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Top 50 Breweries

Postby BrewMasterBrad on Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:32 pm

From time to time we have discussions as to who actually owns some of our favorite breweries. Well, the BA has just released its list of the top 50 breweries in the US complete with footnotes that may help us figure all this out.

Top 50 Overall Brewing Companies
Rank Brewing Company City State
1 Anheuser-Busch, Inc (a) Saint Louis MO
2 MillerCoors (b) Chicago IL
3 Pabst Brewing Co (c) Los Angeles CA
4 D. G. Yuengling & Son, Inc Pottsville PA
5 North American Breweries (d) Rochester NY
6 Boston Beer Co (e) Boston MA
7 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co Chico CA
8 New Belgium Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
9 Lagunitas Brewing Co (f) Petaluma CA
10 Craft Brew Alliance (g) Portland OR
11 Gambrinus (h) San Antonio TX
12 Duvel Moortgat (i) Paso Robles/Kansas City/Cooperstown CA/MO/NY
13 Ballast Point Brewing Co (j) San Diego CA
14 Bell’s Brewery, Inc (k) Comstock MI
15 Deschutes Brewery Bend OR
16 Founders Brewing Co (l) Grand Rapids MI
17 Stone Brewing Co Escondido CA
18 Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co (m) Longmont CO
19 Sapporo USA (n) La Crosse WI
20 Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn NY
21 Minhas Craft Brewery (o) Monroe WI
22 Artisanal Brewing Ventures (p) Downington/Lakewood PA/NY
23 Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Milton DE
24 SweetWater Brewing Co Atlanta GA
25 New Glarus Brewing Co New Glarus WI
26 Matt Brewing Co (q) Utica NY
27 Harpoon Brewery Boston MA
28 Alaskan Brewing Co Juneau AK
29 Abita Brewing Co Abita Springs LA
30 Great Lakes Brewing Co Cleveland OH
31 Anchor Brewing Co San Francisco CA
32 Stevens Point Brewery (r) Stevens Point WI
33 August Schell Brewing Co (s) New Ulm MN
33 Long Trail Brewing Co (t) Bridgewater Corners VT
35 Summit Brewing Co Saint Paul MN
36 Odell Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
37 Shipyard Brewing Co (u) Portland ME
38 Full Sail Brewing Co Hood River OR
39 Rogue Ales Newport OR
40 21st Amendment Brewery Bay Area CA
41 Flying Dog Brewery Frederick MD
42 Ninkasi Brewing Co Eugene OR
43 Gordon Biersch Brewing Co San Jose CA
44 Allagash Brewing Co Portland ME
45 Narragansett Brewing Co Providence RI
46 Green Flash Brewing Co (v) San Diego CA
47 Tröegs Brewing Co Hershey PA
48 Uinta Brewing Co Salt Lake City UT
49 Bear Republic Brewing Co Cloverdale CA
50 Pittsburgh Brewing Co (w) Pittsburgh PA

And now the footnotes:

2016 Top 50 Overall U.S. Brewing Companies


(a)Anheuser-Busch, Inc includes 10 Barrel, Bass, Beck’s, Blue Point, Bud Light, Budweiser,Breckenridge, Busch, Devils Backbone (partial year), Elysian, Four Peaks, Golden Road, Goose Island, Karbach (partial year), King Cobra, Landshark, Michelob, Natural Rolling Rock, Shock Top, Wild Series brandsand Ziegenbock brands. Does not include partially owned Coastal, Craft Brew Alliance, Fordham, Kona, Old Dominion, Omission, Red Hook, and Widmer Brothers brands

(b)MillerCoors includes A.C. Golden, Batch 19, Blue Moon, Colorado Native, Coors, Hamms, Hop Valley (partial year), Icehouse, Keystone, Killian’s, Leinenkugel’s, Mickey’s, Milwaukee’s Best, Miller, Olde English, Revolver (partial year), Saint Archer, Steel Reserve,Tenth & Blake, and Terrapin (partial year) brands

(c)Pabst Brewing Co includes Ballantine, Lone Star, Pabst, Pearl, Primo, Rainier, Schlitz and Small Town brands

(d)North American Breweries includes Dundee, Genesee, Labatt Lime, Mactarnahan’s, Magic Hat, Portland and Pyramid brands as well as import volume

(e)Boston Beer Co includes Alchemy & Science and Sam Adams brands. Does not include Twisted Tea or Angry Orchard brands

(f)Lagunitas Brewing Co ownership stake by Heineken

(g)Craft Brew Alliance includes Kona, Omission, Red Hook and Widmer Brothers brands

(h)Gambrinus includes BridgePort, Shiner and Trumer brands

(i)Duvel Moortgat USA includes Boulevard, Firestone Walker, and Ommegang brands

(j)Ballast Point Brewing Co owned by Constellation brands

(k)Bell’sBrewery, Incincludes Bell’s and Upper Hand brands

(l)Founders ownership stake by Mahou San Miguel

(m)Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co includes Cigar City, Perrin and Utah Brewers Cooperative brands

(n)Sapporo USA includes Sapporo and Sleeman brands as well as export volume

(o)Minhas Craft Brewery includes Huber, Mountain Crest and Rhinelander brands as well as export volume

(p)Artisanal Brewing Ventures includes Victory and Southern Tier brands

(q) Matt Brewing Co includes Flying Bison, Saranac and Utica Club brands

(r)Stevens Point Brewery includes James Page and Point brands

(s)August Schell Brewing Co includes Grain Belt and Schell’s brands

(t)Long Trail Brewing Co includes Long Trail, Otter Creek, The Shed and Wolaver’s
brands

(u)Shipyard Brewing Co includes Casco Bay, Sea Dog and Shipyard brands

(v)Green Flash Brewing Co includes Alpine and Green Flash brands

(w)Pittsburgh Brewing Co includes Iron City and Old German brands
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Re: Top 50 Breweries

Postby lexuschris on Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:26 am

Top 50 by produced volume?

I did not see Constellation in there, and would have thought they would be....
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Re: Top 50 Breweries

Postby hjw on Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:37 am

And that is just for this week.
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Re: Top 50 Breweries

Postby brahn on Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:04 pm

lexuschris wrote:Top 50 by produced volume?

I did not see Constellation in there, and would have thought they would be....
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Constellation is listed in the footnotes as the owner of Ballast Point. I believe it's based on beer brewed in the US which might explain why Constellation isn't listed on its own.
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Re: Top 50 Breweries

Postby Megastout on Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:16 pm

cool info, thanks
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Re: Top 50 Breweries

Postby BrewMasterBrad on Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:19 pm

brahn wrote:
lexuschris wrote:Top 50 by produced volume?

I did not see Constellation in there, and would have thought they would be....
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Constellation is listed in the footnotes as the owner of Ballast Point. I believe it's based on beer brewed in the US which might explain why Constellation isn't listed on its own.


Sounds logical to me.
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