The leveling up of Millennials and Generation Z consumers is a bright spot on the horizon for craft beer, the beer industry’s leading economists said during last week’s Brewers Association Collab Hour webinar. “There’s really good tailwinds for craft,” Brewers Association (BA) chief economist Bart Watson said.
Craft brewers’ sales improved during the third quarter of 2020, but are still far off from where they were in 2019, according to a new analysis by Brewers Association (BA) chief economist Bart Watson. Combining several datasets tracking on-premise sales, Watson found that Q3 sales fell 22% below baseline, a marked improvement over Q2’s 45% below baseline.
The Brewers Association (BA) announced the winners of the 2020 Great American Beer Festival medal winners Friday night. Overall, the BA awarded 272 medals to 240 breweries during the ceremony.
The Brewers Association (BA) has published the complaint process for violations of the code of conduct its board of directors approved over the summer and named the three members of the complaint review board.
Voting has begun for the five seats open on the board of directors of the Brewers Association (BA), the non-profit trade group that represents the country’s small and independent brewers.
Bars and restaurants are unlikely to welcome new customers soon, as the number of people who feel comfortable going out has hit its max.
The ongoing economic pain points caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shut downs of on-premise retailers have led to severe consequences for the beer industry and adjacent businesses.
Heineken has entered the increasingly crowded hard seltzer segment with two different brands in different parts of the world. And After announcing the end of a tariff exemption for Canadian aluminum last month, President Donald Trump has changed his mind, according to a statement last week from the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
A month after launching its code of conduct for members, the Brewers Association (BA) shared its complaint and disciplinary process during a town hall meeting on Tuesday. “We’re interested in creating a process that provides education and self remediation — we’re not looking for punishment, cutting off heads,” said BA board member Wynne Odell, co-founder of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Odell Brewing.
Leaders in the beverage alcohol sector are urging industry advocates acrossthe nation to participate in a national Day of Action on September 9 by contacting theirmembers of Congress to urge passage of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax ReformAct, S.362/H.R. 1175 (CBMTRA).
So far, 2020 has defied definition for brewers. For many, the loss of sales inside their own taprooms and at bars and restaurants has been devastating. For others, pivoting to packaged beer sales has been successful but not enough to replace the lost on-premise revenue.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is in short supply, both gas suppliers and brewers have confirmed.
The board of directors of national not-for-profit trade group the Brewers Association (BA) has approved its first ever code of conduct for member breweries after criticism from industry professionals and consumers that it was too often silent in the wake of racist incidents.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on craft breweries are beginning to be revealed as the Brewers Association (BA) today reported that craft beer volumes have declined around 10% through the first half of 2020.