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What makes a beer a beer? Feds brew changes to national beer standards

Ottawa ON, Jun. 21, 2018 — Your beer is about to undergo a government makeover.

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By |June 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Brewers Association Breaks Down Indie Seal Adoption By State

Watertown MA, Jun. 21, 2018 — Nearly a full year has elapsed since the Brewers Association (BA) introduced its independence seal, and the not-for-profit trade group that represents the interests of small and independent craft breweries has been keeping tabs on adoption rates across the U.S.

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By |June 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Rethinking Bitterness In Dry-Hopped (Hazy) Beers

Past research has shown that more extreme dry-hopping regimens can reduce IBUs in beer made with kettle hops bittering, New Belgium Brewing’s Ross Koenigs suggests that dry hopping without kettle additions can add far more IBUs than previously thought.
Fort Collins CO, Jun. 18, 2018 — Dry hopping does weirder things to beer than we thought. […]

By |June 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

NBWA releases Beer Purchasers’ Index for May, craft index continues to post positive readings

Cincinnati OH, Jun. 18, 2018 — Last week, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index for May 2018. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment […]

By |June 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Increased Funding for Public Hop Research

Boulder CO, Jun. 14, 2018 — The Brewers Association has learned that the United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) has received an additional $900,000 in funding for the 2018 Fiscal Year in support of public hop research. This fantastic development comes, in part, from the BA’s increased lobbying efforts on this […]

By |June 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Women Represent Big Opportunity for Beer Industry

Watertown MA, Jun. 14, 2018 — Beer companies haven’t effectively marketed to women, and they’re leaving a lot of opportunity for increased sales on the table, according to Bridget Brennan, CEO of Chicago-based consulting group the Female Factor.

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The Seal Distinguishes Small and Independent Craft Brands for Beer Lovers

Data Shows the Seal Resonates with Consumers
Boulder CO, Jun. 13, 2018 — Beer drinkers want to support small and independent businesses. Based on data from our recent work tied to the independent craft brewer seal, more than 90% of consumers surveyed showed interest in the seal and what it stands for.

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Time, temperature and glycogen storage: Three keys to harvesting, storing beer yeast until you pitch

Cincinnati OH, Jun. 13, 2018 — Getting the most from your culture is a multi-stepped endeavor. One of the most import steps (let’s call it step No. 2) is understanding when to harvest and then properly store your beer yeast until you are ready to pitch. This is the onus of White Labs’ latest seminar […]

By |June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Our Introductory Webcast About BeerRun 8.0 Is On Monday!

Our webinar introducing BeerRun 8.0 is right around the corner. Mark your calendar for Monday 6/18!
Our webinar introducing BeerRun v8 is right around the corner. Please mark your calendar: We go live this Monday, June 18 at 10 am and again at 3 pm (US/Eastern Time).

An hour before Monday morning’s webcast, we will email customers […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Video: Relive SAVOR 2018

Watertown MA, Jun. 13, 2018 — More than 100 brewers and state guild leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to take part in the Brewers Association’s annual SAVOR craft beer and food pairing event in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol building.

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