Industry Updates

BA Releases Statement on Date Lot Coding

The Brewers Association Technical Committee has released a statement addressing best practices in date lot coding for craft brewers. In short the document states that it is in the best interest of craft brewers, distributors, importers, …More

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BA Raises the Bar with New Seminars at Draught Quality Workshop

Registration is now open for the Draught Beer Quality Workshop at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival®. Developed by the Draught Beer Quality Subcommittee, the workshop, slated for Friday, October 3, will benefit anyone in the beer industry with a stake in delivering high quality draught beer.

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Hop Acreage Analysis for 2014

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (“NASS”) recently released their annual Hop Area Forecast report detailing hop variety data by state. (Note: the original report issued by NASS on June 11 included errors which were revised …More

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Great British Beer Festival Participation Details

For the sixth consecutive year the Brewers Association’s Export Development Program is participating in the Great British Beer Festival. The U.K. is one of the largest markets for EDP members. The BA will be displaying an …More

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Hop Survey Results for 2013

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released their annual Hop Acreage Report, detailing hop variety data by state. The news is very good for craft brewers. A quick glance shows a substantial increase in overall …More

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