See ya later, paper menus! Change has been constant during the pandemic, and as we’ve rolled along, we’ve noticed some forever-changes that might have been for the better.
Chief Economist Bart Watson dives into our recently published human resources and salary benchmarking data.Read More
Start getting paid for your brewery sustainability projects by finding the right federal, state, or local incentive programs.Read More
IPA continues to be the most important style for many brewers, but as category growth slows, understanding what is going on with sales in its subcategories is becoming more important.Read More
Bart Watson looks into how 12-packs have performed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide retail insights for craft brewers.Read More
Chief Economist Bart Watson presents the results of the BA's midyear survey, plus other trends and economic data from the first half of 2021.Read More
The BA has once again commissioned the annual Craft Beer Insights Panel survey to take the pulse of adults who enjoy drinking craft beer.Read More
Although craft appears to be dropping in scan data, it might be good news for many breweries if it means people are finally going out again.Read More
For the May/June 2021 The New Brewer, we present our annual Industry Review issue. The year 2020 was undoubtedly craft's toughest so far, with overall volume down 9%. We take a look back at how each segment fared during a tumultuous year, with taprooms leading the way at nearly flat growth and brewpubs taking the biggest hit, down 19.3%.Read More
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As bad as circumstances were for 2020, there are reasons for optimism. Many craft breweries took a direct hit with double-digit declines, but found a way to survive.