U.S. Breweries Booming According To Census Bureau

Published: 07/15/2014

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire-USNewswire) — The number of U.S. breweries more than doubled between 2007 and 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released this month from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series.

The report stated the number of breweries increased from 398 to 869 during the 5-year period. Additionally, the brewing industry reported $28.3 billion in shipments in 2012, an increase of nearly 33.6 percent since 2007.