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Craft Beer Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Craft Beer Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Beverage Production | Mar 2015

Craft beer revolution: Shifts in consumer tastes have enabled the industry to grow substantially

IBISWorld’s Craft Beer Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Boston Beer Company Boston Beer Company market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 10-15
19.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,722
Businesses
3,266
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The past five years have transformed the Craft Beer Production industry into one of the fastest growing and most popular alcoholic beverage segments in the United States. Although the industry mostly consists of many small-sized players, there has been increasing consolidation and expansion activity among some of the industry's largest brewers. Additionally, international beer manufacturing companies have aggressively promoted their craft beer brands in an attempt to capture growing craft beer sales. In the next five years, Although craft brewers and their competitors alike have speculated that the rapid revenue growth among industry brewers is poised to plateau due to market saturation, consumer demand for craft beer will remain robust.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Craft Beer Production industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for about 29.0% of total industry revenue in 2015. Although craft brewing has existed in some form throughout US history, the industry has recently undergone a significant overhaul from being an industry consisting mainly of local hobbyists and brewpubs to being a legitimate alternative to US macrobrewery beer.

The traditional trajectory of small-scale microbreweries has been to build up regional or national dominance, expand brewing capacity as much as possible and increase market share through mergers with other major breweries... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Craft Beer Production Industry?

This industry includes microbreweries and brewpubs that produce beer for resale or consumption on premises. A microbrewery produces a limited amount of beer, typically up to 6.0 million barrels (186,000,000 US gallons) of beer per year. A brewpub brews and sells beer on the premises as well as prepares and serves food to dining patrons. A brewpub may also be considered a microbrewery if it engages in a significant amount of beer distribution on a regional level.

Industry Products
IPASeasonalPale aleAmber aleLagerWheatBockFruit beer
 
Industry Activities
Brewing and selling craft styles of ale and lagerBrewing and selling seasonal craft beersDistributing craft beers to localersManaging full-service brewpub establishments


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