On the U.S. beer market , about 65.43 billion U.S. dollars were registered in off-premise retail dollar sales in 2019.
As of 2016, the top three beer companies in the US were Anheuser-Busch , MillerCoors , and Pabst Brewing Company . As of 2009, the top beer brands by market share were Bud Light (28.3%), Budweiser (11.9%) and Coors Light (9.9%).
That year, Anheuser-Busch InBev was the largest beer company in the world, with sales amounting to approximately 54.6 billion U.S. dollars. Beer is among the handful of alcoholic beverages that have been consumed for centuries.
Summary. Overall U.S. beer volume sales were down 2% in 2019, whereas craft brewer sales continued to grow at a rate of 4% by volume, reaching 13.6% of the U.S. beer market by volume. Retail dollar sales of craft increased 6%, up to $29.3 billion, and now account for more than 25% of the $116.0 billion U.S. beer market
The original InBev global brands are Budweiser , Corona and Stella Artois. Its international brands are Beck’s, Hoegaarden and Leffe.
America’s 10 Most Alcoholic Beers 9—THE BRUERY CHOCOLATE RAIN: 19.5% ABV. 8—BIG BUCK IMPERIAL PORTER: 20% ABV. 7—GRAND LAKE HOLY GRAIL: 20% ABV. 5—DUCLAW COLOSSUS: 21% ABV. 4—LAGERHAUS . 44 MAGNUM ALE: 22% ABV. 3—HERKIMER TORIPURU TRIPLE BOCK : 23% ABV. 2— SAMUEL ADAMS UTOPIAS : 27% ABV. 1—HAIR OF THE DOG DAVE: 29% ABV.
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Native Americans have the highest prevalence (12.1 percent) of heavy drinking (i.e., five or more drinks on the same occasion for 5 or more of the past 30 days; followed by Whites (8.3 percent) and Hispanics (6.1 percent).
The top selling style of beer in Canada, by far, is the pale lager . This type is also called North American Style Lager (by the Canadian Brewing Awards, for example.) In 2016, the best-selling brand was Budweiser with its products manufactured in Canada.