U.S. beer volume sales were roughly flat in 2017, according to retail data provider IRI Worldwide. The market research firm, which tracks category-wide sales trends at off-premise retailers, reported that total U.S. beer dollar sales topped $34 billion in the firm’s multi-outlet and convenience (MULC) universe of stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military).
- BREWERY TYPE
- Production - Regional
1075 East 20th Street
Chico, CA 95928 United States
- Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only the finest quality ingredients. The pioneering spirit that launched Sierra Nevada now spans both coasts with breweries in Chico, California and Mills River, North Carolina. Sierra Nevada has set the standard for craft brewers worldwide with innovations in the brewhouse as well as advances in sustainability. It is famous for its extensive line of beers including Pale Ale, Sidecar® Orange Pale Ale, Torpedo®, Tropical Torpedo®, Hop Hunter® IPA, Nooner® Pilsner, Otra Vez™, Kellerweis®, Porter, Stout and a host of seasonal, specialty and limited release beers. Learn more at www.sierranevada.com.
- ANNUAL PRODUCTION
2016 -- 1,136,969 bbls (Estimate)
2015 -- 1,222,369 bbls (Estimate)
2014 -- 1,066,934 bbls (Estimate)
2013 -- 985,000 bbls (Estimate)
2012 -- 966,007 bbls (Estimate)
- ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC, 28732, USA
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As the end of 2017 draws near, U.S. beer volume sales remain roughly flat, according to recent data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI Worldwide. IRI, which tracks beer sales at off-premise retailers, reported that total beer sales through the first 11 months of 2017 exceeded $31.8 billion in the firm’s multi-outlet and convenience. Through December 3, U.S. beer volume sales declined 0.5 percent while total beer dollar sales increased 1.1 percent.
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Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and his wife Katie Gonser have presented UC Davis with a $2 million gift to support the campus’s renowned brewing science program.
Sierra Nevada yesterday named Joe Whitney as the company’s first chief commercial officer. Whitney, who began with the company in 2006, had been serving as the vice president of sales. The announcement comes after a six month-long effort to create a senior leadership team that, according to Whitney, will be tasked with doubling production over the next decade and transforming the company into the largest independently-owned craft brewery in the U.S.
Sidecar Orange Pale Ale is the perfect accompaniment to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Made with orange peel and bold, citrus-heavy hops, this 35 IBUs and 5.3% ABV addition is a refreshing twist on the classic pale ale.
Beginning January, 1, 2017, Sierra Nevada will introduce two new core products: The first, Sidecar Orange Pale Ale, is a 5.3 percent pale ale brewed with oranges that the company hopes will generate interest from consumers craving a more fruit-forward drinking experience. A second product, Tropical Torpedo, will also look to capitalize on a growing shift toward citrus and tropical IPA variants.
Year Round Beers
|Hop Hunter IPA||IPA|
|2015 Beer Camp Hoppy Lager||Lager|
|Narwhal Imperial Stout||Imperial Stout|
|30th Anniversary Brewers Reserve Oak-Aged Ale||Ale|
|30th Anniversary Jack & Ken's Ale||Unknown|
|30th Anniversary Charlie, Fred & Ken's Bock||Bock|
|30th Anniversary Fritz & Ken's Ale||Stout|
|Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale||Brown Ale|
|Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Bigfoot Ale||Barley Wine|
|Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale||Ale|
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