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Insights & Analysis

Benchmark Your Salary and Benefits with BA Benchmarking Data

The newest round of brewery benchmarking data has been posted, starting with salary and benefits data. Learn more about what these numbers mean.Read More

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

Industry Updates

5 Quality Elements To Implement Right Now

What’s remarkable about these overlooked quality functions is that they are often both incredibly effective and incredibly inexpensive.Read More

Industry Review Issue

It’s the big one! The May/June 2019 The New Brewer recaps the statistics and highlights for the craft brewing industry in 2018, a year in which craft brewers still posted 4 percent growth despite new challenges and increasing competition. The annual Industry Review includes an overview and analysis of each segment of the U.S. brewing industry (Brewpubs, Micros, Regionals, and Large + Imports), plus brewery barrelage numbers and 2018 openings and closings. We also include photos and a synopsis from the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® in Denver. Read More

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Educational Publications

Sustainability Benchmarking Reports

Step 1: Get Started Downloads 2017 Sustainability Benchmarking Update (pdf) 2016 Sustainability Benchmarking Update (pdf) 2015 Sustainability Benchmarking Annual Report (pdf) The reports provides a platform for the craft brewing community to share best practices for identifying how to use water more efficiently, generating less …Read More

Industry Updates

Date Lot Coding

The Brewers Association technical committee recommends that it is in the best interest of craft brewers, distributors, importers, and consumers that all beer from small and independent craft brewers be identifiable by some form of a date or lot code …Read More

Insights & Analysis

Bottles and Cans: Craft Beer Packaging Trends in 2018

As industry growth has slowed, can growth is now coming at the expense of bottles. Let's break down that shift in terms of drivers. Read More

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