The latest Brewers Association news including events, publications, membership benefits, awards and announcements.

New Brewery Operations Benchmarking Survey Data Available

The Brewers Association (BA) has completed its bi-annual comprehensive survey of America’s craft brewers. The Brewery Operations Benchmarking Survey tracks brewery operations information and industry benchmarks. The results of the 2014 survey are now available for BA members to download. Data collected from this …More

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Key Qualities in Craft Brewer-Wholesaler Relationships

While all craft breweries take great care in selecting distributors to handle their brands, the criteria they use can vary greatly depending upon the brewery’s size. There are obviously common desirable characteristics among wholesalers for …More

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BA Releases Beer Server Training Guide and Reference Manual

Staff training is an important concern for many brewpub owners and managers. To address this key need, the BA brewpub committee developed Beer Server Training for Brewpubs. This free-to-download manual will be tremendously useful for all …More

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Craft Brewers Featured at Nightclub & Bar

The Nightclub & Bar convention and tradeshow, which celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this month, once again hosted a craft brewers pavilion made up of five small and independent Brewers Association (BA) members. Brewers treated …More

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Craft Brewers Conference 2015 Commences in Portland, Ore.

The 2015 Craft Brewers Conference, hosted by the Brewers Association (BA), kicked off on Tuesday with the Welcome Reception, held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The event brought together over 8,000 beer professionals with a theme of …More

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Craft Beer Meets Pizza at International Expo

Pizza pie, oh my, oh my Just like craft brewed beer from small and independent U.S. craft brewers, pizza is art and nowhere was this more on display than the 2015 International Pizza Expo® where six …More

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