Entries tagged ‘craft beer’
- 11.12.11Brewers Association Redefines “Craft Brewer”
The Brewers Association has voted to change their designation of “small” in its definition of a “craft brewer” and ups the amount of beer that an independent brewery can produce.
- 06.17.10Does Beer Ever Expire?
Will a beer left sealed in the bottle ever expire? The short answer is yes. But the longer answer is that it depends. We’ve all wondered about it, TheKitchn recently looked at the science a bit… and it got us thinking…
- 06.15.10Boston Beer: Keeping Sam Adams Crafty
The Boston Beer Company, brewer extraordinaire of Sam Adams, is trying to hold on to their official designation as a “craft beer,” according to the New York Times.
- 03.11.10Craft Beer Sales Up Despite Overall Beer Decline
National sales of craft beer grew 10.3 percent in 2009, despite the fact that overall beer sales in the United States fell by 2.2 percent, according to figures released Tuesday by the Brewers Association.
- 28.18.09Craft Beer Sales Rise
National sales of craft beer rose 9 percent in the first half of 2009 despite the economic downturn, the Brewers Association reported recently. Take that, Big Beer!
- 15.29.09Sam Adams Getting Too Big for it’s Barley
The Washington Post has an interesting article about the largest small-brewer of them all, Sam Adams. Perhaps as early as this year Boston Beer–the brewers of Samuel Adams–will no longer be considered a craft brewer.
- 13.18.09Economy Still Bad, Craft Brewers Still Up
Our economic meltdown has stifled entrepreneurial activity across the board. But as we’ve mentioned recently, craft beer makers are seeing slow, but still-strong sales increases as they outperform the rest of beer industry.
- 03.8.09Beer Wars, the Movie
Beer Wars is an upcoming documentary about the clash between corporate beer companies and independent brewers. The movie is billed as an irreverent and comical journey through the underbelly of the American beer industry. Hmmm… might be more like the beer belly of the industry.
- 12.24.09Economy Bad, Beer Good: Sales Are Up For Craft Brewers
Americans may be cutting back their expenses to weather the turbulent economy, but they’re still drinking craft beer. As sales of many products are tanking, craft beer makers are seeing slow, but still-strong sales increases as they outperform the rest of beer industry.
- 04.9.08Samuel Adams Recalls Some Brew
Boston Beer Co., the Boston brewer of Samuel Adams craft beers, said it is recalling an undetermined amount of beer because of defective bottles that may contain glass particles. The company said the defective bottles came from a glass company that provides Boston Beer with about a quarter of its glass bottles. The “small grains […]