Often referred to as ‘the Olympics of Beer’, the World Beer Cup was developed in 1996 to celebrate the art and science of brewing.
The 35th edition of the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America (CBC) will be held in Nashville, Tennessee from April 30 to May 3.
Cans now account for more than 30 per cent of packaged craft beer in the United States, according to new research for the Brewers Association.
A new tool developed by an American research team aims to assist the beer community in executing more harmonious and imaginative food pairings.
There was little in the way of a pattern to the closures of 97 breweries in the United States last year, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson.
This week we caught up with the Brewers Association’s Chief Economist, Bart Watson, to discuss the state of the craft beer industry in the United States and what we can expect from the economy looking forward.
Breweries should focus unwaveringly on their local markets and not rely too heavily on one flagship beer, according to American industry pioneers.
Very few brewers pay adequate attention to ensuring their beers are of a consistently high quality when they are presented to consumers in the marketplace, according to Brewers Association quality ambassador Neil Witte.
India Pale Ale is still driving craft beer category growth in America, but some lower alcohol beer styles are also showing encouraging signs, the Craft Brewers Conference 2017 heard this week.
There are another 2400 breweries currently in planning in the United States, where regional players have been worse affected by increasingly fierce competition, according to the Brewers Association.