From May 12-18, beer lovers everywhere will toast the country
In honor of National Homebrew Day (which falls every year on May 7), each year the American Homebrewers Association celebrates AHA Big Brew on the first Saturday in May.
Drawing the highest number of entries to date, this edition of the World Beer Cup saw 4,754 beers from 1,403 breweries representing 58 countries.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA has proposed extensive regulations governing use of spent grain for animal feed. The Brewers Association recently issued a statement on the FDA animal feed proposal.
The Brewers Association has released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume and the craft brewer definition in 2013.
Based on results from a recently-completed industry survey, craft beer export volume increased by 49 percent in 2013, representing 282,526 barrels and an estimated at $73 million.
2013 small and independent U.S. craft brewers' growth in the beer category infographic.
As a primary driver of growth in the beer industry, craft brewers saw an 18 percent rise in volume, representing a total of 15.6 million barrels, and a 20 percent increase in retail dollar value.
The seventh annual SAVOR returns to Washington, D.C. Attendees will enjoy beers from 76 small and independent American craft breweries, hailing from 29 different states and representing all regions of the country.
The 36th Annual American Homebrewers Association National Homebrewers Conference will be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., June 12-14. 2014.