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Analysis of the growth of craft breweries in 2017

Recently, I described the mechanics of developing growth numbers for our small independent craft breweries. Today I want to dig a little deeper into those numbers and try to describe the changing nature of craft growth in 2017. Anyone who has seen me present over the past few months will already know the main themes. […]

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Over 4,000 kegs returned to brewers association members

As the brewing community has grown, the number of lost kegs that have arrived at Microstar’s quality service facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Earlier this year, the Brewers Association funded a limited-time offer to pay a one-time freight charge to return kegs to brewers who had not previously participated in MicroStar’s Keg Repatriation Program. (MORE: […]

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Brewers Association Releases 2018 Beer Style Guidelines

New categories include three styles of Juicy or Hazy Ales Boulder, Colorado. • March 20, 2018—The Brewers Association (BA)—the nonprofit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting small, independent craft brewers in the United States—released its 2018 Beer Style Guidelines today. each year by the BA, these guidelines serve as a model resource for brewers, […]

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Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Brewing Companies of 2017 by Sales Volume

Boulder, Colorado.-The Brewers Association (BA) – the nonprofit trade group representing small, independent craft brewers – today released its annual lists of the top 50 producing craft breweries and all breweries in the United States, based on volume of beer sales. Of the 50 largest breweries, 40 were small independent craft breweries.1 (SEE ALSO: 2018 […]