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TOP 50 US CRAFT BREWERIES

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The Brewers Association (BA) has released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the US, based on beer sales volume.

Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, an impressive 43 were craft brewing companies, one more than last year.

The top eight of the craft brewing list remain the same as last year, with D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. again coming in at number one, followed by Boston Beer Co, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, New Belgium Brewing Co, Gambrinus, Lagunitas Brewing Co, Bell’s Brewery Inc and Deschutes Brewery. Minhas Craft Brewery jumped one spot to number nine, replacing Stone Brewing Co., which rounded out the top 10.

The top nine of the overall brewing companies remain the same year-on-year, with Anheuser-Busch Inc again taking pole position, followed by MillerCoors, Pabst Brewing Co, D. G. Yuengling and Son Inc, Boston Beer Co, North American Breweries, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, New Belgium Brewing Co and Craft Brew Alliance. Lagunitas Brewing Co. jumped one position to complete the top 10.

Top 50 US craft brewing companies for 2015 are:

Brewing Company City State
1 D. G. Yuengling and Son, Inc Pottsville PA
2 Boston Beer Co Boston MA
3 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co Chico CA
4 New Belgium Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
5 Gambrinus San Antonio TX
6 Lagunitas Brewing Co* Petaluma CA
7 Bell’s Brewery, Inc Kalamazoo MI
8 Deschutes Brewery Bend OR
9 Minhas Craft Brewery Monroe WI
10 Stone Brewing Co Escondido CA
11 Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits* San Diego CA
12 Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn NY
13 Firestone Walker Brewing Co Paso Robles CA
14 Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co Longmont CO
15 Duvel Moortgat USA Kansas City & Cooperstown MO/NY
16 Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Milton DE
17 Matt Brewing Co Utica NY
18 SweetWater Brewing Co Atlanta GA
19 Harpoon Brewery Boston MA
20 New Glarus Brewing Co New Glarus WI
21 Great Lakes Brewing Co Cleveland OH
22 Alaskan Brewing Co. Juneau AK
23 Abita Brewing Co Abita Springs LA
24 Anchor Brewing Co San Francisco CA
25 Stevens Point Brewery Co Stevens Point WI
26 Victory Brewing Co Downingtown PA
27 August Schell Brewing Co New Ulm MN
28 Long Trail Brewing Co Bridgewater Corners VT
29 Summit Brewing Co Saint Paul MN
30 Shipyard Brewing Co Portland ME
31 Full Sail Brewing Co Hood River OR
32 Odell Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
33 Southern Tier Brewing Co Lakewood NY
34 Rogue Ales Brewery Newport OR
35 21st Amendment Brewery Bay Area CA
36 Ninkasi Brewing Co Eugene OR
37 Flying Dog Brewery Frederick MD
38 Narragansett Brewing Co Providence RI
39 Left Hand Brewing Company Longmont CO
40 Uinta Brewing Co Salt Lake City UT
41 Green Flash Brewing Co San Diego CA
42 Allagash Brewing Co Portland ME
43 Lost Coast Brewery Eureka CA
44 Bear Republic Brewing Co Cloverdale CA
45 Troegs Brewing Co Hershey PA
46 Karl Strauss Brewing Co San Diego CA
47 Breckenridge Brewery* Littleton CO
48 North Coast Brewing Co Inc. Fort Bragg CA
49 Four Peaks Brewing Co* Tempe AZ
50 Revolution Brewing Co Chicago IL
*Craft volume pro-rated in 2015 or will be pro-rated/exiting craft brewer data set in 2016

 

Top 50 US overall brewing companies for 2015 are:

Rank Brewing Company City State
1 Anheuser-Busch, Inc Saint Louis MO
2 MillerCoors Chicago IL
3 Pabst Brewing Co Los Angeles CA
4 D. G. Yuengling and Son Inc Pottsville PA
5 Boston Beer Co Boston MA
6 North American Breweries Rochester NY
7 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co Chico CA
8 New Belgium Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
9 Craft Brew Alliance Portland OR
10 Lagunitas Brewing Co Petaluma CA
11 Gambrinus San Antonio TX
12 Bell’s Brewery, Inc Kalamazoo MI
13 Deschutes Brewery Bend OR
14 Minhas Craft Brewery Monroe WI
15 Stone Brewing Co Escondido CA
16 Sleeman Brewing Co LaCrosse WI
17 Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits San Diego CA
18 Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn NY
19 Firestone Walker Brewing Co Paso Robles CA
20 Founders Brewing Co Grand Rapids MI
21 Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co Longmont CO
22 Duvel Moortgat USA Kansas City MO
23 Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Milton DE
24 Matt Brewing Co Utica NY
25 SweetWater Brewing Co Atlanta GA
26 Harpoon Brewery Boston MA
27 New Glarus Brewing Co New Glarus WI
28 Great Lakes Brewing Co Cleveland OH
29 Alaskan Brewing Co Juneau AK
30 Abita Brewing Co Abita Springs LA
31 Anchor Brewing Co San Francisco CA
32 Stevens Point Brewery Co Stevens Point WI
33 Victory Brewing Co Downingtown PA
34 August Schell Brewing Co New Ulm MN
35 Long Trail Brewing Co Bridgewater Corners VT
36 Summit Brewing Co Saint Paul MN
37 Shipyard Brewing Co Portland ME
38 Full Sail Brewing Co Hood River OR
39 Odell Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
40 Southern Tier Brewing Co Lakewood NY
41 Rogue Ales Brewery Newport OR
42 21st Amendment Brewery Bay Area CA
43 Ninkasi Brewing Co Eugene OR
44 Flying Dog Brewery Frederick MD
45 Narragansett Brewing Co Providence RI
46 Pittsburgh Brewing Co Pittsburgh PA
47 Left Hand Brewing Company Longmont CO
48 Uinta Brewing Co Salt Lake City UT
49 Green Flash Brewing Co San Diego CA
50 Allagash Brewing Co Portland ME

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