#3: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
- Dollar sales: $146,656,300
- Change in dollar sales from a year ago: +15.71%
- Case sales: 4,513,378
- Avg. price per case: $32.36
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., based in California, has only been around since 1979. The company’s most popular beer — Sierra Nevada Pale Ale — already has among the strongest brands in the U.S. Dollar sales for the beer increased nearly 16% in the 52 weeks ended April 15, compared to the year before. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is also the second-most expensive brew among popular brands, costing $32.36 per case.