Craft brewers saw volume2 rise 13 percent, with a 15 percent increase in retail sales from 2010 to 2011, representing a total barrel increase of 1.3 million.
One of the most frustrating aspects of the Australian International Beer Awards is that, in their quest to be big and international, there is no availability restriction for entries. While this does lead to a large number of international entries and does provide stiff competition for brewers, it really does little to generate excitement for… Read more →
It may seem a strange thing, but even an act as simple as being able to define the size of the craft beer market can play a role in seeing that market grow. As media interest in this segment of the market grows, one of the first things journalists often ask about beer is, “how… Read more →
Pete Mitcham discovers that the bubbles in your beer aren’t the only useful gases in brewing…
With the explosion of small, flavour-driven breweries in the United States, the US Brewers Association adopted a rigid definition of ‘craft beer’.