Posted March 17, 2014 by Crafted Pours in Blog Posts

2013 American Craft Beer Stats From The Brewers Association

Dry Hopped American Amber Ale
Dry Hopped American Amber Ale

March 17, 2014

The Brewers Association released a report on 2013 craft beer, announcing the following stats:

Craft beer volume rose 18.6% to 15.6 million barrels.

Craft beer sales represented 7.8% of the total beer market volume in 2013, up from 6.5% in 2012.

Craft beer retail sales were $14.3 billion in 2013, up from $11.9 billion in 2012.

2,768 craft breweries were operating in the U.S. at the end of 2013, an increase of 15%.