Brewing Industry Guide Staff


As Clock Ticks on Brewery Tax Relief, BA Calls for Day of Action

Lower excise-tax rates in place since 2018 are set to expire, even as Congress has yet to approve additional pandemic-era economic stimulus for small businesses. The Brewers Association is urging breweries to contact lawmakers on Tuesday, December 1.

No Fest for FoBAB, But Its Barrel-Aged Beer Comp Rolls Forward

The pandemic has sidelined another festival, but the competition for barrel-aged beers will continue, and would-be festgoers can buy mixed sixers to participate from home.

Editors’ Picks: How to Make Hard Seltzer

Chris Colby's book digs into the methods, processes, and recipes that commercial brewers are using to grab a slice of the fastest-growing chunk of the drinks market.

Ingredients Shopping Goes Virtual, for Now

From online hops selection and virtual harvest to Craft Malt Week, producers and brewers are finding new ways to connect while travel is limited.

Brewers Publications Launches Book on Brewing Hard Seltzer

New book on making hard seltzer is aimed at professional brewers as well as enthusiasts.

Racism Concerns Drive Brewers Association's New Code of Conduct

Under criticism for not doing enough to address racism and other forms of discrimination, the trade group is laying the groundwork for possible expulsion of unruly members.

GABF Medal Categories Streamlined for 2020

Anticipating fewer entries this year, the Great American Beer Festival competition has combined some style categories, reducing them from 107 to 90.

Bottleshare, Brewers Association Partner on Relief Fund

Fundraising effort supports grants to help breweries in need cover their operational expenses.

Craft Beer & Brewing Cares Grants Go to Nearly 400 Businesses

We're awarding more than $325,000 in advertising to breweries and other businesses in need of a boost.

The CBC Goes Virtual

The Brewers Association unveils a plan to host an online version of the Craft Brewers Conference, featuring a schedule full of free seminars, open to anyone.