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Beer Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

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 Production in China - Industry Market Research Report

    ... pubs, bars, restaurants and hotels. Beer can also be packaged in cans and bottles for sale to wholesale and retail alcoholic beverage distributors, and the hospitality sector. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and ... Read More

  • Global Brewing Enzymes Market 2018-2022

    ... for catalysing four main processes in beer production: germination, mashing, fermentation, and clarification. Technavio’s analysts forecast the Global Brewing Enzymes Market to grow at a CAGR of 5.73% during the period 2018-2022. Covered in this ... Read More

  • Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits Wholesalers

    ... Brothers Liquor, Republic 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 Bibendum (UK), Nihon Shurui Hanbai ... Read More

  • Beer in Australia (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • East African Breweries Limited - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

    ... covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights East African Breweries Limited (EABL or 'the company') is a holding company ... Read More

  • Beer in Spain (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores

    ... have different laws regulating liquor stores, complicating the ability to form national chains. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income, consumer tastes, and entertainment trends drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and competitive ... Read More

  • Brewing Equipment & Supplies (UK) - Industry Report

    ... analysis on the top 100 companies, including INNSERVE LTD, DARLEY LTD and T & J INSTALLATIONS LTD. This report covers activities such as beer, joomla, beer making, management, mobile bars for hire and includes a ... Read More

  • Beer Brewers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... including SABMILLER LIMITED, ANADOLU EFES BIRACILIK VE MALT SANAYII A.S. and BITBURGER HOLDING GMBH. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing's latest Beer Brewers ... Read More

  • Beer Wholesalers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... including HAMMONDS OF KNUTSFORD PLC, HARVEY & SON (LEWES) LTD and SWALLOW (SOFT DRINKS, BEER AND CIDER WHOLESALERS) LTD. This report covers activities such as wine, champagne, wine merchant, wines, spirits and includes a wealth ... Read More

  • Brewers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... TENNENT CALEDONIAN BREWERIES UK LTD and BAVARIA (U.K.) LTD. This report covers activities such as beer, brewery, ale, real ale, bitter and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

  • Beer Brewers (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... including RINGNES AS, VIKING MALT AKTIEBOLAG and GOTLANDS BRYGGERI AB. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing's latest Beer Brewers (NORDIC) analysis is ideal ... Read More

  • Global (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa) Non-Alcoholic Beer Market 2018, Forecast to 2023

    ... with little or no alcohol content, which aims to reproduce the taste of beer without the inebriating effects of standard alcoholic brews. Most low-alcohol beers are lagers, but there are some low-alcohol ales. Scope of ... Read More

  • Beer in Switzerland (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Global Beverage Packaging Market 2018-2022

    ... market to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% during the period 2018-2022. Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global beverage packaging market for 2018-2022. To ... Read More

  • Alcoholic Drinks Packaging in Mexico

    ... certain categories, with tequila and whiskies amongst the most prominent examples. Indeed, rising prices paradoxically contributed to premiumisation through their fuelling of at-home consumption, with premium products being significantly more affordable through retail outlets than ... Read More

  • Alcoholic Drinks Global Industry Overview

    ... key segments. Which are the categories fuelling growth and where is momentum peaking? How are key regions faring and where are macroeconomic and legislative hangovers taking a toll? Euromonitor International's Alcoholic Drinks Global Industry Overview ... Read More

  • AWA Global Beer Label AWAreness™ Report 2018

    ... the market bylabel format, materials, and technologies, with particular emphasis on the changing structureand developments within this key area of use for labels and other forms of product packagingand decoration. Since the first edition of ... Read More

  • Beer in Germany (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Beer in Japan (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Global Beer Manufacturing - Industry Market Research Report

    ... European markets, beer producers have benefited from phenomenal growth in high-value craft beers and foreign-label beers over the past five years. At the same time, rising disposable incomes and consumers' shift from traditional products to ... Read More

  • Beer in Turkey (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Alcoholic Drinks Packaging in Brazil

    ... premixes. This category is known to be cyclical in the Brazilian market, with 2015-2017 being its third major growth period since 2003. The category is benefiting from young consumers with limited budgets looking for drinks ... Read More

  • Beer in South Korea (2018) – Market Sizes

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

  • Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in Canada

    ... which has helped to generate interest in RTDs that project a “craft” image. In particular, this has helped smaller brands such as Gin Smash and SoCIAL LITE vodka, which have the explicit craft and health ... Read More

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