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American Craft Beer Week: May 14-20

American Craft Beer Week slated for May 14th to 20th, nationwide. More

American Homebrewers Association Membership Surpasses 30,000

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) reached a milestone this month with more than 30,000 members. The 34-year-old not-for-profit organization has reached this record number thanks in part to the hobby's recent growth in popularity. More

Brewers Association Announces 2012 Style Guidelines

The Brewers Association (BA) recently released its 2012 Beer Style Guidelines. Updated annually, the guidelines currently describe 140 styles of beer and are used in prestigious beer competitions, including the Great American Beer Festival® and the World More

Steve Hindy Announced as 2012 Craft Brewers Conference Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Steve Hindy will kick off the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in San Diego, Calif. Nearly 4,000 industry professionals will gather for four days of education and networking, May 2-5 at the Town and Country Resort. More

American Craft Beers Showcased at San Francisco Fancy Food Show

Independent American craft brewers from across the country will exhibit at the 37th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, Calif., January 15-17. The Fancy Food Show is North America's largest specialty food and beverage marketplace. More

American Craft Brewers Win International Accolades

American craft brewing's global success story continued at the Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival and the European Beer Star Competition. More

Powers Distributing Company Named 2011 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year

J. J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. and Gretz Beer Company also Recognized for Exceptional Efforts to Market, Promote and Sell Craft Beer  More

2011 Great American Beer Festival® Winners Announced

The 2011 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) competition drew an impressive field of competitors, with 2011 topping last year's entries by 11 percent. More

2011 Great American Beer Festival® Media Advisory

The 30th edition of the Great American Beer Festival is expected to serve 2,400 different beers, in one-ounce tasting portions, from an estimated 465 U.S. breweries to 49,000-plus attendees. More

Brewers Association Reports 2011 Mid-Year Growth for U.S. Craft Brewers

Dollar growth up 15% in first six months of 2011; U.S. sees rapid growth in breweries in planning. More

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