Craft sales continue to struggle in 2023, NBWA March Beer Purchasers’ Index confirms

The business landscape is a rough one right now for a lot of industries. In 2021, craft beer sales volume (craft brewer defined here) grew almost 8 percent, according to the Brewers Association, noting 2020 was that awful pandemic year when everything was closed (so that stat is maybe not the best barometer for growth). Alas, those seem like good numbers now.