Beer: United States

This report forecasts US beer demand, production, and removals in gallons to 2020. Total beer demand is segmented by package type in terms of: metal cans, glass bottles, draft, and other package types. Total US alcoholic beverage production for 2015 is segmented by product as follows: beer, wine, distilled spirits, and other alcoholic beverages.

To illustrate historical trends, total beer demand, production, and removals, as well as the various beer demand segments, are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, alcoholic beverage production, beer styles, and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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