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A Great American Toast: Homebrewers Across the Country Unite for AHA Big Brew on May 3

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. More

Diverse Winners Emerge From Largest-Ever World Beer Cup®

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. More

Brewers Association Lists Top 50 Breweries of 2013

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. More

Statement from the Brewers Association on FDA Proposed Rulemaking on Spent Grain

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.  More

American Craft Beer Exports on the Rise

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. More

2013 Craft Beer Data Infographic


Brewers Association Announces 2013 Craft Brewer Growth

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.  More

MEDIA ADVISORY: SAVORSM: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience

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.  More

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2014 AHA National Homebrewers Conference

The 36th Annual American Homebrewers Association National Homebrewers Conference will be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., June 12-14. 2014. More

Brewers Association Board Meeting Produces Strategic Changes

At a two-day meeting held February 26-27 in Boulder, Colo., the Brewers Association (BA) Board of Directors introduced changes to the association's foundational framework More

Craft Beer Statistics

See Craft Beer Stats for more information.