MONDAY BEER LINKS, MUSING 03.08.14 Good morning. This week an international collection of links. From the United States The “big” story last week was the Brewers Association revising its definition of “craft brewer” (including that the association does not define “craft beer,” only “craft brewer”). I couldn’t pick just one post to link to, so […]
You will remember the great botch of 2012 when the Brewers Association in the US declared that the beer drinking public was being fooled unaware of their beer was craft or whether it was "from a crafty large brewer, seeking to capitalize on the mounting success of small and independent craft brewers." Crafty. Show More Summary
Boulder, CO – At a two-day meeting held February 26-27 in Boulder, Colo., the Brewers Association(BA) Board of Directors… The post Brewers Association Board Meeting Produces Strategic Changes appeared first on thefullpint.com.
The Brewers Association Board of Directors has approved changes to its statements of purpose, mission, core values and beliefs, as well as its definition of craft brewer. “The changes to fundamental elements of our industry were undertaken with significant deliberation and consideration of many voices,” Paul Gatza, Brewers Association director, said for a press release […]
Gov. Jan Brewer at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Feb. 2014. Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination...Show More Summary
Sources close to Gov. Jan Brewer say today that she is likely to veto Arizona's hate bill. Brewer, who has been in Washington attending the annual National Governors Association meeting this week, has publicly said she still has to look...Show More Summary
Apple has asked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a “religious freedom” bill that would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, the Associated Press reports. Company spokeswoman Kristin Hueget confirmed Apple “had reached out to Brewer and urged a veto,” according to the report. Show More Summary
The Brewers Association recently released data from a comprehensive 2012 study that examined the state of brewing in the United States. Some fascinating info and statistics came out of the study if you’re a beer geek. Craft brewing has a $33.9 billion impact on the U.S. Show More Summary
Small and independent American craft breweries added $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012, according to a new report from the Brewers Association. California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Colorado made the largest economic contribution overall. Show More Summary
The Brewers Association announced that by its calculation craft brewers contributed $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012. The figure is derived from the total impact of beer brewed by craft brewers as it moves through the three-tier system (breweries, wholesalers and retailers), as well as all non-beer products that brewpub restaurants sell. “With […]
Boulder, CO – According to a new analysis by the Brewers Association (BA) – the not-for-profit trade association tha… The post Craft Brewers’ Economic Contribution Reaches $34 Billion appeared first on thefullpint.com.
Sacramento, CA – The California Craft Brewers Association is having its Fall General Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th at UC Davi… The post California Craft Brewers Association Extends Invite to Fall Meeting appeared first on thefullpint.com.
The 2013 event required 201 judges from 11 countries who judged 4,809 different beers across 84 distinct style categories, making the 2013 GABF the grandest and most comprehensive competition of both professional and amateur breweries in its history.
In doing a little background research for The Session #80 I came across a 1980 article in the Master Brewers Association of the Americas Technical Quarterly titled “Beers for the Future.” Alas, it is mostly an examination of the how and why of producing low-alcohol beers. So no nifty predictions about beers made with pumpkins […]
For this month's edition of The Session, Derek of It's Not Just the Alcohol Talking asks "Is Craft Beer A Bubble?" Hmm... I wrote about how badly the Brewers Association's misdirection on the topic was handled a few weeks ago but itShow More Summary
If there is "crafty" then one would expect there is also "smally" right? Apparently, the US lobby group the Brewers Association is out to prove just that with this weird blurt issued today. It's an argument made against the discussion...Show More Summary
CraftBeer.com — the Brewers Association website for beer lovers — has announced the winners in voting for “Great American Beer Bar.” Readers selected their favorite bars in each of five U.S. geographical regions as well as picking overall...Show More Summary
After winning a major victory in the lege this summer, the Texas Craft Brewers Association returns to Fiesta Gardens for a huge Texas beer showcase next month. [ more › ]
Associates of Alex Rodriguez reportedly leaked information about Milwaukee Brewers superstar Ryan Braun after a Miami New Times article implicated Rodriguez in a performance-enhancing drugs scandal in January. Rodriguez's team reportedly purchased unredacted documents about Braun and subsequently leaked the information to Yahoo! Sports. Show More Summary
Lovers of hoppy beer will note that Thursday, August 1 is IPA Day. Founded in 2011, by the Colorado-based Brewers Association to “unite craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers and brewers worldwide, using social media as the common arena for...Show More Summary