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The increase in year-over-year pricing for the early August scan period nearly tripled over pricing gains for July.
Craft sales volume continues to accelerate in the key July 4th scan month on a slight price increase from last year.
Brewers Association staff used to count the number of days before the festival that the tickets sold out. Now we count the days from the moment tickets go on sale.
Craft brewer sales are taking off in convenience stores, based on SIG checkout scan data for the four weeks ending June 12, 2011, which showed craft up nearly 21% in c-stores.
Despite headwinds of growing operational costs and high fuels costs, one Wall Street analyst sees positive signs for restaurants.
America's small and independent craft brewers continued to see the pace of sales speed up at a time when the major domestic brewers see sluggish sales results.
India pale ales continue to gain in share among craft brewed beer styles from America's craft brewers.
The count of operating U.S. breweries has crossed over 1,700 for the first time in over 105 years.
2010 was a year in which some imports traded pricing for volume, allowing imports to grow again in 2010 after two negative growth years