F.X. Matt Brewing Company Number 8 On The Brewers Association List Of Top 50 Breweries Of 2012
Ever wonder how our local beer stands up against beer from around the country? Pretty good actually! The Brewers Association tabulates production stats for the U.S. brewing industry of American, and they released their annual list of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S.Our very own F.X. Matt Brewing Company came in at number 8. More details in today’s Beer Break.
These numbers are based on 2012 beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 39 are small and independent craft brewing companies.
“In 2012, craft surpassed six percent of the total U.S. beer market, with volume and dollar sales reaching record levels,” said Paul Gatza, director, Brewers Association. “Increasingly, beer lovers are turning to craft brewed beer from small and independent producers to satisfy their thirst for bold, innovative and flavor-forward beers.”
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It’s pretty cool knowing Utica beat out some major breweries!