According to an article published in USA Today, beer consumption in the United States is on the rise and remains the most popular type of beverage alcohol in the country.
To identify the fastest growing beer brands, we reviewed shipment volumes provided by Beer Marketer's Insights for all brands with more than one million barrels shipped in 2015.
The top brands include to following:
Mexican beer Modelo Especial has experienced incredible growth in the past five years, with an increase of 135.3% from 2010 to 2015.
Stella Artois is the best selling beer imported from Belgium and one of the fastest growing beers sold in the United States, with sales increasing 123.7% from 2010 to 2015.
Amazon Test Amazon Go
Amazon is currently testing Amazon Go, its latest brick-and-mortar store concept. The store allows shoppers to skip checkout by detecting when an item is taken from the shelf and charging the shoppers' Amazon accounts when they leave.
Although Amazon has opened its first convenience store, the company has stated that claims that it will open more than 2,000 brick-and-mortar grocery stores are not true.
Alcoholic Beverage Trends to Expect in 2017
With 2017 right around the corner, consumers can expect some interesting trends in the coming year.
Whiskey diversifies and grows with flavored whiskeys and Irish varieties.
Craft beer continues to grow, although the torrid pace of previous years may be hard to maintain.
Millennials will again drive wine sales; this group accounts for 36% of all wine purchased.
Premium tequila further changes the attitude of drinkers with handmade, artisanal products.
What are your predictions for 2017?