Breweries in the US: Market Research Report

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Breweries Market Research Report | NAICS 31212 | Jul 2015

Had too much: Revenue will plateau as the market becomes saturated with microbreweries

IBISWorld’s Breweries 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

During the five years to 2015, the Breweries industry has benefited from consumers opting for a growing variety of craft-style beers made from local microbreweries. Unlike traditional breweries that have bottling operations in facilities throughout the United States and, in some cases, throughout the world, small-scale breweries have become a big hit with consumers due to their local flair, variety of style offerings and quality ingredients. In the coming years, it is unlikely that microbrewery growth akin to that of the five-year period to 2015 will continue. As the market for specialty beers becomes saturated with microbreweries throughout the country, industry revenue is projected to gradually plateau... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of this industry is characterized by the volume of production and the number of breweries in a particular state. Volumes produced in each state generally correlate with the population of the state. This is likely the result of producers locating their production facilities closer to major centers of the population to minimize costs of transportation. Another influence on the geographic spread is the climate of the region. Warm climates are more conducive to the consumption of beer, so there is likely to be greater demand for beer in regions along the southern coasts or the Mexican border. Other factors that affect geographic spread include access to raw materials, ease of access to export markets and taxes levied at the state level... purchase to read more


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What is the Breweries Industry?

The Breweries industry primarily produces alcoholic beverages using malted barley and hops. This industry excludes wine, brandy, cider and distilled beverages such as vodka and rum. Bottling purchased malt beverages and manufacturing purchased malt are also excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Premium beerSub-premium beerSuper-premium beerCraft beerProgressive adult beveragesMalt liquor
Industry Activities
Canned beer productionBottled beer productionDraft beer productionNonalcoholic beer production

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