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America’s Top 10 Favorite Beers

It may be time Budweiser relinquished its title as the King of Beers

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#6: Samuel Adams Lager

  • Sam AdamsDollar sales: $240,251,900
  • Change in dollar sales from a year ago: +6.02%
  • Case sales: 7,710,278
  • Avg. price per case: $31.16

Boston Beer Company (NYSE:SAM), the maker of Samuel Adams, is tied with Yuengling as the largest American-owned brewer, ranked by barrels shipped in 2011. The company is considered an American craft brewer — defined as relatively small, independent and traditional — by the Brewers Association. Samuel Adams Lager is fairly expensive, with an average price tag of more than $31 per case. Compared to other popular beers, Samuel Adams ranks significantly higher in dollar sales compared to case sales.

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