Beer Market Report 2021

May 10, 2022

2021 was another challenging year for Ireland’s brewing sector. The first half of 2021 saw the continued lockdown of the hospitality sector which had a significant impact on sales and production. This market report will highlight the impact the pandemic continued to have on the sector last year. Total beer sales declined by 1.2% while per capita consumption fell by 2.3% compared to 2020. This followed a significant fall in sales in 2020 when the pandemic first hit.

This report illustrates how sales were low in the first half of year, but that there was a significant recovery in H2. 2021 was another challenging year for Ireland’s brewing sector. The first half of 2021 saw the continued lockdown of the hospitality sector which had a significant impact on sales and production. This market report will highlight the impact the pandemic continued to have on the sector last year. Total beer sales declined by 1.2% while per capita consumption fell by 2.3% compared to 2020. This followed a significant fall in sales in 2020 when the pandemic first hit. This report illustrates how sales were low in the first half of year, but that there was a significant recovery in H2.


 

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