Last Call: US Brewery Shipments Decline in October

U.S. Brewery Shipments Dropped 4.3% Last Month
Watertown MA, Nov. 27, 2019 — U.S. breweries shipped 13.1 million barrels in October, down 4.3% from the same month last year, according to the Beer Institute (BI), which cited unofficial estimates of domestic tax paid shipments from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.

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By |November 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BI Poll: 68% of Americans Support Extending Tax Relief for All Brewers and Beer Importers

Majority of Americans across the political spectrum want Congress to extend tax relief for America’s beer industry
Washington DC, Nov. 20, 2019 — Today, the Beer Institute released the results of its latest nationwide poll, finding 68 percent of American voters want Congress to continue federal excise tax relief for all of our nation’s more than […]

By |November 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BA creates another beer-themed day to celebrate and sip craft

Small Brewery Sunday, Dec. 1
Cincinnati OH, Nov. 19, 2019 — There are many beer-focused days of worship. There’s National Beer Day in April. American Craft Beer Week in May. International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day in March. Of course, there’s St. Patrick’s Day. Well, now there’s a new holy day to add to your increasingly busy […]

By |November 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Huge hop news: CSU scientist uses LEDs to show hops don’t need a dormant period

This was re-published with permission from Colorado State University. Go visit them here, and then enroll in some classes.
Cincinnati OH, Nov. 19, 2019 — The explosion of craft brewing across the globe has created an insatiable demand for hops — the fragrant green flowers that impart beers with those distinctive, crisp, bitter flavors. Colorado State […]

By |November 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

CBA purchase shows megabrewer’s patience, how much craft beer has slowed in 3 years

Cincinnati OH, Nov. 14, 2019 — To follow up on the news this week that Anheuser-Busch InBev decided to takeover the Craft Brew Alliance for $222 million after initially declining to do so in August, Andy Morton, just-drinks Deputy Editor at GlobalData, sent over this analysis. For Morton, the message is patience.

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By |November 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Check out this TTB educational video series covering alcohol trade regulations

Cincinnati OH, Nov. 13, 2019 — It’s Wednesday, so of course I start my day by heading to YouTube and checking out the latest episode of NWA Powerrr. But before I get there, I see the Alcohol Tax and Trade Bureau has uploaded some handy educational videos covering the basics of trade practices for the […]

By |November 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Megabrewer changes its mind, purchases full stake in Craft Brew Alliance

Cincinnati OH, Nov. 12, 2019 — After initially choosing not to purchase the remaining shares of the Craft Brew Alliance, Anheuser-Busch InBev has changed its mind, agreeing to purchase the remaining CBA shares it does not already own. The global beer behemoth currently owns a 31.2 percent stake in CBA and has offered $16.50 in […]

By |November 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019 hop harvest report from Crosby Farms celebrates its biggest crop yet

CEO breaks it down by variety
Cincinnati OH, Nov. 7, 2019 — Hop harvest season is now past us. Sad. It’s like beer Christmas for pros. Those who actually get to attend the harvest, sift through hops, inspect facilities, brew with fresh cones and always drink a few beers along the way. For those of us […]

By |November 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

CBMTRA Reaches Record Number of Co-Sponsors in Congress

The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act reached 315 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives and 73 in the U.S. Senate
Watertown MA, Nov. 5, 2019 — A bill to extend federal excise tax (FET) relief has garnered a record number of co-sponsors following a day of action coordinated by the Beer Institute (BI), Brewers Association […]

By |November 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Takeaways from NBWA’s just released Distributor Productivity Report

Cincinnati OH, Oct. 31, 2019 — In an 18th edition, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is once again releasing its Distributor Productivity Report (DPR). This unique research from the beer distribution industry represents the most complete, accurate and up‐to‐date comparative financial and operating performance information available anywhere, says the trade organization.

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By |October 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments