Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released a list of the largest brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is a list of the top 50.

Head over here for the trade body's list of the top 50 craft brewers operating in the US.

RankBrewing CompanyCityState
1Anheuser-Busch, Inc (a)Saint LouisMO
2MillerCoors (b)ChicagoIL
3Pabst Brewing Co (c)Los AngelesCA
4D. G. Yuengling and Son IncPottsvillePA
5Boston Beer Co (d)BostonMA
6North American Breweries (e)RochesterNY
7Sierra Nevada Brewing CoChicoCA
8New Belgium Brewing CoFort CollinsCO
9Craft Brew Alliance (f)PortlandOR
10Lagunitas Brewing Co (g)PetalumaCA
11Gambrinus (h)San AntonioTX
12Bell's Brewery, Inc (i)KalamazooMI
13Deschutes BreweryBendOR
14Minhas Craft Brewery (j)MonroeWI
15Stone Brewing CoEscondidoCA
16Sleeman Brewing Co (k)LaCrosseWI
17Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits (l)San DiegoCA
18Brooklyn BreweryBrooklynNY
19Firestone Walker Brewing Co (m)Paso RoblesCA
20Founders Brewing CoGrand RapidsMI
21Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co (n)LongmontCO
22Duvel Moortgat USA (o)Kansas CityMO
23Dogfish Head Craft BreweryMiltonDE
24Matt Brewing Co (p)UticaNY
25SweetWater Brewing CoAtlantaGA
26Harpoon BreweryBostonMA
27New Glarus Brewing CoNew GlarusWI
28Great Lakes Brewing CoClevelandOH
29Alaskan Brewing CoJuneauAK
30Abita Brewing CoAbita SpringsLA
31Anchor Brewing CoSan FranciscoCA
32Stevens Point Brewery Co (q)Stevens PointWI
33Victory Brewing CoDowningtownPA
34August Schell Brewing Co (r)New UlmMN
35Long Trail Brewing Co (s)Bridgewater CornersVT
36Summit Brewing CoSaint PaulMN
37Shipyard Brewing Co (t)PortlandME
38Full Sail Brewing CoHood RiverOR
39Odell Brewing CoFort CollinsCO
40Southern Tier Brewing CoLakewoodNY
41Rogue Ales BreweryNewportOR
4221st Amendment BreweryBay AreaCA
43Ninkasi Brewing CoEugeneOR
44Flying Dog BreweryFrederickMD
45Narragansett Brewing CoProvidenceRI
46Pittsburgh Brewing Co (u)PittsburghPA
47Left Hand Brewing CompanyLongmontCO
48Uinta Brewing CoSalt Lake CityUT
49Green Flash Brewing CoSan DiegoCA
50Allagash Brewing CoPortlandME

Source: Brewers Association

The Association's full 2015 industry analysis, which shows regional trends and sales by individual breweries, will be published in the May/June issue of its member magazine, The New Brewer, available in May.

(a) includes 10 Barrel, Bass, Beck's, Blue Point, Bud Light, Budweiser, Busch, Golden Road (partial year) Goose Island, Elysian (partial year) Landshark, Michelob, Rolling Rock, Shock Top and Wild Series brands. Does not include partially owned Coastal, Craft Brew Alliance, Fordham, Kona, Old Dominion, Omission, Red Hook and Widmer Brothers brands; (b) includes A.C. Golden, Batch 19, Blue Moon, Colorado Native, Coors, Keystone, Killian's, Leinenkugel's, Miller, Saint Archer (partial year), and Tenth & Blake brands; (c) includes Pabst, Schlitz, Small Town, and 28+ other brand families; (d) includes Alchemy & Science and Sam Adams brands. Does not include Twisted Tea or Angry Orchard brands; (e) includes Dundee, Genesee, Labatt Lime, Magic Hat and Pyramid brands; (f) includes Kona, Omission, Red Hook and Widmer Brothers brands; (g) full year volume; craft rank reflects pro-rated volume due to sale of stake to Heineken (h) includes BridgePort, Shiner and Trumer brands; (i) includes Bell's and Upper Hand brands; (j) includes Mountain Crest and 10 other brand families as well as export volume; (k) includes Sleeman and Sapporo brands as well as export volume; (l) volume will be pro-rated in 2016 data set due to sale to Constellation Brands; (m) will be part of control group with Duvel Moortgat USA starting in 2016; (n) includes Utah Brewers Cooperative and Perrin Brewing Company brands, will include Cigar City brands starting in 2016; (o) includes Boulevard and Ommegang brands; (p) includes Flying Bison, Saranac and Utica Club brands; (q) includes James Page, Point and Whole Hog brands; (r) includes Grain Belt and Schell's brands; (s) includes Long Trail, Otter Creek, The Shed and Wolaver's brands; (t) includes Casco Bay, Sea Dog and Shipyard brands; (u) includes Iron City and 17 other brand families.