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Beer Institute Shares Latest Packaging Insights

Watertown MA, Apr. 23, 2018 — Draft beer now accounts for nearly two-thirds of all on-premise beer volume, according to the Beer Institute’s (BI) annual State-Level Packaging Report, released today.

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By |April 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

TTB warns Florida brewers making cannabis-themed beer; it’s a good reminder to submit the formula for your non-exempt ingredients

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 19, 2018 — Cannabis and craft beer have been close buds for decades, but more and more the dynamic duo is being used together in beer recipes. Florida in particular is a market where weed-themed beer is trending. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has taken notice.

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By |April 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

NBWA releases Beer Purchasers’ Index for March 2018 (Craft index hits record low but…)

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 16, 2018 — National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is kind enough to share some of the impressive data it collects. Recently, its March 2018 Beer Purchasers’ Index showed total beer fell one point below last year’s index to 48. This reading indicates a continued and slight contraction in total orders placed by […]

By |April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Capitalizing on Craft: CPG Cashes In on Beer’s Success

Watertown MA, Apr. 16, 2018 — You don’t have to be in craft beer to know that it’s a business that is doing something right. Craft beer was a $26 billion industry in 2017 alone, seeing 8 percent dollar sales growth from the year prior. While industry sales are starting to reflect that of a […]

By |April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Time Traveling: How Craft Beer Has Evolved Since 1990

Watertown MA, Apr. 12, 2018 — In the final scene of Back to the Future, after Marty McFly has improved the arc of his fate by correcting errors of the past, his mentor, Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, sends his flying DeLorean time machine careening into McFly’s driveway. You might have fixed the mistakes of the […]

By |April 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Infographic: What states have the most breweries per resident?

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 12, 2018 — In just 20 years, the number of breweries has risen from under 1,000 to 7,190 by the beginning of 2017. With brewing dating all the way back to the fifth millennium BC, it’s no wonder modern breweries have mastered the art of beer. So sit back, crack a cold […]

By |April 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Here’s a ranking of the 50 fastest growing craft breweries in the United States

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 11, 2018 — Yesterday, the Brewers Association (BA) released its inaugural list of the 50 fastest growing small and independent craft brewing companies of 2017. Median growth from 2016 to 2017 for these breweries was 216 percent; the median size of breweries on the list went from 284 barrels in 2016 to […]

By |April 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Fastest Growing Craft Breweries of 2017

Brewers Association unveils list of 50 small and independent craft brewers across 25 states showing diversity of growth
Boulder CO, Apr. 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 […]

By |April 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Beer taxes ‘out of control:’ Beer Canada

Toronto ON, Apr. 10, 2018 — The Kathleen Wynne government was pouring tax dollars into an individual brewery this past week even as her government makes buying beer more expensive for all Ontarians.

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By |April 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Off-Premise Beer Sales Up 1.5 Percent Through March, Says IRI Worldwide

Watertown MA, Apr. 6, 2018 — The latest snapshot of beer category health is out.

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By |April 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments