Brewers Association and U.S. Embassy to Cohost Beer Pairing Dinner in Berlin

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Beer Pairing Dinner in Berlin Event will celebrate American craft beer in the growing German market

Boulder, Colo.October 15, 2019 — The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, and the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the United States of America in Berlin, Robin S. Quinville, will host an American craft beer pairing dinner at the diplomat’s residence on October 21. The dinner will take place during Berlin Food Week to highlight the innovation, creativity, and diversity of small and independent American craft brewers.

The menu, designed and curated by Adam Dulye, executive chef of the Brewers Association, and Ben Pommer, head of culinary at Berlin’s BRLO Brwhouse, will showcase the latest trends in craft beer and food in the U.S. and Europe. Guests will include members of the United States Embassy, European trade, media, and three industry luminaries from some of America’s most prominent breweries:

  • Jennifer Glanville, Brewer and Director of Partnerships, Boston Beer Company
  • Steve Grossman, Beer Ambassador, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Matthew Brynildson, Brewmaster and Partner, Firestone Walker Brewing Company

The Berlin dinner is part of the Brewers Association’s Export Development Program, which is funded by grants from the United States Department of Agriculture and works to inform member breweries about opportunities to sell and promote products in key international markets. Additionally, the program focuses on educating international trade and media about proper storage and care for craft beer as well as the collective quality and diversity of styles created by small and independent American craft brewers. Since the program’s inception in 2004, American craft beer exports have increased 1,400 percent, with a 2018 value estimated at $74 million.

Contact: Calvin Bond (on behalf of the Brewers Association) 970-963-4873 x262

About the Brewers Association

The Brewers Association (BA) is the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents 5,000-plus U.S. breweries. The BA’s independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers by small and independent craft brewers. The BA organizes events including the World Beer Cup®Great American Beer Festival®Craft Brewers Conference® & BrewExpo America®, SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, Homebrew ConNational Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The New Brewer® magazine, and Brewers Publications® is the leading publisher of brewing literature in the U.S. Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the dynamic world of craft beer at® and about homebrewing via the BA’s American Homebrewers Association® and the free Brew Guru® mobile app. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Brewers Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital/familial status. The BA complies with provisions of Executive Order 11246 and the rules, regulations, and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

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