Steady Growth for Small and Independent Brewers

Amidst all the speculation of the craft beer boom being ready to bust, there’s some good news this week. The Brewers Association released some preliminary figures showing small and independent breweries continued to experience steady growth in 2016.

Brewers Association Releases 2016 Statistics for Craft Category

Boulder, CO • March 28, 2017—The Brewers Association (BA)—the trade association representing small and independent American craft brewers—today released 2016 data on U.S. craft brewing growth. With over 5,300 breweries operating during the year, small and independent craft brewers represent 12.3 percent market share by volume of the overall beer industry. Read more

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