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The Brewers’ Association and the U.S. Embassy Together Host a Beer Association Dinner in Berlin

Beer Pairing Dinner in Berlin The event will celebrate American craft beer in the growing German market

Boulder, Colorado.October 15, 2019 — The Brewers Association, the nonprofit trade association dedicated to small, independent American brewers, and Deputy Chief of Mission for the United States Embassy in Berlin, Robin S. Quinville, will host an American craft beer twinning dinner at the residence of the diplomat on October 21. The dinner will take place during Berlin Food Week to highlight the innovation, creativity and diversity of small, independent American craft brewers.

The menu, designed and curated by Adam Dulye, Executive Chef of the Brewers Association, and Ben Pommer, Executive Chef at Berlin’s BRLO Brewhouse, will showcase the latest trends in craft beer and food in the US and Europe. . Guests will include members of the U.S. Embassy, ​​European trade, media, and three industry luminaries from some of America’s most prominent breweries:

  • Jennifer Glanville, Brewer and Director of Partnerships, Boston Beer Company
  • Steve Grossman, Beer Ambassador, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Matthew Brynildson, Brewmaster and Partner, Firestone Walker Brewing Company

The Berlin Dinner is part of the Brewers Association’s Export Development Program, which is funded by grants from the united states department of agriculture and strives to inform member breweries of product sales and promotion opportunities in key international markets. Additionally, the program focuses on educating international trade and the media about the proper storage and care of craft beer as well as the collective quality and diversity of styles created by small, independent American craft brewers. Since the program’s inception in 2004, U.S. craft beer exports have grown 1,400%, with an estimated 2018 value of $74 million.

Contact: Calvin Bond (on behalf of the Brewers Association) 970-963-4873 x262

About the Brewers Association

The Brewers Association (BA) is the nonprofit trade association dedicated to America’s small, independent brewers, their beers, and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents more than 5,000 American breweries. BAs independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers from small, independent craft brewers. The BA organizes events including the beer world cup®, Great American Oktoberfest®, Craft Brewers Conference® & BrewExpo America®, FLAVOR: An American Craft Beer and Dining Experience, Homebrew Con, National Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The new brewer® magazines, and Brewers publications® is the leading publisher of brewing literature in the United States. Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the vibrant world of craft beer at® and on homebrewing via BAs American Homebrew Association® and free Brewing Guru® mobile app. follow us on Facebook, Twitter and instagram.

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