Black Beer Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, 2022 - 2030
Black Beer Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, 2022 - 2030

Black Beer Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Sales Channel (Online, Offline); By Product Type (Dark Lager, Dark Ale, Brown Porter, Stout, Others); By Packaging (Cans, Bottles); By Region; Segment Forecast, 2022 - 2030

  • Published Date:Feb-2022
  • Pages: 115
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM2304
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Historical Data: 2018 - 2020

Report Outlook

The global black beer market was valued at USD 25.92 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period. Factors such as the rising prevalence of obesity, increase in the production of microbreweries required for black beer production, the wide range of availability of black beers, and the shift in consumer preference are boosting the black beer market growth.

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A growing market for dark ale to avoid ailments related to obesity is likely to boost market growth over the forecast period. Dark ale is produced in microbreweries, enhancing its unique flavor and fuel brewed craft ale market trend. Many local breweries have grown throughout time, propelling the production of dark ale, which is widely handled in microbreweries.

The availability of various flavors and tastes moves customer preferences away from conventional, standard ales and toward these distinctively flavored craft beers. Craft beers, such as dark ale, employ ingredients not commonly found in traditional ale, giving them a distinct taste and flavor. Consistent market demand from luxury drinkers and millennials is expected to drive production and market demand for dark ale, bolstering the global black beer market's growth.

Additionally, according to a study conducted by the coronary thrombosis research laboratory at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, black ale is high in flavonoids, which have potent antioxidant properties that slow the progression of blood clots. Furthermore, an American Heart Association scientific meeting indicated that dark ale is more effective in combating blood clots than any other ale or wine.

Also, the market demand for dark ale is driven by increased alcoholic beverage consumption, rapid urbanization, and rising disposable income in developing countries. Furthermore, the growing number of local brewers in countries and the expansion of breweries are primary reasons driving the worldwide black ale market. Furthermore, stout is a fermented dark ale often made from unmalted barley. It contains flavonoids, an antioxidant that gives the drink its dark hue. Stout ale contains vitamins, carbs, proteins, antioxidants, and iron, all of which have been shown to prevent blood clots, support muscular building, and lower the risk of a heart attack.

Stout ale has grown in popularity in recent years, particularly among health-conscious people, as manufacturers introduce black ale varieties with low calories and no fat or cholesterol. Thus, these are propelling the growth. However, this may cause side effects such as trouble controlling emotions, blackouts, loss of coordination, hypothermia, low blood sugar, vomiting, bleeding, irregular heartbeat, and others restraining the market growth.

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
Black ale is a wide variety of craft ale produced in microbreweries and huge corporate breweries. Black ale is brewed with medium-roast malts and flavoring ingredients such as coffee, almonds, chocolate, caramel, and others. These can be added to the ale at the brewer's discretion or customers' request. This emphasizes the highly personalized nature of the black ale. For instance, in November 2021, Zingabier, a new beer product line from Montgomery's black-owned brewery, Black Viking Brewing, was launched in the DMV. The ale has been making its way around ale stores, pubs, and high-end restaurants, so users could enjoy hearing much more about brewers and what they aim to offer to the local craft ale market.

Furthermore, in September 2021, to commemorate the 51st foundation Peoples Beer, one of the country's first Black-owned breweries, Oak Park Brewing Co., has announced a national beer partnership. Also, in October 2021, Porter Airlines and Beau's Brewing are collaborating on Porter Porter, a new stout beer. It's a black brew with espresso, chocolate, and vanilla aromas. It's a malty dark brew with a deep and flavorful flavor and a slightly dry aftertaste. The 473 mL cans would be accessible at certain LCBO stores in Ontario, grocery outlets in Quebec, and supermarkets and depanneurs in Ontario. These new market offerings are increasing the worldwide black beer market rate, which is expected to expand in the coming years.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on sales channel, product type, packaging, and region.

By Sales Channel

By Product Type

By Packaging

By Region

  • Online
  • Offline
  • Dark Lager
  • Dark Ale
  • Brown Porter
  • Stout
  • Others
  • Cans
  • Bottles
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Austria)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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Insight by Product Type

Dark lager segment is the most significant revenue contributor in the global market in 2021. Compared to certain other black beers, such as dark ale or brown porter, the brewing procedure used to make dark lager is speedier and more convenient. Dark lagers are produced at cold temperatures with bottom-fermenting yeast, whereas dark ales are produced at warm temperatures.

The ease of producing dark lagers is expected to increase the supply. Furthermore, dark lagers are less prone to pollution, encouraging local and foreign microbreweries to make more lagers rather than ales. Furthermore, black lagers are more popular than other beers due to their smoother, crisper, and cleaner taste.

Geographic Overview

In terms of geography, Europe had the largest revenue share. This dominance is caused by increased consumption of unusual and flavorful beer as consumers' taste preferences change. Furthermore, the growing popularity of black beer among consumers and its expanding availability at numerous small and local breweries are a major driving force in the European black beer market.

Moreover, Asia Pacific witnessed a high CAGR in the global black beer market in 2021. The region is being attributed to increased beer market demand, growing disposable income of the region's customers, and the development of significant companies across the region by expanding the number of craft breweries with their own & distinctive beers.

The growing popularity of fermented beverages in China and India will likely increase the region's market. Furthermore, experts in nations such as China have conducted various research studies to analyze and enhance the efficacy, effectiveness, and practicability of the enzymes used in brewing, culminating in the creation and formulation of goods that have increased the black beer sector.

Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global market include Allagash Brewing Company, Anheuser-Busch InBe, Bent Paddle Brewing Company, BITBURGER BRAUGRUPPE GMBH, BrewDog, Heineken N.V., Hill Farmstead Brewery, New Belgium Brewing Company, Phillips, Brewing & Malting Co., Sapporo Breweries Ltd., St. Killian Importing Co., and THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY Inc.

Black Beer Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2021

USD 25.92 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 51.61 billion


8.6% from 2022 - 2030

Base year


Historical data

2018 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Segments covered

By Sales Channel, By Product Type, By Packaging, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key Companies

Allagash Brewing Company, Anheuser-Busch InBe, Bent Paddle Brewing Company, BITBURGER BRAUGRUPPE GMBH, BrewDog, Heineken N.V., Hill Farmstead Brewery, New Belgium Brewing Company, Phillips, Brewing & Malting Co., Sapporo Breweries Ltd., St. Killian Importing Co., and THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY Inc.