40 Trending Brewery Businesses [2022]

40 Trending Brewery Businesses [2022]
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If well-planned, a brewery can be a profitable business. However, starting a brewery is not a walk in the park.

Opening a brewery requires a lot of planning, involves many decisions, and is capital intensive.

If you have decided to start a brewery, you must comply with the legal requirements. Then, understand the startup costs involved in starting a brewery.

Your brewery business plan must indicate the brewery concept and outline the brewery funding plans.

Looking for some examples of a brewery?

Interested in case studies of a successful brewery? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Ab-Inbev

Ab-Inbev strives to be the best. From farm to the brewery to market, they have been taking pride and ownership in every step and have been crafting great beer from the best natural ingredients. They also promote smart drinking and are working towards changing social norms & making a positive impact through their community work.

  • Website traffic: 580K/month
  • Business rank: #48.7K

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2. The BrewDog Shop

Brewdog is dedicated to bringing you the best craft brews and they're working hard to create the best, funky, sour beers. They offer great quality and variety to suit different tastebuds and their beers are great to celebrate every small & big moment of your life.

  • Website traffic: 810K/month
  • Business rank: #57.2K

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3. Athletic Brewing Company

Athletic Brewing Company offers a great variety of beers and to drink them you won't have to compromise with your health as they are non-alcoholic. Their mission is to positively impact customers’ health, fitness, and happiness and communities and the environment. They want to lead the revolution in beer for the modern adult, changing the beverage industry as a whole.

  • Website traffic: 300K/month
  • Business rank: #120K

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4. Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch embodies the time-honored traditions of brewing great beer while constantly innovating to drive the industry forward. They strive for excellence in everything they do. Along with a great collection of beers to offer the company also has about twelve breweries in different cities across America and provides brewery tours as well.

  • Website traffic: 220K/month
  • Business rank: #175K

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5. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada shook things up in the ’80s, and it helped launch a beer revolution that’s in full force today. They keep working hard, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors. At their store, you will find great beers along with an amazing drinkware collection and their personal merchandise.

  • Website traffic: 100K/month
  • Business rank: #224K

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6. Stone Brewing

Stone Brewing was founded by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner, we've come a long way since opening in San Diego County in 1996 and now it is the ninth-largest craft brewer in the U.S. They offer variety and flavor & their packaging & logo are really unique and sure to catch your eye.

  • Website traffic: 260K/month
  • Business rank: #230K

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7. Firestone Walker

Founded by two brothers-in-law, Firestone Walker is a California beer company like no other. This year marks the 25th anniversary of that foundation. They have over 20 different flavors of beer and have their stores in three locations in the city, also there is a beer club that you can join.

  • Website traffic: 110K/month
  • Business rank: #259K

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8. Lagunitas Brewing Company - Lagunitas

  • Website traffic: 100K/month
  • Business rank: #317K

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9. Pabst

Pabst is a company of passionate people, with authentic brands and deep local connections. At their store, you can find great quality beers & other alcoholic beverages from renowned brands across the globe. It's amazing how many brands you can find under one store.

  • Business rank: #323K

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10. Founders Brewing Co.

Founder Brewing Co. was founded by Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers in 1997. They serve unique crafted beers to accompany you in your daily celebrations - small or big. In 2018 Founders hosted the first-ever international Beer and Music Fest in Madrid Spain.

  • Website traffic: 160K/month
  • Business rank: #326K

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11. SimpleTix

SimpleTix is the premier ticketing and registration solution for your events. Our platform is designed to monetize live streams, create a safe and socially distanced experience utilizing our custom features like timed entry, ability to control foot traffic, contactless scanning, and accurate reporting for contact tracing. We serve zoos, museums, performing arts centers, drive-ins, and local artisans.

  • Website traffic: 430K/month
  • Business rank: #328K

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12. Welcome to Trillium

  • Website traffic: 120K/month
  • Business rank: #331K

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13. Rogue

Rogue was founded in 1989 by Jack Joyce and Mohava Niemi. They serve a huge variety of alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages such as beer, spirits, cocktails, soda, CBD, and more. Not just drinks, but Rogue also has three pubs in Oregon where you can go and enjoy their drinks and have a good time.

  • Estimated revenue: $4.17M/month
  • Website traffic: 60K/month
  • Business rank: #333K

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14. Guinness® – Beer Made of More™

  • Website traffic: 210K/month
  • Business rank: #363K

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15. The Bruery

A unique combination of unwavering creativity, unquestionable expertise, and relentless innovation drives The Bruery to craft beers that quite frankly, might change the way you think about beer.

