via VTBeer

  • 11 breweries opened in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 40 breweries excluding brands and contract-only brewers.
  • 3 breweries closed in 2014.
  • 1 brand purchased from a closed brewery in 2014.
  • 2 new Vermont-based client breweries in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 5 contract-only brewing businesses.
  • Lots of brewery expansions, most should be complete by 2015.
  • Out of state contract brewing maximized to increase production.

I feel bad about missing this post. Lots of great data here about Vermont breweries this year. Great job James for keeping all of us up to date.