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Food

See Americans craft beer habits

Will County Brewing in Shorewood opened in March 2018.
Will County Brewing in Shorewood opened in March 2018.

C+R research recently surveyed 2,000 Americans over the age of 21 who identify as regular alcohol drinkers. Here’s what they found:

• 49% of Americans drink craft beer at once least a week and 91% prefer craft beer over big brand beer

• The most preferred style of craft beer is still IPA and craft beer is most preferred during the summer.

• 76% of Americans says price does not influence whether they purchase craft beer. The average monthly spend on craft beer is $59.

• The top 5 factors driving craft beer’s growth are: taste, quality, craft beer culture, growth of breweries and higher alcohol content.

To read the full analysis, visit crresearch.com/blog.

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