From June 12 to 14, over 3,000 homebrewers and beer enthusiasts from all over the U.S. will flow into the River City for the 36th annual National Homebrewers Conference, the world's largest gathering of homebrewers.
Given its expansive variety, craft beer is among the most approachable beverages to pair with food. This was tastily on display at the seventh annual SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
The 2014 version of the beer style guidelines represents the largest revision and reorganization to date. The guidelines were rewritten to follow a standard format of appearance, aroma, flavor and body, following the sensory experience.
From May 12-18, beer lovers everywhere will toast the country
In honor of National Homebrew Day (which falls every year on May 7), each year the American Homebrewers Association celebrates AHA Big Brew on the first Saturday in May.
Drawing the highest number of entries to date, this edition of the World Beer Cup saw 4,754 beers from 1,403 breweries representing 58 countries.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA has proposed extensive regulations governing use of spent grain for animal feed. The Brewers Association recently issued a statement on the FDA animal feed proposal.
The Brewers Association has released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume and the craft brewer definition in 2013.
Based on results from a recently-completed industry survey, craft beer export volume increased by 49 percent in 2013, representing 282,526 barrels and an estimated at $73 million.
2013 small and independent U.S. craft brewers' growth in the beer category infographic.