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Global Craft Beer Market 2017-2021

Global Craft Beer Market 2017-2021

About Craft Beer

Craft beer is a type of beer brewed in a traditional manner and usually produced in smaller quantities than that of the conventional beer. The production of craft beer generally takes place in regional craft breweries and microbreweries dedicated intensively for craft beer production. The global craft beer market is primarily dominated by the Americas and Europe, with the US being the largest craft beer country-specific market both in terms of volume and revenue. Craft beers are characterized by various innovative and exotic flavors. They are available in different varieties like IPA, amber ale, lager, bock, wheat, fruit beer, seasonal, and pale ale.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global craft beer market to grow at a CAGR of 11.04% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global craft beer market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales of the key vendors and consumption of craft beer in various countries in hectoliters.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Craft Beer Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • D. G. Yuengling & Son (DGYS)
  • Duvel Moortgat (DM)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (NBBC)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing (SNB)
  • THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY (TBCC)
Other prominent vendors
  • AF Brew
  • Asahi Group Holdings (AGH)
  • BELL'S BREWERY
  • BrewDog
  • BUXTON BREWERY
  • Carlsberg
  • Celt Experience Brewery
  • Chimay Brewery
  • Deschutes Brewery (DB)
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company (LBC)
  • Omer Vander Ghinste Brewery
  • STONE BREWING
  • The Gambrinus Company (TGC)
  • Thornbridge Brewery
  • Van Pur
Market driver
  • Increasing number of microbreweries in the world
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Distribution challenges
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing exports of craft beer
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global craft beer market by segmentation type
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Overview of parent market of global craft beer market
    • Global beer market
      • Table Global beer market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global beer market by volume consumption 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Global craft beer market
      • Table Global craft beer market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global craft beer market by volume consumption 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Segmentation of global craft beer market by product type
      • Table Global craft beer market: Comparison of volume share of product type in 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global craft beer market by product segmentation: CAGR comparison
    • IPA in global craft beer market
      • Table IPA in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Seasonal craft beer in global craft beer market
      • Table Seasonal craft beer in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Pale ale in global craft beer market
      • Table Pale ale in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Amber ale in global craft beer market
      • Table Amber ale in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Lager in global craft beer market
      • Table Lager in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Wheat craft beer in global craft beer market
      • Table Wheat craft beer in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Bock in global craft beer market
      • Table Bock in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Fruit beer in global craft beer market
      • Table Fruit beer in global craft beer market by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
  • Market segmentation by distribution channel
    • Global craft beer market by distribution channel
      • Table Global craft beer market: Volume share of distribution channel from 2016 to 2021 (%)
      • Table Global craft beer market by distribution channel segmentation: CAGR comparison
    • Global craft beer market through on-premises distribution channel
      • Table Global craft beer market through on-premises distribution channel by volume 2016- 2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Global craft beer market through off-premises distribution channel
      • Table Global craft beer market through off-premises distribution channel by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
  • Geographic segmentation
    • Segmentation of craft beer market by geography
      • Market overview
    • Segmentation based on revenue share
      • Table Global craft beer market: Revenue share of geographical regions from 2016 to 2021 (%)
      • Table Global craft beer market by geographic segmentation based on revenue: CAGR comparison
    • Segmentation based on volume share
      • Table Global craft beer market: Volume share of geographical regions in 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global craft beer market: Volume share of geographical regions from 2016 to 2021 (%)
      • Table Global craft beer market by geographic segmentation based on volume: CAGR comparison
    • Craft beer market in the Americas
      • Table Craft beer market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in the Americas by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in EMEA
      • Table Craft beer market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in EMEA by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in APAC
      • Table Craft beer market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in APAC by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Global craft beer market: Revenue share of key leading countries in 2016 (%)
    • Key leading countries and regions in terms of revenue share
      • Table Global craft beer market by key leading countries by revenue: CAGR comparison
      • Table Global craft beer market by key leading countries by volume: CAGR comparison
    • Craft beer market in the US
      • Table Craft beer market in the US by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in the US by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in the UK
      • Table Craft beer market in the UK by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in the UK by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in Germany
      • Table Craft beer market in Germany by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in Germany by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in Russia
      • Table Craft beer market in Russia by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in Russia by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
    • Craft beer market in China
      • Table Craft beer market in China by revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Craft beer market in China by volume 2016-2021 (million hectoliters)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table An overview of number of microbreweries in various countries of the world in 2016
      • Table An overview of key (M&A) over the last decade
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing exports of craft beer
    • Growing influence of online retailing
      • Table Internet penetration rates in top eight craft beer markets in the world in 2016 (%)
      • Table Internet penetration rates in top 8 fastest growing markets in global craft beer industry in 2016 (%)
    • Increasing population of millennials worldwide
      • Table An overview of key craft beer markets with total population of millennials in 2015 (in millions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in the global craft beer market
      • Table Competitive assessment of major players in the global craft beer market
  • Key vendor analysis
    • D. G. Yuengling & Son (DGYS)
      • Table DGYS: Product offerings
      • Table DGYS: Company particulars
    • Duvel Moortgat (DM)
      • Table DM: Product offerings
      • Table DM: Company particulars
    • New Belgium Brewing Company (NBBC)
      • Table NBBC: Product offerings
      • Table NBBC: Company particulars
    • Sierra Nevada Brewing (SNB)
      • Table SNB: Product offerings
      • Table SNB: Company particulars
    • THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY (TBBC)
      • Table Samuel Adams brand of TBBC: Product offerings
      • Table TBBC's Twisted Tea brand: Product offerings
      • Table TBBC: Company particulars
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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