2022 Brewing Industry Growth Trends

2020 turned the hospitality world upside down, and subsequent years have proven to be a difficult recovery for businesses everywhere. As a member of the craft brewing industry, you may be wondering where your business falls among others nationwide.

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Annual Revenue

Breweries ranged from $5M per year with multiple locations to nano-breweries averaging less than $1M per year.

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Approximately half of the breweries in the survey serve food and the other half don’t.

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Job Role

Owners, managers, FOH staff, brewers and sales/marketing staff shared their perspectives on the industry.

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Growth Goals

Respondents shared growth plans for distribution, location expansion, revenue growth and more.


Growth is in the brewing crystal ball

The breweries surveyed reported increased revenue in 2021, and their plans for continued growth in 2022. See what your peers are planning.

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What are people saying?

In 2022 we’re planning for huge retail improvements – two additional bars, better outdoor accommodations, more restrooms.

Owner$2M Per Year Brewery

What are people saying?

We already distribute nationally, in grocery stores and restaurants. In 2022 we’re focusing on our brewpub—measuring our success with faster ticket times and faster lines.

Director of Operations$1M Per Year Brewpub

What are people saying?

We’re bringing bigger and better brands to our stage in 2022, and relying on a blend of counter, table and floating service to keep drinks flowing.

Taproom Manager$4M Per Year Brewery


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