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CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE SPEAKER LIST

This year’s lineup of featured speakers for the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Las Vegas April 21-24, has been announced. They are: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Fawn Weaver, business entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey. Featured speakers and topics: BART WATSON, Chief Economist for the Brewers Association —...
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Czech glass is world class

There are beer glasses and then there are Czech beer glasses. Any true enthusiast appreciates the difference. Made famous by its brewing industry, Czech glassware has been added to the World Heritage list by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. In mid-December, the Czech Republic’s nomination was approved...
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The 2023 Year in Craft Beer

The craft brewing industry had its share of challenges in 2023. The Brewers Association has recapped a year that proved difficult for many small and independent brewers facing a mature, competitive marketplace. Its midyear survey indicated a production dip, with all signs pointing to production being down in 2023, the...
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CRAFT BREWER DEFINITION OFFICIALLY UPDATED . . . AGAIN

For the fourth time since 2OO7, the US Brewer’s Association has officially updated its definition of craft beer, removing the outdated requirement that the majority of beers be “traditional”, allowing brewers to innovate in new areas without sacrificing their “craft” status. Under the previous definition, a craft brewer was defined...
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Last year had its share of ups and downs for the craft beer industry but there were more than a few highlights and defining moments of success. Of particular note in 2O18: STABLE AND STEADY The craft brewing industry continues to grow. The Brewers Association’s mid-year survey measured 5 percent...
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2O19 CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE & BREWEXPO AMERICA

Early Bird Registration for the 2O19 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America (CBC) is now open. Early Bird pricing is available through February 12 and tickets may be purchased at craftbrewersconference.com/register. Taking place in Denver, Colorado from APRIL 8 to 11, the 36th annual CBC will feature speakers including Bruce...
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BEER . . . IT’S WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST

Well, sort of. In another example of recycling, cereal giant Kellogg’s and UK-based brewery Seven Bro7hers have teamed up to create a beer made with cornflakes that were either too big, too small or overcooked to make it through quality control but are perfectly same for consumption. The beer, called...
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PLANT BASED BEER RINGS

Another beer brand is committing to helping the environment. In an effort to help reduce ocean pollution, Corona is piloting plastic-free six-pack rings in select markets beginning with Mexico. It’s part of their initiative with Parley for the Oceans to lead the industry with eco-friendly packaging. Both Corona and Parley...
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WACHUSETT BREW YARD MOVES INDOORS

WACHUSETT BREWING COMPANY is expanding their on-site experience by bringing their summer Brew Yard concept indoors. The new indoor Brew Yard extends the popularity of the outdoor version that opened last summer to now create a year-round destination for craft beer fans across New England. Visitors can buy pints, grab...
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TACO BELL BEER

BEER LOVERS REJOICE.  Taco Bell now has its own beer brand so you can sip while you snack on tacos and chalupas.  The beer, Beach Bell, is a Mexican-style amber lager created in conjunction with Four Sons Brewing, a craft brewer in Huntington Beach, California.  Alas, the beer is currently...
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