Press Releases: Industry Growth

Small and Independent Brewers See Sustained Growth in 2017

The Brewers Association today released 2017 data on U.S. craft brewing growth. With more than 6,300 breweries operating during the year, small and independent craft brewers represent 12.7 percent market share by volume of the overall beer industry.

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2017 Craft Beer in Review

Boulder, CO • December 13, 2017 – Strong brewery growth, increased beer tourism and the launch of the independent craft brewer seal—with more than 2,700 craft brewers signed on—were all part of a watershed year for …More

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Steady Growth for Small and Independent Brewers

Brewers Association Releases 2016 Statistics for Craft Category Boulder, CO • March 28, 2017—The Brewers Association (BA)—the trade association representing small and independent1 American craft brewers—today released 2016 data on U.S. craft brewing2 growth. With over …More

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2016 Craft Beer Year in Review from the Brewers Association

A Big Year for Small Beer Boulder, CO • December 5, 2016—Reflecting on the significant impact of small and independent craft breweries in 2016, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looked back …More

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