Top 50 Fastest Growing Breweries of 2017, per Brewers Association

April 10, 2018 0

Brewers Association unveils list of 50 small and independent craft brewers across 25 states showing diversity of growth   Boulder, Colo. • April 10, 2018—The Brewers Association (BA) today released its inaugural list of the 50 fastest growing small and independent1 craft brewing companies of 2017. Median growth from 2016 to 2017 for these breweries was 216 percent; the median size of breweries on the Read More

Now that NEIPAs are ‘Real’, It’s Time to Hold Brewers Accountable

March 23, 2018 1

    When I read the news that NEIPAs/Hazy IPAs/Juicy IPAs are now ‘official’, I legit had a tantrum. You see, I don’t get the obsession with these brews, and the best defense I had all this time was reminding people that they aren’t real. They’re just breweries adding flour so people will buy them. They’re just lazy, unclean beers. Read More

Brewers Association Announces 2018 Research Grant Recipient

January 9, 2018 0

Brewers Association Announces 2018 Research Grant Recipients $432k awarded to support 17 hop and barley projects Boulder, CO • January 9, 2018—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Research and Service Grants Program, designed to further the development of a healthy and sustainable raw materials supply chain. This year, 17 grants totaling Read More

Small. Independent. Local. Look for the Brewer’s Association Seal of Approval

June 27, 2017 0

Brewers Association Launches New Seal to Designate Independent Beers Boulder, CO • June 27, 2017—In an effort to educate beer lovers about which beers are independently produced, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’ssmall and independent craft brewers—launched a new seal touting independent craft brewers.   Featuring an iconic beer bottle shape flipped upside down, the seal captures Read More

Top 50 Breweries of 2016 – Brewer’s Association

March 15, 2017 0

BREWERS ASSOCIATION RELEASES TOP 50 BREWERIES OF 2016  Boulder, CO • March 15, 2017—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were craft brewing companies.1 “With Read More

Sonora & Chelsie Do SAVOR 2016

June 7, 2016 0

SAVOR: The Premier Craft Beer & Food Pairing Event Held June 3-4, 2016 Presented by the Brewers Association We’re still reeling from the greatness that was the ninth annual SAVOR craft beer and food pairing event last Friday in the gorgeous Great Hall at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Sonora and I got an invitation to attend and we jumped at the Read More

Brewers Association Lists Top 50 Breweries of 2015

April 5, 2016 0

Boulder, CO • April 5, 2016 – The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 43 were craft brewing companies.¹ “The top U.S. brewers continue to drive demand, growth, innovation and exponential Read More

American Craft Beer Exports Top $116 Million per Brewer’s Association

March 29, 2016 0

American Craft Beer Exports Top $116 Million Small and Independent American Brewers Thrive Abroad Boulder, CO • March 29, 2016—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today reported export growth data for the American craft beer industry in 2015. Supported by the BA’s Export Development Program (EDP), craft beer export volume increased by 16.3 percent in 2015, now totaling Read More

U.S. Brewery Count Reaches All-Time High of 4,144 in 2015

December 2, 2015 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2015—The total number of U.S. breweries reached a record level in 2015, according to a year-end review from the Brewers Association. As of the end of November, there are now 4,144 breweries in the country, topping the historic high of 4,131 breweries in 1873. “This is a remarkable achievement, and it’s just the beginning,” said Bart Read More

GABF: No brewery is too small to enter

October 24, 2015 0

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF)  is almost a month in the past for the craft beer community, but the process of making beers and perfecting them continues all year round. After attending GABF last year, I did a lot of thinking about how does a brewery decide to enter, why do they choose not to enter, and what do Read More

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