Utica, NY (WIBX) - The not-for-profit Colorado-based Brewers Association has released its annual rankings of the Top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the United States.

The FX Matt Brewing Company in Utica is number-six on the list of top craft brewing companies.

The list is based on 2011 beer sales volume.

Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 36 are small and independent craft brewing companies."