U.S. Adds 948 New Brewing Permits In 2013

Published: 03/18/2014

WASHINGTON — The United States saw a record-high 3,699 active breweries in 2013, according to an analysis by the Beer Institute.

According to the Beer Institute, the majority of the 948 new permits issued last year went to brewpubs, while four states — California, Washington, Colorado and Oregon — account for one-third of all breweries in the United States:.