Prime 50 Craft Brewing Corporations in america (2023)

Prime 50 Craft Brewing Corporations in america – by the Brewer’s Affiliation (photograph courtesy of the Brewer’s Affiliation)

The Prime 50 Craft Brewing Corporations in america

The Brewer’s Affiliation has launched their annual “Prime 50 US Craft Brewing Corporations“. They launch this yearly, and its at all times a gold mine of knowledge on what breweries are producing how a lot, distribution, gross sales, and who all continues to be thought of ‘craft beer’ vs ‘macro beer’.

From their report:

The Brewers AssociationOpens in new window (BA)—the commerce affiliation representing small and impartial1Opens in new window  American craft brewers—in the present day launched annual manufacturing figures for the U.S. craft brewing trade. 2 In 2022, small and impartial brewers collectively produced 24.3 million barrels of beer, on par with 2021’s numbers3, and craft’s general beer market share by quantity grew to 13.2%, up from 13.1% the earlier yr. 

The general beer market* shrank 3% by quantity in 2022. Retail greenback worth was estimated at $28.46 billion, representing a 24.6% market share and 6% progress over 2021. Gross sales progress was stronger than quantity because of pricing, share shift to smaller brewers—who usually tend to promote onsite and through distributed draught—in addition to the continued channel shift again to on-premise, which has a better common retail worth. Craft brewers offered 189,413 direct jobs, a 9% improve from 2021, pushed each by progress within the variety of breweries and a continued shift to hospitality-focused enterprise fashions. 

Brewer’s Affiliation: Prime 50 US Craft Brewing Corporations

Progress in Craft Breweries

General in 2022 the whole variety of craft breweries elevated. Hitting an all time excessive of 9,552 breweries open in 2022.

The variety of working craft breweries continued to climb in 2022, reaching an all-time excessive of 9,552, together with 2,035 microbreweries, 3,418 brewpubs, 3,838 taproom breweries, and 261 regional craft breweries. The overall U.S. working brewery depend was 9,709, up from 9,384 in 2021. All year long, there have been 549 new brewery openings and 319 closings. Openings decreased for a second consecutive yr, with the continued decline reflecting a extra mature market. The closing fee elevated in 2022 however continued to stay comparatively low, at roughly 3%.

Of the highest 50 general brewing firms in 2022, 40 had been small and impartial craft brewing firms.4 

“Breweries that managed to maneuver up the record organically are sometimes these which are including incremental progress to the class,” stated Watson. “Each beer and craft have to create new events and new beer lovers to search out progress.” 

Brewer’s Affiliation: Prime 50 US Craft Brewing Corporations

Prime 50 US Craft Breweries as per Manufacturing

Rank: Brewery: City: State:
1. D. G. Yuengling and Son Inc Pottsville PA
2. Boston Beer Firm Boston, Milton MA, DE
3. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Chico CA
4. Duvel Moortgat USA Paso Robles, Kansas Metropolis, Cooperstown CA, MO, NY
5. Gambrinus Firm Shiner, Berkley TX, CA
6. Artisanal Brewing Ventures Dowingtown, Lakewood, Brooklyn PA, NY, NY
7. Stone Brewing Escondido CA
8. CANarchy Longmont, Tampa, Salt Lake Metropolis, Comstock, Dallas CO, FL, UT, MI, TX
9. Tilray Beer Manufacturers Atlanta, Montauk, San Diego GA, NY, CA
10. Brooklyn Brewing Co. Brooklyn NY
11. Deschutes Brewery Bend OR
12. New Glarus Brewing Co. New Glarus WI
13. Athletic Brewing Co. Milford CT
14. Matt Brewing Co Utica NY
15. Minhas Craft Brewery Monroe WI
16. Harpoon Brewing Boston MA
17. Gordon Biersch Brewing Co San Jose CA
18. Nice Lakes Brewing Firm Cleveland OH
19. Stevens Level Brewery Stevens Level WI
20. Allagash Brewing Firm Portland ME
21. Georgetown Brewing Co. Seattle WA
22. Odell Brewing Co. Fort Collins CO
23. Rhinegeist Brewery Cincinnati OH
24. Three Floyds Brewing Munster IN
25. Troegs Unbiased Craft Brewing Firm Hershey PA
26. Summit Brewing Co. Saint Paul MN
27. Narragansett Brewing Co Windfall RI
28. Craft Ohana Kihei, San Diego HI, CA
29. August Schell Brewing Firm New Ulm MN
30. Kings & Convicts Brewing San Diego CA
31. Pittsburgh Brewing Co. Pittsburgh PA
32. Alaskan Brewing Co. Juneau AK
33. Kona Brewing Co Kailua – Kona HI
34. Flying Canine Brewery Frederick MD
35. Abita Brewing Co. Covington LA
36. Fiddlehead Brewing Shelburne VT
37. Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Athens GA
38. BrewDog Brewing Firm Canal Winchester OH
39. Revolution Brewing Chicago IL
40. Misplaced Coast Brewing Eureka CA
41. Rogue Ales Brewery Newport OR
42. Surley Brewing Co. Minneapolis MN
43. Ninkasi Brewing Co Eugene OR
44. Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Houston TX
45. IndieBrew Atlanta, Nashville GA, TN
46. Shipyard Brewing Co Portland ME
47. Jack’s Abby Brewing Framingham MA
48. North Coast Brewing Co Fort Bragg CA
49. Pizza Port Brewing Firm Carlsbad CA
50. Made by the Water New Orleans, Apalachicola, Asheville, Charleston LA, FL, NC, SC

Prime 50 General

The Brewer’s Affiliation additionally unveiled the Prime 50 Breweries general. I’ll do an article about that as nicely in only a bit. However for sure, Anheuser-Busch Inc is primary. Yuengling is quantity seven.

For Extra Info

If you need to see the Brewer’s Affiliation’s full article, you’ll find that right here:

For extra data on the Brewer’s Affiliation, you’ll find there homepage right here:

(The Brewers Affiliation is an American commerce group of over 5,400 brewers, breweries in planning, suppliers, distributors, craft beer retailers, and people notably involved with the promotion of craft beer and homebrewing.)

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