Craft Brews Slowly Chipping Away At Big Beer's Dominance
Budweiser may be the current "King of Beers" in America, but the tide is changing slowly, but surely. There are more craft breweries in the United States today, than there were before prohibition, when brewing beer was largely regional. Craft beer sales have been climbing steadily since the 1990s, and shows no signs of stopping. Now that's something to drink to.
Small "mom and pop"-style breweries — or regional breweries — now account for about 6 percent of domestic beer sales. That may seem like a small number, but it's been growing every year since the early 1990s, while big brewers' share is declining.
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