Americans choosing craft beer over major brands:
Beer snobs, look out. More people in the U.S. are becoming beer connoisseurs, or at least they are buying an increasing amount of craft beer.
According to statistics from Information Resources, inc., craft beer sales were up 9 percent from mid-May to June 14, while major beer brand sales were down 3.4 percent. The data comes from what has been scanned at a number of retailers, most of which include grocery and chain stores.