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HFT 2061_01 Ales, Lagers & International Culture

Rankings and Ratings

Beer Ranking List

  • Business Insights: Essential
    ...Enter Beer at the search box and choose Article search. Then on the left column of the screen, limit the search by Rankings.

Beer Festivals

Beer Events by

Beer Festival Calendar by

American Craft Beer Week by

Beerfest Asia (Singapore) 

Brugs Beer Festival/ Brugs Bier Festival (Bruges, Belgium) 

Great American Beer Festival (Denver, CO) 

Great British Beer Festival (London) 

Great Canadian Beer Festival (Victoria, BC) 

New York City Beer Week 

Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany) 

San Francisco Beer Week 

Source: Smith, G. D. (2014). Beer: A global history. London: Reaktion Books



Films on Demand 

This educational video database contains over 500 video segments on beers, ales or lagers. Some of the titles include:

  • American Originals: Budweiser
  • Empires of Industry: Brewed in America
  • Women Who Brew: Breaking the Glass Ceiling for the Love of Beers
  • Last Call for Guinness?: A Famous Brand Adapts to the 21st Century

Market and Industry Reports

Business Source Complete database:
These can be also found through the library catalog search. 

  • Global Soft Drinks 
  • Global Carbonated Soft Drinks
  • Global Wine 
  • Global Hot Drinks
  • Global Bottled Water 
  • Global Drinks Retailing
  • Global Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Global Functional Drinks 
  • Global Juices   

IBISWorld database: 

  • Breweries in the US
  • Beer Wholesailing in the US
  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in the US
  • Craft Beer Production
  • Online Beer, Wine & Liquor Sales
  • Excise Tax on Beer
  • Per Capita Expenditure on alcohol
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