Coloradans consume craft beer at twice the rate of the rest of nation
The Denver Post
Craft beer sales continued to bubble over in 2015, another year of double-digit increases that added up to a 12 percent stake of the U.S. beer market, according to Brewers Association data released Tuesday.
Craft brewers — independent producers that brew 6 million or fewer barrels of beer annually and are at least 75 percent owned by a craft brewer — churned out 24.5 million barrels of beer last year, representing a 13 percent jump in production volume.
The craft segment has seen double-digit growth for eight of the last 10 years, said officials for the Brewers Association, a Boulder-based trade association representing craft brewers.
Retail dollar sales climbed 16 percent to $22.3 billion, the Brewers Association said.
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