I’m making 2013 my Craft Beer Year. Given that two companies control 80% of the US beer market, the little guys need more support. In order to take a stand against the consolidation of breweries, I’m committing to only buy beer from independent breweries. And I will not buy beer by any publicly owned company (sorry Sam Adams).
If someone else buys me a beer from a non-independent brewery, I will drink it, but I will only purchase beer from independent brewers.
My favorite independent brewers in no particular order: