Black Beer Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Global black beer market is segmented by Product Type into Lager, Ale and Other Black Beers; by Sales Channel into On-trade and Off-trade channels; and by Geography

Market Snapshot

Black Beer Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR: 4.1 %

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Market Overview

The global black beer market is growing at a CAGR of 4.1% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The market for black beer is driven by the rising demand for alcoholic beverages, along with rapid urbanization, and rising disposable income in the developing countries. In addition, increasing number of local breweries in the countries and expansion of breweries is one of the key factors boosting the global black beer market.
  • Geographically, Europe accounts for the largest share in the global black beer market as it has been originated in Germany and is most popular in the surrounding countries. North America and Asia-Pacific regions are witnessing the fastest growth in the market owing to the rising demand for low-alcoholic beverages and craft beers, along with rising disposable income across the regions.

Scope of the Report

The global black beer market has been segmented by product type into lager, ale and other black beers; and by sales channel into on-trade and off-trade channels. Also, the study provides an analysis of the black beer market in the emerging and established markets across the globe, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

By Product Type
By Sales Channel
By Geography
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increased Demand For Craft Beer

Demand for the craft beer is increasing in recent years over regular beer owing to its innovative flavor profile due to the presence of ingredients that are not used in the preparation of regular beer. According to the survey of Acermex and few other organizations, the sales of craft beer in Mexico have shown a constant increase from 10,594 hectoliters in 2011 to 166,069 hectoliters in 2017.  Black beer is generally produced in microbreweries and is served fresh mostly in kegs, bottles, and cans, where the production volume have been witnessed to increase consistently. For instance, according to the Brewers Association, in the United States, the production of microbreweries has increased from 3,946.4 per 1,000 barrels in 2015 to 5,839.47 per 1,000 barrels in 2018. The consumption of black beer is mostly driven by the premium drinkers among millennials Thus, these factors have resulted in an increase in demand for craft beverages is expected to drive black beer market growth during the forecast period.

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Asia-Pacific Is The Fastest Growing Region

The Asia-Pacific black beer market is driven by the increasing demand for beer along with the rising disposable income of the consumers in the region, and the expansion of key companies across the region by increasing the number of craft breweries having their own and unique beers. The rising awareness of fermented drinks in China and India is expected to further boost the market studied in the region. In addition, the scientist in countries such as China, have been conducted a series of studies to assess and enhance the efficacy, effectiveness, and feasibility of the enzymes used in brewing which results in developed and formulated products, thus boosting the black beer market.

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Competitive Landscape

The global black beer market is competitive and fragmented in nature owing to the presence of many regional and domestic players. Emphasis is given on the merger, expansion, acquisition, and partnership of the companies along with new product development as strategic approaches adopted by the leading companies to boost their brand presence among consumers. 

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Lager

      2. 5.1.2 Ale

      3. 5.1.3 Others

    2. 5.2 By Sales Channel

      1. 5.2.1 On-Trade

      2. 5.2.2 Off-Trade

    3. 5.3 By Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Allagash Brewing Company

      2. 6.4.2 New Belgium Brewing Company

      3. 6.4.3 St. Killian Importing Co.

      4. 6.4.4 Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

      5. 6.4.5 BrewDog

      6. 6.4.6 Bent Paddle Brewing Company

      7. 6.4.7 Hill Farmstead Brewery

      8. 6.4.8 Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Black Beer Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Black Beer Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.1% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Europe holds highest share in 2020.

Allagash Brewing Company, New Belgium Brewing Company, St. Killian Importing Co., Sapporo Breweries Ltd., BrewDog, Bent Paddle Brewing Company are the major companies operating in Black Beer Market.

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