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Kentucky's Country Boy Brewing, which produced 14,416 barrels in 2018, has decided to focus on markets close to home.
Industry Updates

Micros: Growing and Adapting

In total, 4,521 microbreweries—packaging breweries producing up to 15,000 barrels—operated during 2018, producing 5.8 million barrels. Production at microbreweries increased 16.4 percent, far exceeding that of breweries in other categories.Read More

Chilly Water’s original brewpub location has a music-themed food menu of pub fare including sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and salads.
Industry Updates

Brewpubs: Upping Their Game

Brewpubs are continuing to hold their own. In 2018, the category was up 13 percent from the previous year, with much of that growth coming from new openings, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson.Read More

Strategies for Success

What does it take for a craft brewery to succeed in 2019? Quality beer. Business acumen. A connection with the community. Adaptiveness. With more than 7,300 breweries now operating in the United States, how will your brewery stand out from the rest? The March/April 2019 The New Brewer is our Strategies for Success issue, with Brewers Association ambassadors and industry veterans sharing tips for carving out a path to longevity. Read More

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Industry Updates

Business Plan Resources for Breweries

The Brewers Association provides resources for all aspects of a brewery's operations, including a handful on how to create and maintain a business plan.Read More

A Brewery for All: Tactics for Being Inclusive and Building Diversity

You believe in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion—but where do you start with institutionalizing and cultivating it? This panel will help provide resources to help create a business culture that is authentic, welcoming, and inclusive to all. Come learn how …Read More

Cultivating Craft Beer Culture: HR Expert Panel

What a combination HR and craft beer can be! Working in this industry offers unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to working with and taking care of our humans. Maintaining the fun we have in craft brewing can be …Read More

Growing into the Headwinds

In a lively panel discussion, the leaders of five successful, long-established craft breweries reveal how they continue to grow their businesses and thrive in the current environment. Read More

How to Run an Increasingly Complex Beer Business

Your beers are dialed in. You’ve carved out a successful niche. But the stress of running a brewery is getting the best of you…and likely your staff. This session is led by someone who’s been there. In this mini-bootcamp, we’ll …Read More

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