This is gonna be a short but handy little post for all of you wanting to know some brewery numbers (primarily the western U.S.). The information provided changes rapidly, so the numbers I post today could be different tomorrow. If you have any updated numbers available, please post them in the comments — thanks!
How many breweries are there in the United States? 1,989, which makes it number one in the world (ahead of Germany with 1250+).
How many breweries are there in California? 219. California has the most breweries of any state.
How many breweries are there in Oregon? 150. How many Breweries in Portland? 51
How many breweries are there in Washington state? 146
How many breweries are there in Colorado? 139 (with 75 in the planning stages!)
What city has the most breweries in the world? This one is up for debate. Some say Portland, OR while others say Munich, Germany.
How many breweries are there in the world? over 15,000
How many different beers are there in the world? According to Beerme.com there are over 56,000
Belgium has the most breweries per capita of any nation on earth.
Vermont has the most breweries per capita of any state in the U.S.