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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

Best GABF Ever?

The 29th Great American Beer Festival is in the books. Was it the best ever?  More

Restaurant Beer Sales Improving

After a rough time for restaurants during the recession, things are looking up as Technomic revised its forecast for 2010 alcohol sales in the on-premise. More

A New Brewery Nearly Every Day

Brewery Detective Erin Glass is busier than a one-eyed cat watching two mouse holes. More

Craft Brewers Continue to Gain Share

The shift to craft-brewed beer continues as other beer sales in the U.S. remain sluggish. More

Many, Many Interesting Beers

So much to taste and so little time! Brewers are bringing more and more interesting beers to events. The recently concluded SAVOR: A Craft Beer and Food Experience at the National Building Museum left me with several new impressions.  More

Too Many Craft SKUs?

The growth of craft brewers has led to a significant increase in the number of brands and SKUs on retail shelves. Are there too many?  More

American Craft Beer Week Resolution on House Floor

Representative Betsy Markey of Colorado will be marking American Craft Beer Week and the benefits that craft brewers bring to society. More

People, Planet, Profit: How Company Culture Can Help Sustainability

On Friday, April 9, 2010 at the Craft Brewers Conference in Chicago, speakers lead the annual conference's first ever seminar on employee engagement and sustainability. More

Wee Humble Advice on Starting and Running a Brewery

A standing-room-only crowd—including dozens of breweries-in-planning along with well-established brewers—reaped the benefits of the years of experience of Tom Hennessy of Colorado Boy Pub in Ridgway, Colo. at Thursday’s Craft Brewers Conference. More