Top 10 Beer Manufacturers

Top 10 Beer Manufacturers

Beer is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting grain. The most common grain used to make beer is barley, but wheat, maize (corn), and rice are also used. The fermentation process is initiated by yeast, and the type of yeast used affects the flavor of the beer.

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a public limited Belgian-Brazilian company. It is a multinational drink company and is one of the world’s largest breweries. It was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. It has approximately 630 beer brands in 150 countries. Some of the brands are Corona, Budweiser, Hoegaarden, and others.

Beijing Enterprises Holdings Ltd. (Beijing Yanjing Brewery Co., Ltd.)

Yanjing Brewery is a large brewery group from China and is one of the largest breweries in Asia. It ranks in the top 100 Enterprises in China’s Light Industry. It was founded in 1980 and is located in Beijing, China. It produces mainly pale lagers under the brand name Yanjing.

Carlsberg Group

Carlsberg is a Danish multinational brewer. It is a private limited company and was founded in 1847. The company headquarters is in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has a wide product range including beers, ciders, soft drinks, and bottled water.

Diageo Plc

Diageo Plc is a beverage alcohol company. It has been founded in 1997 and is located in London, England. It is a public company and is one of the world’s largest producers of Scotch Whiskey and beer. Some of the subsidiaries of the company are Johnnie Walker, Black & White, Singleton, Smirnoff, Cîroc, and others.

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc.

Dogfish Head Craft, a subsidiary of Boston Beer Company is a brewing company based in Delaware. It was founded in 1995. It offers a wide range of beers such as Namaste, SeaQuench Ale, Lemon Quest, Hazy-O!, and others.

Heineken Holding Nv. (Heineken N.V.)

Heineken is a multinational brewing company from Dutch and was founded in 1864. It owns over 165 breweries in over 70 countries.  It produces 348 international, regional, local, and specialty beers and ciders and employs approximately 85,000 people. Its annual beer production is about 241300000 hectolitres. Some of the beer brands of the company are Cruzcampo, Affligem, Żywiec, Starobrno, Tiger Beer, and others.

Squatters Pub and Beers

Squatters is a bar and restaurant with many locations in the U.S in the state of Utah. It is a public limited company located in Salt Lake City in 1989. It has more than 40 brewpubs throughout the U.S. It produces thousands of litres of brews and generates millions of revenues.

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Brewing Co was established in 1979 by homebrewers in the United States. It is the seventh-largest brewing company in the United States and is the third-largest privately-owned brewery. It has been founded in 1980. Its beer products include Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Torpedo ‘Extra’ IPA, Kellerweis Hefeweizen, Nooner Pilsner, Hop Hunter IPA, and Hazy Little Thing among others.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc.

The Boston Beer Company is an American brewing company founded in 1984. It has its headquarters located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the fourth-largest brewing company in the United States. Some of its beer products are Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Samuel Adams Rebel IPA, Sam Adams Light, Samuel Adams Barrel Room Collection, and others.

United Breweries Limited

United Breweries also called UB Group, is an Indian company headquartered in UB City, Bangalore, Karnataka. Its main business includes beverages and investments in various sectors. The company markets beer under the Kingfisher brand and also owns other brands of alcoholic beverages. United Breweries now has a greater than 40% share of the Indian brewing market with 79 distilleries and bottling units around the world.