We’re now mere days removed from the takeover of Portland, Ore. by more than 10,000 beer industry professionals, all coming from far and wide for the Brewers Association’s annual Craft Brewers Conference. Inside the Oregon Convention Center next week, attendees will find some of the country’s preeminent industry advocates across the three tiers sharing their wisdom and trying to make sense of this booming trade from hop to truck to glass.
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While attending the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference earlier this month, Brewbound.com paid a visit to The Lost Abbey/Port Brewing Headquarters in San Marcos, Calif. In an interview with Co-Founder Tomme Arthur, we learned about growth plans for the company, a potential new brewery location, where the company is experiencing the most success and competition in… Read more »
Earlier this month, Brewbound.com caught up Bill Covaleski, the co-founder of Victory Brewing Company, at the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference. In a brief interview, Covaleski provided some insight on different areas of the country where his company is experiencing success.
Brewbound.com caught up with Luke Nicholas, the New Zealand native behind Epic Brewing Company (NZ), on the floor of the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference. In our short interview, we asked Nicholas to discuss the challenges he faces as a small import craft brand in a booming American marketplace.
BrewExpo America took place on May 3 & 4 this year at San Diego Town & Country Resort and Conference Center. BrewExpo America is the tradeshow component of the annual Craft Brewers Conference. This year’s CBC drew a record 4,500 attendees.
ANAHEIM, CA. – Evans Premium Lager, the upstart craft beer company that produces Evans Original, Evans Black and Evans Light lagers, is now on a level playing field with breweries with many more years of experience under their belt.
SAN DIEGO, CA — San Diego hosted the ninth bi-annual World Beer Cup┬« this past weekend in conjunction with the Craft Brewer’s Conference. The conference brings together brewers from around the world with 4,500 attendees. The competition is highly regarded and considered the largest international gathering of beers with more than 3,921 entries from 799… Read more »
These days, nearly every regional brewer is announcing major expansion plans. We’ve seen announcements from Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Victory Brewing, Lagunitas and most recently Oskar Blues. So what does the founder of a 23-year old brand think about it all?
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Marin Brewing Company was the proud recipient of 2 awards at the 2012 World Beer Cup ┬«, (WBC) a global beer competition presented by the Brewers Association (BA) that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers. Star Brew Wheat Wine Ale was awarded… Read more »
FORT COLLINS, CO — Odell Brewing Company’s three founders were honored in San Diego at the annual Craft Brewers Conference. Doug, Wynne, and Corkie Odell received the Brewers Association Recognition Award for their support of the industry as a whole, their long time commitment to local philanthropy and support of the homebrewing community, and their… Read more »
PASO ROBLES, CA – For a record fourth time since 2004, Firestone Walker Brewing Company and Brewmaster Matt Brynildson have been named Champion Brewery and Brewmaster in the category of Mid-Size Brewing Company at the 2012 World Beer Cup┬«, a prestigious global competition that this year included 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S…. Read more »
IRVINE, CA — Bayhawk Ales recently claimed a bronze medal in the 2012 World Beer Cup┬«, a global beer competition presented by the Brewers Association (BA) that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers.
REDLANDS, CA – Brewers from around the world received awards from an elite international panel of judges in the 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup┬« in San Diego, CA on May 5th. The ninth bi-annual competition boasted the strongest field of entrants on record, with 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S. states entering… Read more »
While there was plenty of excitement in the air last week at how large the annual Craft Brewers Conference had become, a few of the more seasoned attendees had some cautionary words when asked to reflect on various challenges facing craft brewers in today’s growing market.