SweetWater Brewing Company Revenue and Competitors

Atlanta, GA USA



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  • SweetWater Brewing Company's estimated annual revenue is currently $65M per year.(i)
  • SweetWater Brewing Company's estimated revenue per employee is $297,000

Employee Data

  • SweetWater Brewing Company has 219 Employees.(i)
  • SweetWater Brewing Company grew their employee count by -7% last year.

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What Is SweetWater Brewing Company?

SweetWater’s roots began back in Boulder, Colorado in the early 90′s while Freddy Bensch and Kevin McNerney were roommates at the University of Colorado, Boulder. During their time out west, they realized they had more of a hankering for beer than books. Their first step into the profession was washing kegs on the loading docks of a local brewery for free beer. Not a bad job when you’re in college! With all this free beer, their grades went up, their cars got fixed, friends were plentiful and the sun shined a little brighter. Once they were finished with school, it was time to either find a real job, or get serious in the brewing business. Easy choice, right? Freddy and Kevin headed off to the American Brewers Guild in California aka Brewing School to sharpen up their knowledge of “Fermentation Science”! After that they were off and running brewing beer for other breweries around the west coast, learning their craft while keeping the dream of their own place alive.



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SweetWater Brewing Company News

2022-03-30 - These Are 2021's Official Top 50 Craft Brewing Companies

for the sixth spot, and SweetWater Brewing Co eclipsed Deschutes Brewery in sales for the tenth. Meanwhile, in the list of top 50 breweries...

2022-03-30 - Brewers Association Releases 2021 Rankings of Top 50 Craft ...

Artisanal Brewing Ventures and Stone Brewing Co. remained in the No. 8 and No. 9 spots, respectively. SweetWater Brewing, now owned by...

2022-03-30 - Brewers Association Releases Annual Craft Brewing Industry ...

Top 50 Craft Brewing Companies ; 9, Stone Brewing, Escondido ; 10, SweetWater Brewing Co, Atlanta ; 11, Deschutes Brewery, Bend ; 12, New Glarus...

2020-11-04 - Aphria Inc. Announces Strategic Entry into the United States with an Agreement to Acquire SweetWater Brewing Company

SweetWater's Portfolio of Beer Brands, Including the Flagship 420 Brand, Aligns with a Cannabis Lifestyle and Provides a Scalable Platform for Expansion into the U.S. and Canada Accretive Acquisition Significantly Expands Aphria's Addressable Market and Diversifies Product Offerings Establis ...

2012-07-09 - Reminder: #TCATL Is Kicking Off At 6pm Tonight

We’re live in Hotlanta tonight from 6pm to 10pm at Sweetwater Brewery. We have over a thousand RSVPs and we want you guys to beat NYC in terms of turn-out and energy, so head over here to RSVP and bring your best elevator pitch. What can you expect? A scrum of entrepreneurs and three beleaguere ...

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