Homebrewery

Any beer produced for non commercial consumption at home.


Nano

A brewery that produces 2,000 barrels (2,300 hectoliters) or less beer per year.


Brewpub

An brewery with the majority of the beer brewed is primarily for sale in the restaurant and bar of the venue.


Cidery

A business where the majority of the product is cider.


Meadery

A business where the majority of the product is mead.


Micro

A brewery that produces between 2,000 barrels (2,300 hectoliters) and 15,000 barrels (17,600 hectoliters) or less beer per year.


Contract

Any business or brand that does not have their own physical brewery and hires another brewery to produce their beer.


Regional

A regional brewery with a majority of volume in “traditional” or “innovative” beer(s) with an annual production between 15,000 barrels (17,600 hectoliters) and 6,000,000 barrels (7,040,865 hectoliters).


Macro

A brewery with an annual beer production of over 6,000,000 barrels (7,040,865 hectoliters) or a brewery owned by another brewery with annual beer production of over 6,000,000 barrels (7,040,865 hectoliters).