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AHA National Homebrewers Conference Media Advisory 2013

The 35th Annual American Homebrewers Association National Homebrewers Conference is a fun, educational gathering designed to enhance homebrewers’ brewing skills and knowledge and encourage camaraderie among fellow homebrewers. More

Craft Brewers Conference Reaches Monumental Heights

As the largest industry gathering, CBC brought together some 6,400 brewing professionals and approximately 440 exhibitors in the nation's capital for conversation and collaboration about America's ever-growing craft beer culture. More

Mississippi Passes Bill to Legalize Homebrewing

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) is pleased to announce that Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has signed a bill that will effectively legalize homebrewing throughout the state.  More

Brewers Association: Craft Continues to Brew Growth

The Brewers Association, the trade association representing small and independent American brewers, today released 2012 data on U.S. craft brewing growth. More

2012 Craft Beer Data Infographic

In a year when the total U.S. beer market grew by one percent, craft brewers saw a 15 percent rise in volume and a 17 percent increase in dollar growth, representing a total barrel increase of almost 1.8 million.  More

American Craft Beer Exports Set New Records in 2012

Based on results from a recently-completed industry survey, craft beer export volume increased by an astounding 72 percent compared to 2011, with a value estimated at $49.1 million. More

Brewers Association Announces 2013 Beer Style Guidelines

The Brewers Association released its 2013 Beer Style Guidelines. Updated annually, this year's version defines 142 styles of beer, up from 140 in 2012. More

Brewers Association Seats 2013 Board of Directors

The Board provides strategic direction for the Brewers Association, which comprises more than 1,600 U.S. brewery members and 36,000 members of the American Homebrewers Association. More

May 13-19, 2013: American Craft Beer Week

American Craft Beer Week will provide an opportunity for small and independent brewers, craft beer enthusiasts and the community of better beer retailers to celebrate the ever advancing beer culture in the U.S.  More

Small Brewer Federal Excise Tax Bill Reintroduced in Congress

The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) and Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) More

Craft Beer Statistics

See Craft Beer Stats for more information.