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Brewers Association, wary of decline in quality, urges homebrewers-turned-pro to boost quality control

By Alan J. Wax The Brewers Association (BA) says its concerned about declining quality of craft beer. Speaking on April 9 in Denver at the annual Craft Brewers Conference, BA director Paul Gatza said that while the number of breweries, … Continue reading

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Craft brewing industry defender award goes to Empire’s David Katleski

David Katleski, owner of Syracuse’s Empire Brewing Co. and the president of the New York State Brewers Association, received the Brewers Association’s F.X. Matt Defender of the Industry award the annual Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. The award, presented March 27 by Dick Cantwell, president … Continue reading

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Beer scribes re-constitute North American Beer Writers Guild

Meeting for the first time on March 29 at Craft Brewers Conference 13 in Washington, D.C., the reconstituted North American Guild of Beer Writers elected a board of directors. Elected co-chairs were Don Russell, Joe Sixpack columnist for the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Brewers Association Scherer Award Given to New Belgium’s Bouckaert

The Brewers Association, the trade group representing America’s independent brewers, gave its 2013 Russell Scherer Award for Innovation in Brewing to Peter Bouckaert, brewmaster at New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, Co. The award, presented March 27 at the BA’s … Continue reading

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