The craft beer industry continues to grow, inviting more interest from suppliers, retailers—both off and on premise—and consumers. As the competitive environment intensifies, it’s more important than ever to know your consumer—who they are, where …More
- Off to Portland for the Oregon Brewers Guild’s annual meeting!
- In Santa Rosa with BA staff Acacia and Bart attending the California Craft Brewers Association Conference.
- In Portland with the BA events team for a CBC 2015 site planning visit.
- With BA and AHA staff in Grand Rapids for the National Homebrewers Conference. Looking forward to checking out the ‘going-pro’ seminars!
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Interest in American craft beer is rising outside the U.S. Exports are increasing and the Brewers Association (BA) continually works to represent the industry in events around the world. In accordance with these efforts, six BA staff members recently traveled to Germany for BrauBeviale, an equipment exhibition that covers the entire …More
The California Craft Brewers Association was established in 1989 and was the first state brewers guild. The organization toasted to 25 years of helping develop and protect California craft breweries at its annual conference, which took place in Santa …More
Registration for the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) & BrewExpo America® is now open. The conference will take place April 14-17 at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland. The Craft Brewers Conference is the only industry event …More
The Brewers Association (BA) sustainability subcommittee has recently added two new members—Christian Ettinger of Hopworks Urban Brewery and Kris Spaulding of Brewery Vivant. Christian Ettinger Christian Ettinger is the brewmaster and founder of Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) …More
Travis Burge The Brewers Association (BA) technical committee has appointed two new members. Travis Burge of New Belgium Brewing and Cheri Chastain of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company have accepted invitations to join the committee. Travis Burge is …More
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) announced J.J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. as the 2014 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year. The Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award recognizes a beer distributor who does the most …More
State brewers guilds are non-profit associations that protect and promote the local craft brewing industry. Across the country, these groups are making a difference through organizing events, fighting unfavorable laws and being the collective voice for craft …More
The Brewpub Pavilion returned to the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) for a third year. The pavilion debuted in 2012 as a way to highlight this important segment of the craft brewing industry. Brewpubs, defined by the …More
The BA Insider is a free email publication written by the Market Development Committee. The publication is sent quarterly by the Brewers Association. Each issue covers topics relevant to craft beer distributors. Below you will find …More