF medal winners by state, geographic region, and size.
Today, the Brewers Association released our mid-year growth figures. In this post, I want to delve into a few of the sources for these figures, what they show, and try to come to some conclusions about …More
As the brewing market has gotten more crowded, more and more Brewers Association members are producing products outside of just beer. In order to make sure that we’re providing our members with the best technical …More
Of all the state excise tax data sets, the California production data is perhaps the deepest and richest. Not only does it encompass more than 700 breweries, it also breaks out the production of those …More