Industry Updates

See industry updates, the latest resources and news from the Brewers Association and its subcommittees on things like sustainability, draught quality, raw materials and more.

Technical Committees Boost Resources for Breweries

In 2016, the Brewers Association Technical Committee and technical subcommittees addressed many issues and developed a wide range of resources. The projects outlined here do not constitute a comprehensive list, but do represent a robust …More

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The Evolution of Barley, Malt, and Beer Flavor

Something extraordinary is happening in the brewery supply chain. The malting barley industry is evolving in exciting ways, albeit at a slower pace than the hops industry. That’s understandable given the relative scales of the …More

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Brewers Association Releases New Guidance on Wastewater Management

The Brewers Association (BA) has released a new resource, Wastewater Management Guidance Manual. Since publishing Water and Wastewater: Treatment/Volume Reduction Manual, there has been significant regulatory and brewery activity regarding wastewater treatment. The continued rapid …More

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Protecting the Supply Chain

The Brewers Association works to protect the supply chain by funding craft beer research and service grants in support of its member breweries.

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Brewers Association Announces New Sustainability Mentor

The Brewers Association (BA) is pleased to announce the appointment of industry expert John Stier to the newly created position of sustainability mentor. In his role, Stier will spearhead the BA Benchmarking Project. His responsibilities will …More

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