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.
Just one bad beer can cause irreparable damage to a brewery’s reputation, beer quality expert Dick Cantwell has warned Australian brewers.
The Craft Brewers Conference 2016 occasioned a meeting of passionate brewers and historians interested in collaborating on a worldwide effort to unearth “lost” beer styles.
India Pale Ale looks set to continue its outright domination of craft beer in the United States, but Australia’s largest drinks retailer believes price and other factors will stifle the category’s growth back home.
America’s small and independent brewers must not cede an inch in their battle against the multinationals, Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease declared as the Craft Brewers Conference 2016 got underway in Philadelphia.
Small and independent craft brewers now have a 12 per cent market share in the USA.
This week we catch up with Denita Wawn, Chief Executive Officer of the Brewers Association and also Mazen Hajar, co-founder of Melbourne’s Hawkers Beer.
America’s craft brewing industry has continued its strong growth in the first half of 2015, according to new data.
A United States senator has introduced legislation that would cut taxes and modernise outdated regulations for the country’s craft brewers.