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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

The Craft Beer Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

This industry is growing at a much faster pace than the overall economy. The introduction of new products, the ease with which brewers are joining the industry and the growing popularity of craft beer among consumers has demonstrated that the industry is undergoing the growth stage of its life cycle. Craft beer's popularity boosted its prominence on many store shelves, which further contributed to growing consumer awareness. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to rise at an annualized rate of 11.1% in the 10 years to 2020. Meanwhile, GDP is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 2.5% per year over the same period.

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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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