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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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Taprooms Issue

Say it ain’t so, Charlie! The publish date for the January/February 2019 The New Brewer coincides with Charlie Papazian’s exit from the Brewers Association after 40 years. We honor our founding father with a feature on his legacy by Dick Cantwell as well as in the back-page interview. In addition, January/February marks our Taprooms issue as the Brewers Association ushers in a new member category to accommodate the increasingly popular business model. Read More

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The New Brewer

Taproom Success: It’s All in the Details

Your taproom is your brand, your mothership. Why go through all the trouble of making the best beer possible if you’re not going to present it in the best possible environment?

Educational Publications

Draught Beer Quality Manual

The Draught Beer Quality Manual is the ultimate resource for draught installers, wholesalers, retailers and brewers. Detailed information about line cleaning, draught system components and design, gas dispense and balance, proper pouring, sanitation and growlers is organized with your needs in …Read More

Industry Updates

Handling and Filling Beer Growlers

Beer growler use by consumers and retailers is a popular way to bring the retail draught beer experience home or to transport rare or small production beers. The important decision to fill and use growlers must be made with an eye …Read More

Association News

Challenging the Bluster Over Brewery Taprooms

The American beer drinker enjoys visiting brewery tasting rooms, where they find good times, make new friends, are a part of the community and develop a relationship with small brewery owners. The success of taprooms at independent craft breweries in …Read More

Building Your Brand Through the Tasting Room

Tasting rooms have become much more than just a bar—they are community gathering places. Come learn how and why to use your space to make some money, build a name and grow your brand from your brewery. Read More

Crafting Regular Customers

Chris and Ryan will discuss customer service to encourage high-frequency visits in brewpubs and tasting rooms. Come learn how to make your brewpub or tasting room a second living room. Read More

Defense and Promotion of Tasting Rooms

Join CCBA Executive Director Tom McCormick, Freetail Brewing Co owner and past BA Board Member Scott Metzger, and BA Chief Economist Bart Watson as they discuss the state of tasting room rights in 2018. They will focus on recent changes …Read More

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