As we expand our involvement in resources related to technical brewing research and member education, the Brewers Association is looking to hire a Technical Brewing Projects Assistant.
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Because the Brewers Association is involved in lobbying activities in Washington, DC, primarily on the excise tax bills in Congress, a percentage of member dues are not deductible as a business expense. For 2012, 20% of member dues were spent on lobbying.
The year-end 2012 U.S. operating brewery count is in and the number has grown to 2,336--an increase of 387 more than the year-end 2011 brewery census.
Craft brewers are standing up for beer drinker's right to know who is behind the beers they see at retail stores, bars and restaurants.
Some data came out that shows that beer sales start and grow with a better beer selection for customers.
The Brewers Association's mid-year craft stats press release came out earlier this month with growth numbers for the segment. the July numbers for brewery count and breweries in planning are now in.
India Pale Ales have become the most popular craft beer style, and August is the month we celebrate IPA Day, a grassroots celebration of this delightful style.
We have finalized an Excel file with five tabs of additional craft brewer data. These data sheets are now available for members in the Brewers Association Members Only area.
American craft brewers hit a milestone when our official craft brewery count reached 2,000. Let's take a look back at some of the recent craft brewery count data.
BPA is in the news this week. I don't mean Belgian Pale Ale. I mean Bisphenol-A. The FDA will rule on whether to accept or reject a Natural Resources Defense Council petition on the suitability of epoxy-based liners that contain BPA going forward.