Staff Voices

Brewers Association staff voices provides news, insights and announcements from staff members.

The Great American Beer Festival® Haze Craze

Earlier this year, a trio of juicy or hazy styles were formally incorporated into the Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines. The 2018 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) marks the first time “Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale,” …More

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Don’t Panic! Checklists Are Your Friend

Think back to the days of planning your brewery. Do you remember the enthusiasm you felt writing your standard operating procedures? What about the excitement you had anticipating your first visit from an FDA officer? …More

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The Importance of Defining Small and Independent

American Craft Beer Week (May 14-20, 2018) is upon us. For the past 13 years, the Brewers Association Craft Beer Program has organized a national celebration dedicated to highlighting our small and independent craft brewers. …More

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U.S. Legislators Show Their Love for Independent Brewers

Members of Congress and elected officials spent a significant portion of February showing their love for their local small and independent breweries. Governors, senators, and representatives stopped by to visit their favorite breweries to celebrate …More

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