To put it simply: 2014 was an absolute monster year for craft brew.
With the total beer market up only 0.5 percent in 2014, craft brewers are key in keeping the overall industry innovative and growing. This steady growth shows that craft brewing is part of a profound shift in American beer culture—a shift that will help craft brewers achieve their ambitious goal of 20 percent market share by 2020
Go check out the full infographics for some jaw-dropping numbers. 19% increase in the number of breweries? Uh. Wow.