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. 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 over the next five years.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Craft Beer Production industry brews virtually all styles of beer and regularly experiments with different ingredients to create variant styles of beer. As a result, the industry's range of products is diverse. There are, however, several styles of beer that remain perennial favorites among craft beer enthusiasts and casual drinkers alike. India pale ales (commonly referred to as IPAs), traditional pale ales and seasonal varieties that feature limited-time ingredients and unique flavors are the most popular types of beer.
India Pale Ale (IPA)
While technically a style that exists within the broader category of pale ale beers, IPA brands are the most popular type of beer among craft beer consumers... purchase to read more