Category Archives: craft beer

Craft Beer Sales Growth Moderates: IRI

Overall Beer sales within U.S. off premise channels have declined -1.1% on volume in the 52 weeks ending 12/02/2017, and Craft beer sales growth, while still positive has moderated substantially.

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Craft Beer and Big Beer Are Engaged in A ‘Civil War’ — But They May Have a Bigger Problem to Worry About

The beer industry has been plagued by millennials’ relative lack of interest. Beer penetration fell 1% from 2016 to 2017 in the US market, while both wine and spirits were unmoved, according to Nielsen ratings. Beer already lost 10% of market share to wine … Continue reading

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Craft Brew Alliance Sells Woodinville Property

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. agreed to sell its Woodinville, Wash., facility to Sound Commercial Investment Holdings, LLC for $24.5 million. The transaction is subject to a financing contingency and

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Top Bev/Al Lobbyists Urge Inclusion of Craft Bill in Tax Law

In a letter to the top members of the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, the Beer Institute, Brewers Association, Wine Institute, Wine America, Distilled Spirits Council and American Craft Spirits Association urged the Craft Beverage … Continue reading

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For 1st Time Since Civil War, Excise Taxes May Drop

There’s a chance that – for the first time since the Civil War – excise taxes may be reduced, thanks to the Craft Beverage Modernization Act. To help move from” chance” to “certainty,” Distilled Spirits Council members will call their … Continue reading

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Craft Brewers Lead Big Beer in Consumer Satisfaction

That’s what the latest American Consumer Satisfaction Index shows.  Craft brewers showed a 4% gain, resulting in a combined

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