The 2017 injury and illness data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is up, and the numbers for breweries continue to reduce, reaching a record low.
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.
Hop breeders and growers around the world are trying to keep pace with consumers’ changing tastes and breweries’ quests for new flavors and aromas.
The comprehensive study compiles three years of data and focuses on analysis of water, energy and emissions efficiency in the craft brewing industry, providing an important look into the industry’s environmental performance, while identifying and sharing best practices from top performing breweries.
As co-chair, Walker will assist in leading the BA's efforts to help brewers maintain a healthy balance between environmental stewardship and economic vitality.
The 8th annual Draught Beer Quality Summit included presentations from draught quality experts, an off-flavor tasting with the Cicerone Certification Program, a hands-on demonstration room, and an update on the BA’s draught line cleaning study.
The Ohio Craft Brewers Association has established an alliance with OSHA to provide the craft brewing industry in Ohio with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help protect the health and safety of their workers.
The Brewers Association wishes to develop a resource to assist craft brewers in developing effective preventive controls for their brewery operations. View the full details and submit a proposal.
The BA recently conducted its first ever Hopsource hop sensory assessment, with the purpose of gauging brewer interest in experimental public hop varieties. Hopsource is part of a multi-year effort to reinvigorate public hop research.
The BA has collaborated with ASBC on three new instructional videos to the series demonstrating fundamental methods related to brewing quality.
The BA Quality Subcommittee has produced guidance that will help brewers understand the various types of market withdrawals and recalls, as well as the legal obligations and preparation involved in executing a voluntary market withdrawal or recall.