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Opinion: The IPA Paradox

Niko Tonks is a co-founder and head brewer at Fair State Brewing Cooperative based in Northeast Minneapolis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author.
St. Paul MN, Mar. 13, 2019 — Craft beer is all about variety, choice, an antidote to the sameness of industrial pale lager. Right? That’s the story we’ve […]

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Here is a List of the Top 50 U.S. Craft Breweries in 2018

Boulder CO, Mar. 12, 2019 — The Brewers Association released its annual list of the Top 50 U.S. craft brewing companies Tuesday. The Top 50 list is compiled based on beer sales by volume in 2018.

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Craft Brewers and Barley Growers Advocate for Strong Barley Policy at Annual Hill Climb

Boulder CO, Mar. 12, 2019 — The Brewers Association (BA), and the National Barley Improvement Committee of the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) were on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. yesterday to advocate for strong barley policy with members of Congress.

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Brewers Association Unveils 2018 Rankings of Top US Brewing Companies

Watertown MA, Mar. 12, 2019 — The Brewers Association today released its annual rankings of the top U.S. beer companies based on projected 2018 sales volume.

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Brewing Beers with Wild Fruit

Finding and picking fruits with enough natural yeast on them and adding them to your beer is a great way to not only infuse flavor but also add a local bent to your next recipe.
Fort Collins CO, Mar. 11, 2019 — Ripe fruit has quite a community of yeast and bacteria on the skin, and […]

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Every brewery in America should be joining this effort to protect the Clean Water Act

Cincinnati OH, Mar. 11, 2019 — I am from Cleveland. The place where the Clean Water Act was basically born in flames. The infamous Cuyahoga river fire of 1969 is still a singed eyebrow that the city endures. The Cuyahoga River was once one of the most polluted waterways in the United States (it caught […]

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Last Call: 2 Michigan Breweries to Merge; Nielsen Expands Into Cannabis

Saugatuck to ‘Merge’ with Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing
Watertown MA, Mar. 8, 2019 — A pair of small craft breweries in Michigan announced plans to “merge” this month, pending government approval.

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Good Start – Beer Up YTD

San Francisco CA, Mar. 7, 2019 — The overall beer category is off to a relatively good start, up 1.4% in volume YTD through Feb.24th versus same period last year in all off-premise channels according to IRI, a Chicago-based research firm (@iriworldwide). Strong pricing was also evident as dollar sales were up 4.1% for beer […]

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Just Released: 2018 Stewardship Report

Boulder CO, Mar. 7, 2019 — The Brewers Association’s Stewardship Report is the annual disclosure of the Brewers Association. The Brewers Association (BA) is the not-for-profit trade group with the purpose of promoting and protecting America’s small and independent brewers.

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Beer Purchasers Index continues to climb, largely due to ‘flavored malt beverages’

Cincinnati OH, Mar. 7, 2019 — The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for February 2019. 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 is […]

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