Blog: Andy MortonCraft still small beer compared to Coors Light

Andy Morton | 15 June 2013

Here's a quick reality check to anyone who thinks craft beer in the US is catching up with the industry's big guns.

During Molson Coors' investors day on Wednesday, CEO Peter Swinburn said last year's volume growth for the group's Coors Light brand was greater than that "of the top-ten craft brewers combined”.

Craft has about 6% of the US beer market, and is growing well ahead of the rest of the category. But judging from the above stat there is still a long way to go.


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