Oklahoma City

Beer…By the Numbers

  • Bangkok’s brewery count in 2014: 20.
  • Its brewery count in 2013: 4.
  • West Virginia’s craft brewery count: 7.
  • Craft brewing’s impact on West Virginia’s economy: $118 million (46th in the nation).
  • Arrests at Oktoberfest 2014: 720 (39 fewer than at Oktoberfest 2013).
  • Lost objects at Oktoberfest 2014: 3,346 (including 2 wedding rings, a mobile cat carrier, and a German Federal Cross of Merit 2nd-class medal).
  • Founders Brewing Company’s production in 2014: 190,000 barrels.
  • Founders’ projected capacity after expansion is completed: 900,000 barrels.
  • Alcoholic content of All Day IPA, Founders’ largest-selling beer: 4.7 percent by volume.
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company’s production in 2014: almost 600,000 barrels.
  • Increase in Lagunitas’ production over the year before: 60 percent (it opened a second brewery in Chicago).
  • Dos Equis’ sales in 2013: 1.57 million barrels.
  • Increase in Dos Equis’ sales between 2008 and 2013: 116.6 percent (number-one in the nation in sales growth).
  • Most expensive beer in the National Basketball Association: 60 cents an ounce (Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland).
  • Cheapest beer in the NBA: 33 cents an ounce (Chesapeake Arena, Oklahoma City, and Phillips Arena, Atlanta).
  • Beer…By the Numbers

    • Worldwide Trappist brewery count: 10.
    • Trappist breweries’ annual production: 387,000 barrels.
    • Leading Trappist brand Chimay’s share of that total: 40 percent.
    • U.S. beer sales in 2013: 200 million barrels (down 1.4 percent from 2012).
    • U.S. craft beer sales in 2013: 14 million barrels (up 9.6 percent from 2012).
    • Average craft drinker’s annual spending on beer: $181 (11 trips to the store).
    • Average “economy beer” drinker’s annual spending on beer: $252 (18 trips to the store).
    • Cost of a six-pack of Heineken in Oklahoma City (cheapest among cities surveyed by NerdWallet.com): $7.33.
    • Cost of a six-pack of Heineken in Chicago (most expensive among cities surveyed): $12.99.
    • Brewery openings in Colorado in 2013: 57.
    • Colorado’s brewery count at the end of 2013: 217.
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev’s share price in March 2014: $103.75.
    • A-B InBev’s market capitalization in March 2014: $166.83 billion.
    • Cost of a ticket to Three Floyds’ annual Dark Lord Day: $30.
    • Number of tickets sold: 6,000.
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