Archive for March, 2018

Smaller breweries drive craft growth

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The number of operating breweries in the United States grew 16% in 2017 and smaller breweries generally fared better than large ones. Total beer sales declined 1% for the year, while craft (as defined by the Brewers Association) beer sales grew 5%. Microbreweries, meaning ones that made 15,000 barrels or less, and brewpubs delivered 76% […]

Pennsylvania earmarks $704,985 for beer projects

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has awarded grants totaling $704,985 to 13 projects to increase the production of Pennsylvania-made malt and brewed beverages and enhance the Pennsylvania beer industry through promotion, marketing, and research-based programs and projects. “Brewing beer is an important industry to Pennsylvania’s economy that is growing,” Governor Tom Wolf said in a […]