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Beer Purchasers’ Index for July 2019 shows craft beer back up while ciders struggle

Cincinnati OH, Aug. 7, 2019 — According to the National Beer Wholesalers Association‘s (NBWA) Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) — which surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments — craft beer was back on the positive side of the ledger in July after a weirdly big dip in June.

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

Craft Growth Holds Steady at 4% Mid-Year

San Francisco CA, Aug. 6, 2019 — Production volume growth for BA-defined craft breweries remained steady for the first half of 2019, holding at 4% growth according to new midyear metrics released by the Brewers Association (BA).

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By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Self-serve beer taps are differentiating all kinds of on-premise business models

Cincinnati OH, Aug. 6, 2019 — The pour-your-own beer concept is intriguing for the flexibility it allows customers, who can taste more drinks for a fair price while cutting out any wait time. But the self-serve technology is also opening up new possibilities for establishment owners too via lower operating costs, better space utilization and […]

By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Craft beer production volume up 4 percent so far in 2019

Cincinnati OH, Aug. 6, 2019 — The Brewers Association (BA), the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, says growth for small and independent craft brewers remained steady for the first half of 2019. According to the association’s new midyear metrics, production volume for the craft segment increased 4 percent during the […]

By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Canadians invited to raise a glass for Canadian Beer Day

Ottawa ON, Aug. 6, 2019 — In the true north, there are days dedicated to maple syrup, curling, and the noble beaver. But there’s never been a national day to annually celebrate one of Canada’s favourite products: beer. That ends today as Beer Canada is officially declaring the Wednesday before Thanksgiving: Canadian Beer Day.

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By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Beer Canada Announces 1st Annual Canadian Beer Day

Ottawa ON, Aug. 6, 2019 — Brewery trade organization Beer Canada has announced a new initiative to establish a “national day to annually celebrate one of Canada’s favourite products: beer.”

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By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Brewers Association: Mid-Year Craft Volume Growth ‘Steady’ at 4 Percent

Watertown MA, Aug. 6, 2019 — Halfway through 2019, volume growth for small and independent U.S. craft brewers has remained steady at 4 percent, according to data released today by national trade group the Brewers Association (BA).

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By |August 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Breweries are Working Toward a Greener Tomorrow

Breweries around the country are implementing programs, technology, and initiatives that aim to make their businesses more sustainable and to have a positive environmental impact.
Fort Collins CO, Aug. 5, 2019 — Working in an industry that has a lot of raw materials, uses a lot of natural resources, and regularly relies on recyclable materials, brewers […]

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

Beer Industry Raises Among the Highest in CPG, According to Recruiting Firm’s Survey

Watertown MA, Aug. 2, 2019 — Average annual raises in the beer industry rank among the highest in the consumer product goods industry, according to recruiting firm ForceBrands’ latest “Beer Talent Market Report.”

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By |August 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

We Asked 20 Brewers: What Are the Worst Trends in Beer Right Now?

New York NY, Jul. 30, 2019 — Not all beer trends are created equal. Some have staying power and become national or global phenomena, while others fizzle quickly. There are several movements coursing through American breweries that are worth celebrating, but, for now, let’s focus on the absolute worst. We’re examining the garbage gimmicks that […]

By |July 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments