Shelburne, VT – Fiddlehead Brewing Company continues their meteoric rise, ranking as the 36th largest producer of craft beer by volume sold out of close to 10,000 craft breweries in the US according to newly released Brewers Association data for 2022. In addition, Fiddlehead ranks as the 46th largest producer of beer in the country when ranked among producers of all sizes. In 2022, Fiddlehead posted double-digit growth (+44%) across their 8-state northeastern footprint.

According to NIQ off-premise scan data, Fiddlehead’s flagship brand, Fiddlehead IPA ranks 10th overall in dollar sales, growing +54% over the past 52 weeks in the Northeast. Regionally, Fiddlehead IPA and Second Fiddle Double IPA hold the number two and number five spot in overall dollar sales in the craft 4-pack 16-ounce category, with Second Fiddle growing over +90%.
In 2022 the Vermont brewery grew 62% in revenue based on sales in the Northeast. The company shows no signs of a slowdown: Fiddlehead ended Q1 2023 with 34% overall growth year over year.
In 2022, Fiddlehead launched Fiddlehead White. The Belgian-style wheat ale has seen impressive growth in its first year, contributing over 20,000 CEs (case equivalents) in its first full year of production.
“While we continue to grow, we stay true to our core convictions and do not compromise. We make great beer, sell it at a great price, and ensure quality and freshness by demanding cold storage and limiting product to fifteen days on hand through our distribution network. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our companions on this ride, our loyal Fern Believers, our distribution partners, the many business owners, and buyers that feature Fiddlehead, as well as our irreplaceable team dedicated to making and selling great beer.” -Matt (Matty O) Cohen, President/Owner
Fiddlehead Brewing Company, located in Shelburne, Vermont, is a brewer owned business with a simple approach: make great beer, insist on quality, hire passionate people, and ensure the beer is fresh on tap or in a cooler near you. Available in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Fiddlehead produces close to 80,000 barrels of beer annually and was awarded Brewbound’s Craft Brewery of the Year in 2022.
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Link to report: Annual Craft Brewing Industry Production Report (