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Brewers Association Releases 2019 Beer Style Guidelines

Boulder CO, May 1, 2019 — The Brewers Association (BA) — the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent craft brewers — has released its 2019 Beer Style Guidelines. These guidelines serve as a resource for brewers, beer judges and competition organizers including the Great American Beer Festival and World […]

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Brewers welcome modern definition of beer

Ottawa ON, May 1, 2019 — Beer Canada and its members commend the Government for supporting brewers by modernizing Canada’s beer standards.

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‘Triumph’ Hop Announced by USDA

San Francisco CA, Apr. 30, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service (ARS) announced the release of USDA “Triumph’” a new high-yield aroma hop.

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Which days of the week have the highest tabs?

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 30, 2019 — Owning a brewery is more than just an exchange of money for liquid in a glass. Owning a brewery is about building a connection, creating a memorable experience and giving guests reasons to return. In the current state of craft beer, breweries continue to fight for market share versus […]

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Details on the new high-yield aroma hop variety, Triumph, released by the USDA-ARS

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 30, 2019 — We can thank the federal government for many of our agricultural innovations. For instance, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has developed more than 20 varieties of hops since the 1950s, including Cascade. For scope, there are about 65 varieties grown in the […]

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As More Brewers Buy on Spot, Brewers Association Suggests Contracting for Hops

Watertown MA, Apr. 30, 2019 — A growing number of U.S. craft breweries are not locking in long-term hops contracts and that leaves those companies vulnerable as supply tightens, according to industry trade group the Brewers Association (BA), which surveyed 250 members to gain insight into how beer makers are managing one of the industry’s […]

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Small Beer Acquisition

Mammoth Brewing plans to buy Great Basin Brewing this summer
Cincinnati OH, Apr. 29, 2019 — Mammoth Brewing Co. (MBC) has signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) with an intent to acquire Great Basin Brewing Co. (GBBC), with the goal to close this summer. Once the deal is finalized, MBC and GBBC will have the opportunity […]

By |April 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

State Craft Brewery Growth Trends

Boulder CO, Apr. 24, 2019 — The new 2018 state-by-state craft brewer statistics have been published on the website. I wanted to briefly outline what these numbers reflect and highlight a few trends I saw as I was compiling the data.

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Five craft beer packaging design trends in 2019 (so far)

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 24, 2019 — As 2019 unfolds, here are some beer packaging trends that we see at the forefront of the craft beer industry.

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Army vet lost 44 pounds only drinking beer for Lent, inspired by monks

Cincinnati OH, Apr. 24, 2019 — An Ohio man didn’t eat any food for 46 days. Instead, he spent Lent downing craft beer.

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By |April 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments