Five on-trade craft beer trends to look out for in 2018

A new report has assessed the sales of craft beer in the UK and beyond, shedding light on how the craft beer scene could change in 2018.

(Photo: Left Hand Brewing)

Online craft marketplace EeBria Trade analysed the sales of almost 4,000 unique on-trade products from 400 different breweries, predominantly from the UIK but also overseas.

While fashionable pale ales and IPAs still reign supreme, with sales of the varieties rising a further 5% this year, EeBria said that some sales patterns from the past year could reveal much about the craft beer landscape in 2018.

From the rise of “challenging” styles to the further fortification of high-strength beers, here are five trends to watch this year.

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