  • Website traffic: 110K/month
  • Business rank: #366K

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16. Home | Blue Moon

  • Website traffic: 50K/month
  • Business rank: #369K

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17. Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales | Off Centered Stuff For Off Centered People

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Tasting Room is located in Milton, DE. Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats and Chesapeake & Maine located in Rehoboth, DE and the Dogfish Inn in Lewes, DE.

  • Website traffic: 170K/month
  • Business rank: #373K

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18. Samuel Adams

  • Website traffic: 250K/month
  • Business rank: #377K

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19. Allagash Brewing Company - Age verification

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #385K

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20. Boulevard Brewing Company

Founded in 1989 in Kansas City, Missouri, Boulevard Brewing Company is moving beer forward by combining time-honored techniques with modern methods.

  • Website traffic: 70K/month
  • Business rank: #407K

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21. Crane Brewing

Crane Brewing specializes in farmhouse ales and sour beers, with an emphasis on unique flavors, such as tea leaves and beets. Other than beers Crane also has great quality wines & spirits to offer their customers. They're native to Raytown.

  • Website traffic: 50K/month
  • Business rank: #442K

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22. Other Half Brewing

Their mission is to create beers that they wanted to drink from a company that they wanted to be a part of. The company was founded by Sam Richardson, Matt Monahan, and Andrew Burman in 2014. The amount of variety you will find at their store is unthinkable. You can buy from their online or physical store, and also attend their virtual tasting events.

  • Website traffic: 50K/month
  • Business rank: #448K

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23. Bell's Brewery - Craft Beer in Kalamazoo & Comstock, Michigan

100% Family owned and Independent, Bell's has been creating unique and inspired craft beer in Michigan since 1985.

  • Website traffic: 100K/month
  • Business rank: #472K

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24. Kona Brewing Co.

  • Website traffic: 80K/month
  • Business rank: #473K

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25. Fieldwork Brewing Co

Fieldwork Brewing Company is a craft brewery founded in Berkeley, CA with a focus on exceptional, honest beer-making.

  • Business rank: #481K

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26. Catalog

Welcome to Brewers Hardware, Inc. Brewers Hardware offers a variety of unique and hard to find items to the home and craft brewing markets. Specializing in Tri Clover compatible sanitary fittings and other stainless steel parts and accessories, our selection is constantly expanding. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram  and Twitter to stay informed about new and upcoming products. For video demonstrations of our products, see our YouTube page.

  • Business rank: #485K

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27. Ballast Point

  • Website traffic: 70K/month
  • Business rank: #491K

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28. Victory Brewing Company

With multiple award-winning craft beer brands like Prima Pils, DirtWolf, and Golden Monkey, Victory Brewing is a decorated leader and innovator in the craft beer industry.

  • Business rank: #491K

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29. Harpoon

Brewers of New England's Original IPA: Harpoon IPA. Employee Owned.

  • Business rank: #496K

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30. Brooklyn Brewery

  • Business rank: #509K

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31. BSG CraftBrewing

  • Website traffic: 40K/month
  • Business rank: #525K

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32. Carlsberg Group

Established in 1847 by brewer J.C. Jacobsen, Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world today, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands.

  • Website traffic: 120K/month
  • Business rank: #526K

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33. Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant - Iron Hill Brewery

  • Website traffic: 70K/month
  • Business rank: #534K

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34. Saranac Brewery

Learn more about our brews…

  • Business rank: #537K

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35. Yuengling

  • Business rank: #539K

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36. Mikkeller

Mikkeller is a Danish world-renowned Copenhagen based craft brewery founded by school teacher Mikkel Borg Bjergsø. It is first and foremost about beer; showcasing all possible styles and ingredients, but the company also operate bars and restaurants around the world, host beer festivals and have a huge running club.

  • Business rank: #569K

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37. Steam Works

Named after the famous steam that runs through its historic Gastown brewpub and Burnaby Brewery. Steamworks proudly brews, distinct, delicious and award-winning craft beers.

  • Business rank: #580K

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38. Woodfordes Brewery

Established since 1981, we are committed to making exceptional beer and have won over 130 awards. We are extremely proud to be born and brewed in Norfolk.

  • Business rank: #591K

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39. Cigar City Brewing

Steeped in the unique culture and history of Tampa, Florida, Cigar City Brewing began handcrafting award-winning craft beer in 2009.

  • Business rank: #609K

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40. Tröegs Independent Brewing

Founded in central Pennsylvania in 1996 and currently located in Hershey, PA, Tröegs is a brewery for people with a sense of adventure and curiosity. Taking bits and pieces of brewing tradition, Tröegs has created some of the most sought-after beers in America, including Perpetual IPA, Nugget Nectar, Mad Elf and Troegenator. The brewery restaurant features homemade breads, on-site butchery, and locally sourced ingredients for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

  • Business rank: #617K

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