Craft beer sector will likely grow by 4% in 2019

8,000 breweries now in operation, says BA report

Cincinnati OH, Dec. 10, 2019 — As 2019 comes to a close, the Brewers Association (BA) — the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers — takes a retrospective look at the contributions and major milestones of the country’s craft brewing community during the past year. Continued growth, record brewery count, and craft beers’ museum debut are a few of the highlights from a memorable year for the industry.