Distilleries in the US: Market Research Report

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Distilleries Market Research Report | NAICS 31214 | Jun 2015

In good spirits: Rising incomes will fuel demand for premium liquors, buouying industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Distilleries market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Distilleries industry managed to escape declines during and immediately after the economic downturn due to a consumer trend toward premiumization, or an increase in the consumption of high-grade liquor and spirits. Additionally, the increased popularity of cocktails over the five-year period resulted in more liquor consumption at on-premises drinking establishments. Although the industry remains highly concentrated, with brand loyalty and acquisitions maintaining the dominance of a few top players, the industry has also experienced an influx of small-scale craft distilleries. Overall, the Distilleries industry is expected to sustain its growth over the next five years, buouyed by continued improvements in consumer spending and greater demand for higher-margin craft spirits... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Distilleries are located throughout the United States and the distribution of production centers are roughly in line with population. The largest concentrations occur in the Southeast, where 22.2% of industry facilities are located. This heavy concentration is due to the fact that the Southeast region is the birthplace of American bourbons and is still responsible for the majority of its production. Kentucky and Tennessee have large concentrations of distilleries. These two states comprise about 10.4% of industry establishments and nearly 30.0% industry employment.

California and Oregon also have large concentrations of spirit production facilities. This is largely due to the size of these states, as the producers there are relatively small... purchase to read more


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What is the Distilleries Industry?

This industry consists of distilleries that purchase a range of ingredients, such as grains and sugar, and manufacture them into spirits (i.e. not beer or wine). These spirits are then bottled and sold to liquor wholesalers, bars, casinos, restaurants, hotels and other retail stores.

Industry Products
VodkaGinWhiskeyOther spiritRumBrandy and CognacCordialsTequila
Industry Activities
Distilling liquorsBlending liquorsBottling liquors

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