Scotch in a Can Raises Questions
The FTC recently reached an agreement with an flavored malt beverage company to require that certain beverages must be resealable. What will be the regulatory reaction to liquor in a can?
Craft Retail Pricing Grows in October 2nd Scans
Stouts are showing a significant increase in retail pricing, which means that imperial stouts and barrel aged stouts are emerging in beer drinker choices.
Craft Volumes Up Over 20 Percent in Scan to Labor Day
The heart of summer no longer belongs to the standard and light lagers. Craft brewers conquered the heat with hops, seasonals and variety.
Craft Pricing Strengthens in August Scan Data
The increase in year-over-year pricing for the early August scan period nearly tripled over pricing gains for July.
Craft Wins Key July Scan Period
Craft sales volume continues to accelerate in the key July 4th scan month on a slight price increase from last year.
GABF Sells Out in 7 Days
Brewers Association staff used to count the number of days before the festival that the tickets sold out. Now we count the days from the moment tickets go on sale.
Craft Brewer Sales Growing Rapidly in Convenience Channel
Craft brewer sales are taking off in convenience stores, based on SIG checkout scan data for the four weeks ending June 12, 2011, which showed craft up nearly 21% in c-stores.
Optimism Growing for Restaurants
Despite headwinds of growing operational costs and high fuels costs, one Wall Street analyst sees positive signs for restaurants.
Craft Brewer Sales Growth Accelerating in Latest Scan Data
America's small and independent craft brewers continued to see the pace of sales speed up at a time when the major domestic brewers see sluggish sales results.
IPAs Up 42% YTD
India pale ales continue to gain in share among craft brewed beer styles from America's craft brewers.