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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. More

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.  More

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. More

Optimism Growing for Restaurants

Despite headwinds of growing operational costs and high fuels costs, one Wall Street analyst sees positive signs for restaurants. More

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. More

IPAs Up 42% YTD

India pale ales continue to gain in share among craft brewed beer styles from America's craft brewers. More

U.S. Brewery Count Passes 1700

The count of operating U.S. breweries has crossed over 1,700 for the first time in over 105 years. More

U.S. Beer Imports by Country 2010

2010 was a year in which some imports traded pricing for volume, allowing imports to grow again in 2010 after two negative growth years More

Craft Beer Styles Update

There are some new data out on craft beer styles year-to-date sales in scanned channels. Here is the update. More

Alcohol Energy Drinks Under Fire

Should alcohol energy drinks be banned? States are no longer waiting for the FDA to rule on the safety of alcohol energy drinks. More