Industry exports have predicted the top beer trends of 2019. Exports have found breweries are noticeable crafting more lagers. Well-balanced IPAs and Pale Ales will also be on the rise, as they are easy-to-drink, thirst-quenching, smooth, and overall crowd pleasers. People are swaying away from bitter hoppy beers. Unique beers will also be trending in the coming year, with California reaching 1,000 breweries, there will be experimentation with coffee, grapes, and other unique infusions to beers. Lastly, a wave of international craft brewers have started to import their beer into the U.S, which will create an entire new element for the beer market.
Source: Mercury News, January 2019