Craft beer volume up four percent in 2018, according to new growth report

craft beer growth report 2018

The craft beer industry continues to grow slowly and steadily even as the overall beer market continues to shrink. 2018 sales data released on April 2 by the Brewers Association in their annual growth report showed the craft beer segment growing by four percent and increasing craft’s overall beer market share by volume to 13.2 […]

Big Oyster named among the fastest-growing craft breweries in the U.S.

On March 27, the Brewers Association released its second annual list of the 50 fastest-growing small and independent craft breweries in the United States. Delmarva’s own Big Oyster Brewery of Rehoboth Beach, DE ranked #2 on the list, second only to Lake Time Brewery of Clear Lake, IA. These 50 small and independent breweries experienced […]

Brewers Association awards 2019 research grants to hop and barley projects

Boulder, Colo.—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—today announced the recipients of its 2019 Research and Service Grants Program, designed to further the development of a healthy and sustainable raw materials supply chain. This year, 17 grants totaling $509,058 were awarded to researchers and organizations across the country. “Ensuring a healthy supply […]

Beer Watch: While mainstream beer sales decline, craft industry grows

Beer Watch March

There’s a lot going on in the worlds of both craft and mainstream beer this month, from new numbers on 2017 production to a tariff that could impact breweries across the United States. Here’s your March Beer Watch. Craft industry is growing, but slowing down Small and Independent Brewers See Sustained Growth in 2017 Boulder, […]