The following shows the breakdown of 2015's most popular beers (and hard ciders) by category in cases sold at retail locations and percentage change from the previous year.
Nearly 9 in 10 (88%) beer drinkers agree that it's a great time to be a beer lover. When looking at what they love about beer so much, 7 in 10 (70%) say they enjoy trying new types of beer and nearly two-thirds (64%) are fans of local beers. This is especially true of craft beer drinkers as 86% are fans of local beer.
Thirty-somethings are the most passionate about beer. Among this age group of beer drinkers, 95% say it's a great time to be a beer lover and 85% enjoy trying new types of beer. They are also the most passionate fans for local beers.