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Top 5 States for Brewery Openings is 2012: the Rich Get Richer

Another interesting nugget to come out of the Brewers Association “State of Craft Beer” press conference was data on the states that saw the greatest number of brewery openings in 2012.  If I were to guess, I’d say it would be states where craft beer is just catching on.  I’d be wrong. 

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The Top 7 Best Selling Beer Styles

The Brewers Association recently held their annual “State of Craft Beer” press conference, and one of the little gems included in the crush of information was recent data on the best-selling styles of craft beer in America, courtesy of SymphonyIRI. Here’s what’s hot right now, along with which styles are gaining and losing ground: 

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Forget Basketball: The Beer Brackets are Done and Malt Madness is Here!

  Click Image to Enlarge Prepare to be totally nerded out!  We’ve taken the top 16 teams in this year’s March Madness college basketball tournament and paired them with local breweries in an attempt to find out which teams dominate when the beer is taking the shots. 

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Liking Beer the Top Indicator That You’ll Say “Yes” to Casual Sex

If you’re reading this site, there’s a good chance that you’re a naughty little minx.  That’s what Psychology Today tells us in a recent article aptly entitled “What’s the One Best Question to Predict Casual Sex?” The article shares data put together by dating site OKCupid co-founder and Harvard grad Christian Rudder.  Rudder likes to […]

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Sexy Data: 2010 Beer Consumption by State

UPDATE: I Removed all the production data from this post, as it was wr…wr…wr..not quite accurate.  Apparently the author of this post confused “shipments” of beer with “production” of beer.  What a moron!  Thanks to Billy Broas for cracking the case! The consumption data is still good though and I think quite interesting.   I […]

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More Sexy Data: The 10 Established Macro(ish) Beer Brands that are Growing

I posted earlier this week about the eight big-brand beers that have seen their sales decline the most over the past five years.  I attributed at least part of the decline of these brands to consumers switching to craft beers, which some astute readers pointed out is just part of the story.  Here’s the other […]

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Sexy Data: Just Whose Ass is Craft Beer Kicking?

MSNBC.com recently shared some interesting statistics about which big beer brands have declined most rapidly over the past five years.  These, presumably, are the beers that have suffered the most at the hands of those pesky rebels in the craft beer industry.

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Sexy Data: Alabama Hates Alcohol (Or Just Loves Taxing It)

I came across this “Vice Tax” doohicky put together for TurboTax by the folks over at Five Column Media using stats from 2008.  It’s pretty interesting to see which states are pro-alcohol and which states are pro-alcohol-tax. New Jersey seems pretty reasonable, taxing spirits at $5.50 a gallon and beer at 12 cents a gallon.  […]

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Study Finds That Young Drinkers Remember the Good, Downplay the Bad

A study from the University of Washington is shedding some light on a phenomenon that many of us may have some experience with.  The study shows that young adults acknowledge the positive effects from alcohol consumption and tend to gloss over the negative ones. It’s a sort of selective memory. They remember that their jokes […]

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