LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A new study has found that Americans are drinking less beer overall, but craft beer is still king.
According to the Brewers Association, crafter beer sales rose nearly 4% in 2018.READ MORE: Caught On Tape: San Bernardino Sheriff Deputy Kicks Surrendered Suspect In Head 2 times
The Brewers Association said that brewer employment has more than tripled since 2010.READ MORE: Car Fire On I-10 Freeway Slows Traffic
The federal government says small craft-beer facilities — like brewpubs and microbreweries — are responsible for much of the growth in the number of U.S. breweries.MORE NEWS: Leimert Park Rising, A Reopening Ceremony And First Official National Observance Of Juneteenth
Most beer production in the U.S. is still controlled by mega-producers but their market share has decreased because of growing competition.