March/April 2013 Online Extra by Greg Kitsock
The latest Brewers Association news including events, publications, membership benefits, awards and announcements.
BA staff and board members convened in Boulder, Colo. in January 2012 to reflect on the rich history of the trade group. The audio recording of this introspective evening is now available on BrewersAssociation.org.
The Brewers Association (BA) introduces a new membership class for craft beer retailers. This membership allows retailers, from grocery stores to craft beer bars, to take advantage of the benefits the BA has to offer.
January marks the collection period of the Brewers Association's Annual Brewing Industry Production Survey (BIPS). Survey results will be presented at the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America in Washington, D.C. in March 2013 and in the May/
Using regional statistics on gross profit, this article by Todd Stevenson of Lagunitas establishes that craft is under-spaced and retailers should strongly resist moving craft brands to the warm shelf.
Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) returns to the East Coast in 2013 on March 26-29. Registration is now open.
Author Stan Hieronymus expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, and how brewers maximize their positive attributes throughout the brewing process.
The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) Seminar Subcommittee is once again hard at work reviewing the 160+ proposals submitted by craft brewing community participants and others who have some expertise to add.
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and Brewers Association (BA) announce Brown Distributing as the Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Awards at the Great American Beer Festival.
The Support Your Local Brewery program increases its network of supporters at the Great American Beer Festival. State Guilds participate to gain support for issues affecting their craft brewing community.