The total number of breweries in the U.S., from 1887 to present

Here's a graph depicting the rise and fall of American brewerdom in the last 125 years — part of a comprehensive report, issued earlier this year by the Brewers Association, containing a wealth of beer-related data.


If this is up your alley, we recommend checking out this map, recently posted over at The New Yorker, which charts the rise of craft beer in the United States (this is just a screenshot):

It's based on the Brewers Association's bevy of statistics, but The New Yorker's Larry Buchanan and Daniel Fromson do an admirable job of compiling that information in one interactive infographic. Check out the map here, then head here for analysis.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter