This article will bring you to the list of the largest beer companies in US. Insider Monkey has recently published an interesting article about it. Oh, that dear beer! I must admit I really like beer…. I mean GOOD beer, of course. So I was curious what this Insider Monkey has written for us.
Latest trends show that the consumption of Alcohol among the US population has declined.
Nevertheless, alcohol remains to be popular among Americans. According to a survey in 2016, 65% of Americans drink alcoholic beverage, but a quarter of drinkers say that they drink too much sometimes. At the same time, beer remains the alcohol of choice for most Americans. Out of the total number of Americans who drink alcohol, 43% say they prefer beer, while 32% and 20% prefer wine and liquor, respectively.
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked three of the largest beer companies in US from their list.
The first one is Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD). Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) is the largest beer manufacturer in the world, with sales of $45.5 billion last year. Last year, Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) sold 500.24 million hectoliters worldwide, including 116.89 million hectoliters (3.09 billion gallons) in North America. Among Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD)’s brands in the US are Beck’s Busch, Goose Island, Landshark, Elysian, and Four Peaks. The second company is Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) is a Fortune 500 company that manufactures and sells beer and other alcoholic beverages. Out of sales of $7.33 billion recorded in its last fiscal year, 57.7% were beer sales. In the US, Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) is dominating the market with a range of imported Mexican beer brands, including Corona, Modelo, Pacifico and Victoria. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ)’s Corona Extra is the best-selling imported beer in the country and the fifth-best selling beer overall. The last company on our list now is Pabst Brewing Company that is Pabst Brewing Company who owns over 20 brands, including Lone Star, Ballantine, Pearl, Pabst, Rainer, and Schlitz. The original brewery was founded in 1844, but the company currently does not make beer and uses other companies’ breweries for production.