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The Craft Beer (Non) Bubble

One frequently asked question in the craft brewing industry these days is: “are we in a bubble, and if so, when will it pop?” The short answer: I see little to no evidence that craft is in a bubble... now for the long answer. More

Brewers Association Office Reopens

After a temporary closure due to flooding along the Front Range of Colorado, the Brewers Association office re-opened Tuesday morning, September 17 at 8 a.m. More

Brewers Association Closed September 16

Due to widespread flooding in Boulder County, Colorado, the need to allow movement of emergency and reconstruction vehicles and a flood advisory that is in place until Tuesday morning, the Brewer Association office is closed Monday. More

Craft Retail Dollars up 20% On 18% Volume Growth During June/July

It was a good Fourth of July for craft beer. In the July 14th four-week scan data released by the IRI group on July 25th, craft volume accelerated, showing an 18.4% increase from the same period a year ago. More

Brewers Association Develops Safety Subcommittee

The Brewers Association's technical committee has created two new subcommittees to aid brewers on safety and sustainability matters. More

U.S. Brewery Count Passes 2500.

With the addition of 69 new operational U.S. breweries entered into our database in May 2013, the U.S. brewery count has now climbed to 2514. More

Brewers Association Logo Usage Policy

The number of logo usage requests by Brewers Association members is on the rise, and here are the rules of use. More

2012 Supplemental Stats Now in BAMO

The Members Only area of (which we affectionately call BAMO in our acronym soup) houses a spreadsheet that supplements the May/June issue of The New Brewer. Check it out. More

Brewers Association Job Announcement

As we expand our involvement in resources related to technical brewing research and member education, the Brewers Association is looking to hire a Technical Brewing Projects Assistant.  More

BA Announces Lobbying Activities Percentage of Dues

Because the Brewers Association is involved in lobbying activities in Washington, DC, primarily on the excise tax bills in Congress, a percentage of member dues are not deductible as a business expense. For 2012, 20% of member dues were spent on lobbying. More