Sales of American Craft Beer Surged by 13 Percent in 2015

March 23, 2016

The little guys continue to give Big Beer a run for its money

There’s been no shortage of fretting about the beer industry as of late: Beer is losing precious market share to wine and spirits, craft breweries are getting swallowed up by giant macrobreweries left and right, and Big Beer is only poised to get bigger as the largest merger in industry history looms on the horizon.

But despite all that, things are looking rosy for craft brewers: Yesterday the American craft beer industry reported double-digit growth for the eighth year in a row, reports Fortune, with a 13 percent surge in sales volume…