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New and Established Breweries Claim Great American Beer Festival® Medals

The 2013 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awarded 252 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States, including GABF Pro-Am medals.  More

Brewers Publications Presents: Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers

Brewers Publications is pleased to announce the release of Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers, by John Palmer and Colin Kaminski, which will help brewers who have long been flummoxed by the liquid's complex chemistry. More

American Craft Beers Awarded Abroad

23 American craft breweries, all members of the Brewers Association's Export Development Program, won 36 awards in 22 different categories at European Beer Star, one of the most respected and recognized beer competitions in the world. More

The American Beer Revolution Showcased at the Great American Beer Festival®

GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served in a public tasting event, alongside one of the most prestigious beer competitions and judging panels in the world. More

Brewers Association Reports Continued Growth for U.S. Craft Brewers

The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association which represents the majority of U.S. breweries, announced that during the first six months of 2013, American craft beer dollar sales and volume were up 15 percent and 13 percent, respectively. More

Beer Lovers Rendezvous in the Rockies for Annual Great American Beer Festival®

Over the course of three days, some 49,000 attendees will have the opportunity to sample beers from approximately 600 U.S. breweries at the 32nd annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF).  More

Homebrewing Officially Legal in All 50 States

Today, homebrewers can legally brew in every state in the country, as recently passed homebrewing legislation takes effect in Mississippi. More

Brew-therly Love at the National Homebrewers Conference in Philadelphia

More than 3,400 homebrewers and beer enthusiasts gathered at the 35th Annual National Homebrewers Conference presented by the American Homebrewers Association this weekend at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown More

American Craft Brewers Set to Sizzle at Summer Beer Events Worldwide

Through the efforts of the Brewers Association (BA) Export Development Program (EDP), American craft brewers will have a significant presence at a number of international beer events.  More

Zymurgy Magazine Announces 2013 "Best Commercial Beers in America"

The American Homebrewers Association's (AHA) members once again voted Russian River Brewing Company's Pliny the Elder the "Best Commercial Beer in America" for the fifth year running.  More

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