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Study: U.S. Beer Industry Creates More than 2 Million Jobs

Watertown MA, May 24, 2017 — The U.S. beer industry is responsible for creating more than 2.23 million jobs that paid a combined $103.3 billion in wages and benefits, according to the findings of a joint study commissioned by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA).

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By |May 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Beer Institute and NBWA say U.S. beer industry contributes $350 billion to economy, creates 2.23 million jobs

Cincinnati OH, May 24, 2017 — From brewers and beer importers to beer distributors and retailers, the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) just released Beer Serves America, an economic study that highlights how the U.S. beer industry generates more than 2.23 million jobs, providing $103.3 billion in wages and benefits to […]

By |May 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Australian indie beer brewers urged to focus less on craft, more on knowledge

Sydney AU, May 24, 2017 — Australia risks having too many brewers plunging into a too-crowded market with too little knowledge, according to the billionaire founder of one of the world’s biggest craft breweries.

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2016 Brewery Statistics Now Available

Boulder CO, May 22, 2017 — With the release of the May/June Industry Review issue of the The New Brewer, the Brewers Association (BA) has also published the 2016 brewery data spreadsheet. The foundation for the data is the Beer Industry Production Survey, and the ongoing work and collection of data by BA staff.

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By |May 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Regional Brewers Hit Hardest by Craft Slowdown

Watertown MA, May 22, 2017 — Production at 25 of the top 50 Brewers Association-defined craft breweries didn’t grow last year, according new data released today by the trade organization.

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By |May 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Anheuser-Busch InBev Makes Yet Another Craft Beer Acquisition

The megabrewer keeps snapping up small brewers. How many is too many?
Alexandria VA, May 20, 2017 — Maybe Boston Beer founder and chairman Jim Koch was right after all. Maybe the Justice Department does need to rein in Anheuser-Busch InBev and its voracious appetite for craft breweries.

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By |May 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Craft beer still booming: IRI

Brisbane AU, May 17, 2017 — The growth of craft beer amounted to 17 per cent of total retail liquor industry growth last year, according to a new report by IRI.

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By |May 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Expanded malting barley research in the east benefits entire United States

Cincinnati OH, May 16, 2017 — The interest in growing malting barley has expanded across the United States in the last several years and necessitated the need for additional crop research. This research ranges from trials to find current cultivars suitable for a new region, to breeding programs developing new varieties with the disease resistance […]

By |May 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Hold on to your butts: Anheuser-Busch to invest $2 billion in U.S. brewing strategy by 2020

Cincinnati OH, May 16, 2017 — If you suddenly felt a cold chill mid-day May 15, 2017, it might be because Anheuser-Busch announced new, bold plans to invest in its U.S. operations — to the tune of $500 million in 2017 and $2 billion through 2020. This is among the largest ever capital investment programs […]

By |May 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AB InBev Cuts Off South African Hops From Craft Brewers

This marks a change in policy from as recently as last year.
New York NY, May 12, 2017 — One of the recurring narratives when debating the differences between true craft breweries and big beer conglomerates is that craft brewers operate as a supportive community whereas the big boys are run like cutthroat businesses. In a […]

By |May 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments