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Beer is the oldest and one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in the world. Beer is produced by the fermentation and brewing of malted barley, wheat and rice. The bitter flavor of beer comes from the plant and flower called hops. Today the beer industry is a global business with many multinational companies and thousands of smaller breweries.

The making or producing of beer is called brewing. The building where beer is processed is called a brewery. When beer is made on a domestic scale it is home brewing. Brewing is done to convert the starch into a liquid called wort and then to convert the wort into beer.

The basic ingredients in beer are water and, malted barley (which is starch plus corn, rice or sugar). The amount of starch used in a beer recipe is called the grain bill. Water is the key ingredient in beer. Different regions have different minerals in their water and as a result, certain regions are better suited to making particular kind of beer. For example, the waters of Burton in England have gypsum which is good for making pale ale. The hard water in Dublin Ireland is perfect for making Guinness or stout.

Today there are many varieties of beer. The brewing regions of Europe include Germany, Belgium, the UK, Ireland, Poland the Netherlands, Austria, Scanadavia and the Czech Republic. Each country has local varieties of beer. In some countries such as the United States and Canada, European styles of brewing beer have been adopted.

Beer is measured and reviewed by its strength, color and bitter taste. It is widely consumed in countries all over the world and is associated with many activities and traditions. Games such as cards and darts are often connected to beer drinking as is watching and attending sports events.

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Beer Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Beer in Canada (2017) – Market Sizes

    ...trade) and non-retail (on trade and food industry) sales. Market size for Beer in Canada is given in CAD and litre with a minimum of five years' historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five ... Read More

  • Beer Industry Forecasts - China Focus

    ...capabilities and rising consumer consumptions in China have transformed China’s society and economy. China is one of the world’s major producers for industrial and consumer products. Far outpacing other economies in the world, China is ... Read More

  • Beer Companies in China

    ...manufacturing capabilities and rising consumer consumptions in China have transformed China’s society and economy. China is one of the world’s major producers for industrial and consumer products. Far outpacing other economies in the world, China ... Read More

  • Beer Markets in China

    ...a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, import & export, consumer consumption and capital investment for over two decades. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment ... Read More

  • China Beer Manufacturing Industry, 2017

    ...advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to get market shares as China is boosting its domestic needs; to forecast the future of the world economy as ... Read More

  • Breweries - The 2017 U.S. Market Research Report (Covers 2008-2021)

    ...benchmarks you need to create a broad and comprehensive diagnostic and understanding of the industry and your company. This report is utilized for a range of strategic purposes, including benchmarking, due diligence, cost cutting, planning, ... Read More

  • Malt Manufacturing - The 2017 U.S. Market Research Report (Covers 2008-2021)

    ...trends and benchmarks you need to create a broad and comprehensive diagnostic and understanding of the industry and your company. This report is utilized for a range of strategic purposes, including benchmarking, due diligence, cost ... Read More

  • Beer in Western Europe

    ...an opportunity to drive value growth, while the rise of microbrewers is altering the beer landscape. Future growth potential varies significantly between markets and categories, but is highly vulnerable to a wide range of possible ... Read More

  • World: Malt - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025

    ...exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints. You can find here a strategic analysis of key factors ... Read More

  • World: Beer - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025

    ...exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints. You can find here a strategic analysis of key factors ... Read More

  • A Study of China's Beer Market 2017

    ... A Study of China's Beer Market 2017 Read More

  • Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits Wholesalers

    ...National Distributing Company, Reyes Holdings, and Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits (all based in the US); as well as Brindco (India), Eastern Empire Distributing (China), Matthew Clark (UK), Nihon Shurui Hanbai (Japan), and Endeavour Drinks ... Read More

  • Global Dried Beer Yeast Market Research Report 2017

    ...market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, united Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). The report firstly introduced the Dried Beer Yeast basics: ... Read More

  • Craft Beer: Coming of Age or Past Its Prime?

    ...Corporate buyouts and overuse of the “craft” term are adding to a sense of uncertainty regarding the future of the category in mature markets. At the same time, appeal for products with authenticity and heritage ... Read More

  • Barley Market: Will Asia Pacific & Japan Beat Western Europe to Become the Leading Regional Market? Global Industry Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2016 - 2026

    ...and application. The Barley Malt product type segment is likely to emerge as the most popular segment within the assessment period. This segment dominated more than 30% share of the global barley market in 2016 ... Read More

  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores

    ...have different laws regulating liquor stores, complicating the ability to form national chains. Europe has the highest proportion of drinkers and the highest levels of alcohol consumption per person in the world, according to a ... Read More

  • Global Specialty Malt Market Research Report 2017

    ...focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, united Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). The report firstly introduced the Specialty Malt basics: definitions, classifications, applications ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Foster's Lager Beer

    ...or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Heineken Cold-filtered Lager Beer

    ...latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Lager Beer

    ...industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to quickly gauge ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Cans and Bottles of Malt Liquors

    ...are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for SKOL Lager Beer

    ...or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Beer and Ale in Barrels and Kegs

    ...reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Beer and Ale in One-half Barrel Size

    ...reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the ... Read More

  • The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Bottles of Lager Beer

    ...latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the ... Read More

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