2012 Supplemental Stats Now in BAMO
The Members Only area of BrewersAssociation.org (which we affectionately call BAMO in our acronym soup) houses a spreadsheet that supplements the May/June issue of The New Brewer. Check it out.
Brewers Association Job Announcement
As we expand our involvement in resources related to technical brewing research and member education, the Brewers Association is looking to hire a Technical Brewing Projects Assistant.
BA Announces Lobbying Activities Percentage of Dues
Because the Brewers Association is involved in lobbying activities in Washington, DC, primarily on the excise tax bills in Congress, a percentage of member dues are not deductible as a business expense. For 2012, 20% of member dues were spent on lobbying.
U.S. Brewery Count Rises to 2,336
The year-end 2012 U.S. operating brewery count is in and the number has grown to 2,336--an increase of 387 more than the year-end 2011 brewery census.
Beer Drinkers' Right to Know
Craft brewers are standing up for beer drinker's right to know who is behind the beers they see at retail stores, bars and restaurants.
Conference Seminar Proposals Are Under Review
The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) Seminar Subcommittee is once again hard at work reviewing the 160+ proposals submitted by craft brewing community participants and others who have some expertise to add.
Better Beer Selection Improves Restaurant Sales
Some data came out that shows that beer sales start and grow with a better beer selection for customers.
Breweries in Planning Climb Over 1,300
The Brewers Association's mid-year craft stats press release came out earlier this month with growth numbers for the segment. the July numbers for brewery count and breweries in planning are now in.
August and IPA Day
India Pale Ales have become the most popular craft beer style, and August is the month we celebrate IPA Day, a grassroots celebration of this delightful style.
2011 Brewery Data Now in BAMO
We have finalized an Excel file with five tabs of additional craft brewer data. These data sheets are now available for members in the Brewers Association Members Only area.