Yuengling ousts Boston Beer as top U.S. craft brewery

March 31, 2015 11:29 PM

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Samuel Adams has lost its spot atop the list of the top U.S. craft breweries. In its place: Yuengling.

Boston Beer Co., which makes Samuel Adams beers, actually shipped 20% more barrels than in 2013. What made it slip a notch on the Brewers Association's list of top brewers was a change in the trade group's definition of what amounts to a craft brewery.

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