Infographic: Openings & Closings

Recent numbers from the Brewers Association paint an interesting picture about the impact of a year of COVID-19 on brewery openings and closings.

Craft Beer & Brewing Staff Jul 19, 2021 - 1 min read

Infographic: Openings & Closings Primary Image

While the increase in new breweries in 2020 slowed somewhat, so did the rate of closures. In the top graph, we plot the numbers of breweries and of closings over the past decade. Below, we plot the closings as a percentage of existing breweries.

Source: The Brewers Association