The July 31, 2012 snapshot of our database has yielded the following counts:
U.S. operating breweries is at 2,142, up from 2,126 at the end of June.
U.S. operation breweries that are Brewers Association members is at 1,526, up from 1,517 at the end of June.
U.S. breweries in planning is at 1,303, up from 1,252 at the end of June.
via Brewers Association.