The hop shortage is probably the best thing to happen to craft and home brewing this decade. It broke the downward spiral that could only end in Cascade-flavored vodka. People are brewing dozens of styles that were unobtainable three years ago.
Another hopeful trend is away from mega-beers. It's tough making a 4% beer that tastes good, but worth it.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk