Study: Beer Industry Contributes $246 Billion to U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, DC—A new economic impact study released today shows America’s beer industry—made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and retailers—directly and indirectly contributes $246.6 billion annually to the U.S. economy. The American beer industry includes 2,851 brewing establishments, 3,728 distributors and 576,353 retailers. Jointly commissioned by the Beer Institute (BI) and the [...] Continue reading

BA Report: Craft Beer Continues Growing

BOULDER, CO—The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent American brewers, today released 2012 data on U.S. craft brewing growth. In a year when the total U.S. beer market grew by one percent, craft brewers saw a 15 percent rise in volume and a 17 percent increase in dollar growth, representing a total barrel increase of [...] Continue reading

Tickets Available for Premiere of Beer Hunter: The Movie

WASHINGTON, DC—The world premiere screening of Beer Hunter: The Movie, a documentary about acclaimed beer writer Michael Jackson, is coming soon. The premiere is scheduled for March 27 at RFD Washington. A limited number of tickets ($100 for VIP, $30 general admission) are available to purchase on the movie’s official website. Attendees will enjoy five [...] Continue reading