The Beer Oligarchy, in Convenient Chart Form



You probably already knew, at least abstractly, of the sheer ubiquity of Anheuser-Busch and Miller — which together make a whopping eighty percent of the beer consumed in this great country — but how do you reconcile that with the seemingly endless supply of local upstart microbreweries? Tom Phillpot has an incredible informative blog post today on MoJo that explains how both sides of the beer business can — and will likely continue to — flourish at the same time. Read it here.