Senate Supports American Craft Beer Week®

Celebration Continues with Resolution for Small and Independent Craft Brewers

Boulder, CO • June 2, 2015—The weeklong celebration honoring the country’s small and independent craft brewery renaissance during the 10th American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) continues, as Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Susan Collins (R-Me.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) introduced a resolution, S. Res. 188, expressing the Senate’s appreciation of the goals of the week and commending the craft brewers of the United States. The U.S. Senate passed S. Res. 188 by unanimous consent.

From May 11-17, all 50 states witnessed over 2,000 registered ACBW events, including exclusive brewery tours, special craft beer releases, food and beer pairings, tap takeovers and more, to honor the ever-advancing craft beer culture and unite tens of thousands of beer lovers nationwide. CraftBeer.com also created an interactive graphic featuring fun facts to commemorate each state and its respective commitment to craft brewing.

Read the entire press release on S. Res. 188 at CraftBeer.com.

Andy Sparhawk, the Brewers Association Craft Beer Program web manager is a Certified Cicerone® and BJCP Beer Judge. He lives in Arvada, Colo. with his wife, Ashley.

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