During the period March 2020 through July 2021, the control states’ on- and off-premise markets behaved capriciously as opposed to their historically more consistent and periodic behavior. The pre-COVID on-premise share of the control state market averaged 18%. During July of this year the on-premise share of the control state market, 17.0%, was near its historical average, suggesting the on-premise marketplace recovery in the control states is continuing in spite of a COVID resurgence fueled by variants. The on-premise shares of the control state market for the period January, 2020 through July, 2021 are: 18.5%, 18.8%, 9.5%, 0.9%, 3.7%, 10.2%, 10.6%, 11.3%, 12.3%, 12.4%, 9.2%, 6.3%, 9.9%, 12.4%, 15.4%, 16.3, 16.1%, 17.2%, and 17.0%, respectively.
Established in 1938, NABCA is the national association representing the Control State Systems - those jurisdictions that directly control the distribution and sale of beverage alcohol within their borders. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, NABCA’s mission is to support member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and assure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales. For more information about the NABCA, visit www.nabca.org.