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This week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2018. Here is the top 50.

For The Brewers Association's list of the top 50 craft brewers operating in the US, click here.

Top US Brewers in 2018

+/- LYBrewing CompanyState
1---Anheuser-Busch (a)MO
2---MillerCoors (b)IL
3---Constellation Brands (c)IL
4---Heineken (d)NY
5---Pabst Brewing Co (e)CA
6---D. G. Yuengling & SonPA
7+1Diageo (f)CT
8-1FIFCO USA (previously North American Breweries) (g)NY
9---Boston Beer Co (h)MA
10---Sierra Nevada Brewing CoCA
11---New Belgium Brewing Co (i)CO
12---Craft Brew Alliance (j)OR
13---Duvel Moortgat (k)CA/MO/NY
14+1Founders Brewing Co (l)MI
15-1Gambrinus (m)TX
16---Bell’s Brewery (n)MI
17+2CANarchy (o)CO, FL, UT, MI, CA, TX
18---Stone Brewing CoCA
19+1Deschutes BreweryOR
20+4Artisanal Brewing Ventures (p)PA
21---Brooklyn BreweryNY
22---Dogfish Head Craft BreweryDE
23+2SweetWater Brewing Co GA
24-1Minhas Craft Brewery (q)WI
25+1New Glarus Brewing CoWI
26+1Matt Brewing Co (r)NY
27-10Sapporo USA (s)WI
28---Harpoon BreweryMA
29---Alaskan Brewing CoAK
30---Great Lakes Brewing CoOH
31---Abita Brewing CoLA
32+1Stevens Point Brewery (t)WI
33-1Odell Brewing CoMA
34+1Summit Brewing CoCO
35-1August Schell Brewing Co (u) MN
36---21st Amendment BreweryCA
37+3Tröegs Brewing Co PA
38+5Rhinegeist Brewery OH
39-2Shipyard Brewing Co (v)ME
40+6Allagash Brewing CoME
41---Long Trail Brewing Co (w)VT
42+2Narragansett Brewing Co RI
43-5Flying Dog BreweryMD
44+5Surly Brewing CoMN
45+3Ninkasi Brewing OR
46-4Rogue Ales BreweryOR
47-2Gordon Biersch Brewing Co Uinta Brewing CoUT
48+2Revolution BrewingIL
49NEThree Floyds Brewing CoIN
50NEKarl Strauss Brewing CoCA

Source: Brewers Association

(a) Anheuser-Busch includes 10 Barrel, Bass, Beck's, Blue Point, Bud Light, Budweiser, Breckenridge, Busch, Devils Backbone, Elysian, Four Peaks, Golden Road, Goose Island, Karbach, King Cobra, Landshark, Michelob, Natural Rolling Rock, Shock Top, Wicked Weed, Wild Series brands and Ziegenbock brands. Does not include partially-owned Coastal, Craft Brew Alliance, Fordham, Kona, Old Dominion, Omission, Red Hook, and Widmer Brothers brands
(b) MillerCoors includes A.C. Golden, Batch 19, Blue Moon, Colorado Native, Coors, Hamms, Hop Valley, Icehouse, Keystone, Killian's, Leinenkugel's, Mickey's, Milwaukee's Best, Miller, Olde English, Revolver, Saint Archer, Steel Reserve, Tenth & Blake, and Terrapin brands
(c) Constellation Brands includes domestic brands Ballast Point, Funky Buddha, and Tocayo Brands; it also includes imported brands Corona, Modelo, Pacifico, and Victoria
(d) Heineken includes domestic brand Lagunitas Brewing Co as well as imported brands Dos Equis and Tecate
(e) Pabst Brewing Co includes Ballantine, Lone Star, Pabst, Pearl, Primo, Rainier, Schlitz and Small Town brands
(f) Diageo includes both domestically-produced and imported Guinness brands
(g) FIFCO includes Dundee, Genesee, Labatt Lime, Mactarnahan's, Magic Hat, Portland and Pyramid brands as well as import volume
(h) Boston Beer Co includes Alchemy & Science and Sam Adams brands. Does not include Twisted Tea or Angry Orchard brands
(i) New Belgium Brewing Co includes Magnolia Brewing Brands (partial year)
(j) Craft Brew Alliance includes Kona, Omission, Red Hook and Widmer Brothers brands
(k) Duvel Moortgat includes Boulevard, Firestone Walker, and Ommegang brands
(l) Founders ownership stake by Mahou San Miguel
(m) Gambrinus includes BridgePort, Shiner and Trumer brands
(n) Bell's Brewery, Inc includes Bell's and Upper Hand brands
(o) CANarchy includes Cigar City, Oskar Blues Brewing Co, Perrin and Utah Brewers Cooperative brands
(p) Artisanal Brewing Ventures includes Victory and Southern Tier brands
(q) Minhas Craft Brewery includes Huber, Mountain Crest and Rhinelander brands as well as export volume
(r) Matt Brewing Co includes Flying Bison, Saranac and Utica Club brands
(s) Sapporo USA includes Anchor Brewing Co, Sapporo and Sleeman brands as well as export volume
(t) Stevens Point Brewery includes James Page and Point brands
(u) August Schell Brewing Co includes Grain Belt and Schell's brands
(v) Shipyard Brewing Co includes Casco Bay, Sea Dog and Shipyard brands
(w) Long Trail Brewing Co includes Long Trail, Otter Creek and The Shed brands


Sectors: Beer & cider

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