These are the 9 fastest-growing beer styles in the US

4. Stouts

Not to be confused with their porter counterparts, stouts — brewed with roasted unmalted barley to impart their signature coffee flavour — stouts have also seen a rise in popularity, and were tipped to be one of the tipples of 2018 in a number of trends reports.

Stout sales rose by 4% in the US, with consumers spending $157.1 million on the dark brews. Their market share rose by 0.04%, to make up 1.1% of all beer sold in the states.

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